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Cycling through minimized windows

In Mac OS X, how can cycle through minimized windows and/or maximize them using a shortcut?

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Guest [Entry]

"In addition to the built-in ways of cycling through windows, there is a nice shareware utility called Witch that is like Command + Tab on steroids. (You can easily remap keyboard shortcuts so that Witch uses Command + Tab, too.)

The website for the software is here (complete with a very nice screenshot).

The program costs 10 euros to register, but appears to work for a very long time without registration -- I finally did so after several months of use.

Highly recommended, especially for someone like me who came over from the Windows world recently and for whom the native Mac way of window-switching didn't quite mesh with my habits."
Guest [Entry]

If full keyboard access is turned on in the system preferences, you can also use Ctrl + F3 to give the dock the keyboard focus. With the cursor keys you can then navigate to the the minimized window and use Return to unminimize the window.
Guest [Entry]

"Here is a previous discussion with all kinds of useful os x shortcuts including the Ctrl-F4 mentioned by John T.

superuser.com/questions/3927/windows-to-mac-os-migration-tips-cheat-sheet"