After you launch Chameleon Window Manager it will display all configurations in a pane on the left, all windows will be listed in the second pane on the right, and a additional information about every program will be given below.

Left pane

Left pane


Windows - Windows currently running.
Configuration - Window settings in the current configuration.
General rules - Rules can be created based on frequently used settings and applied quickly to any window.


It's list of all your configurations.
Configurations starting with _AutoSave are backups saved automatically.
The last loaded configuration is highlighted in bold.
For more information, click here.

Here you can select what should be displayed in the list:
Invisible windows - This allows you to display hidden windows.
Group items - The windows will be grouped according to programs.

List of windows

Windows with different statuses are highlighted in different colors:
Black: normally running windows.
Grey: recently closed windows.
Blue: recently opened windows.
Purple: windows with applied rule.
Red: frozen windows.
To perform any operation with the windows, you can open the context menu with a right click or you can click them to open the floating menu. Double-click a program to quickly open its settings.
You can right-click the header of the list to select the columns you want to see displayed (this works for all lists used in the program).

Displaying additional information about every window

Here you can see a brief description of the program that created the window, together with the window's size and position, transparency status and monitor location.

Quick search

You can search any active list in the program by starting to type a word.
The program searches through all available data (paths, descriptions, etc).
You can cancel the search results by pressing the Esc key.

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