In Windows 8, how do I keep a window above other windows, like the "Always On Top" option on many Linux desktops?

Related: Is it possible to get the Ubuntu 'Always on top' functionality in Windows?

DeskPins works in Windows 7, but not Windows 8. Is there software for Windows 8 that provides "Always On Top" functionality?


In the question you link to, there's an answer that suggests using an Autohotkey script:

The program is written in Autohotkey with a single line of code:

^SPACE::  Winset, Alwaysontop, , A

I can personally recommend this script as I've used it daily for years. Simply run it and press Ctrl+Space to toggle whether the window is always on top or not.

Plus it's really light on resources.

Original link to the download (from answer): http://dl.dropbox.com/u/149566/Downloads/always-on-top.zip

  • I have an executable (probably from that answer you linked) and it works fantastically. – Michael Frank Dec 10 '13 at 1:27

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