On my Mac, I commonly use a mix of native apps (like Excel) and webapps (like Google Docs) in Chrome. Is there any way to get Cmd-Tab to cycle through the apps and webapps one at a time, instead of treating Chrome as a single app?


After a long search, I found HyperSwitch which lets me alt-tab between chrome windows. This works for chrome apps or separate chrome windows.

  • Thanks, just tried it but it doesn't treat Chrome tabs as separate windows, so it doesn't fit the bill, but it's still a cool utility. – Ghopper21 Jun 10 '15 at 15:02
  • Right. But it does work between multiple chrome windows. So, you could open up Gmail, Google Docs, Gdrive, etc. each in its own chrome window. This is what I do. – jmvidal Jun 11 '15 at 15:21
  • Is hyper switch buggy for you too or is it just me? It crashes a lot and it cant handle situation when you want to switch between fullscreen and standard app. – Srneczek Jun 8 '16 at 11:31

There isn't any easy way I can think of, but you can create a site-specific browser for certain web apps, using Fluid.

Web applications like Gmail, Facebook, Campfire and Pandora are becoming more and more like desktop applications every day. Running each of these web apps in a separate tab in your browser can be a real pain.

Fluid lets you create a Real Mac App (or "Fluid App") out of any website or web application, effectively turning your favorite web apps into OS X desktop apps.

In essence, you'll get a separate application for each of your web apps.

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