Compare CsWin32 vs SRWE and see what are their differences.


A source generator to add a user-defined set of Win32 P/Invoke methods and supporting types to a C# project. (by microsoft)


Simple Runtime Window Editor (by dtgDTGdtg)
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CsWin32 SRWE
23 44
1,588 351
3.3% -
0.0 0.0
17 days ago almost 3 years ago
C# C#
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of CsWin32. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-18.


Posts with mentions or reviews of SRWE. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-17.
  • Triple Monitor Support. Lets Push For It Again!
    2 projects | /r/EliteDangerous | 17 Feb 2023
    - Install SRWE from https://github.com/dtgDTGdtg/SRWE/releases
  • Forcing AMS2 to start on second/third monitor, and resolution change
    2 projects | /r/AUTOMOBILISTA | 13 Jan 2023
    You can try SWRE, I didn't have much luck with it on AMS2 but it helped me get triple screen w/o Nvidia Surround enabled on ACC.
  • [Tip] Playing in "windowed" mode (WINDOWS ONLY)
    2 projects | /r/GeForceNOW | 29 Sep 2022
    I use Simple Runtime Window Editor (SRWE).
  • [Skywalker Saga] How to play on dual monitor setup (PC only)
    2 projects | /r/LegoStarWarsVideoGame | 5 Apr 2022
    That might be because you downloaded the sourcecode instead of the build. what you need is "SRWE_236.zip" in the release section (right side of your screen), here is the link for instant download: click
    2 projects | /r/LegoStarWarsVideoGame | 5 Apr 2022
    You need this open source tool that can change window sizes and positioning at runtime: dtgDTGdtg/SRWE: Simple Runtime Window Editor (github.com)
  • Fixing my BF1942 woes with Win32 APIs
    4 projects | dev.to | 20 Jan 2022
    //A snippet of the code that helped me with the Win32 APIs from the Simple Runtime Window Editor (SRWE) //Source: https://github.com/dtgDTGdtg/SRWE/blob/b439859e15ca44b6c4715fdb015c321a49ef634a/SRWE/Window.cs public void RemoveBorders() { uint nStyle = (uint)WinAPI.GetWindowLong(m_hWnd, WinAPI.GWL_STYLE); nStyle = (nStyle | (WinAPI.WS_THICKFRAME + WinAPI.WS_DLGFRAME + WinAPI.WS_BORDER)) ^ (WinAPI.WS_THICKFRAME + WinAPI.WS_DLGFRAME + WinAPI.WS_BORDER); WinAPI.SetWindowLong(m_hWnd, WinAPI.GWL_STYLE, nStyle); nStyle = (uint)WinAPI.GetWindowLong(m_hWnd, WinAPI.GWL_EXSTYLE); nStyle = (nStyle | (WinAPI.WS_EX_DLGMODALFRAME + WinAPI.WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE + WinAPI.WS_EX_CLIENTEDGE + WinAPI.WS_EX_STATICEDGE)) ^ (WinAPI.WS_EX_DLGMODALFRAME + WinAPI.WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE + WinAPI.WS_EX_CLIENTEDGE + WinAPI.WS_EX_STATICEDGE); WinAPI.SetWindowLong(m_hWnd, WinAPI.GWL_EXSTYLE, nStyle); uint uFlags = WinAPI.SWP_NOSIZE | WinAPI.SWP_NOMOVE | WinAPI.SWP_NOZORDER | WinAPI.SWP_NOACTIVATE | WinAPI.SWP_NOOWNERZORDER | WinAPI.SWP_NOSENDCHANGING | WinAPI.SWP_FRAMECHANGED; WinAPI.SetWindowPos(m_hWnd, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, uFlags); }

What are some alternatives?

When comparing CsWin32 and SRWE you can also consider the following projects:

ClangSharp - Clang bindings for .NET written in C#

Vanara - A set of .NET libraries for Windows implementing PInvoke calls to many native Windows APIs with supporting wrappers.

terrafx.interop.windows - Interop bindings for Windows.

pinvoke - A library containing all P/Invoke code so you don't have to import it every time. Maintained and updated to support the latest Windows OS.

cheat-engine - Cheat Engine. A development environment focused on modding

cppcomponents - Allows you to write binary components in C++11 that can be used across different compilers and standard libraries

CppSharp - Tools and libraries to glue C/C++ APIs to high-level languages

Borderless1942 - Allows Battlefield 1942 to be borderless

FrostMemory - Basic RPM/WPM Library I wrote.

DisplayMagician - DisplayMagician is an open source tool for automatically configuring your displays and sound for a game or application from a single Windows Shortcut.