Beryl 0.2.1 Description:
Beryl was an open source project that provides users with a composite window manager for Linux-based operating systems. It could be used on top of a running desktop environment. The project has been discontinued in 2007 and merged with the Compiz software, which is now known as Compiz Fusion. It was based on the Open Graphics Library (OpenGL) and designed to be highly flexible, portable, extensible and portable, while keeping in mind that users want for their desktops better than the developers do. Highlights of Beryl include Mac OS X expose like effect, live window previews, drag and drop support, improved visual identification, better selection control, shade windows, negative windows, transparency, saturation and brightness settings, zoomed Interaction, and GNOME Terminal true transparency.