switching b/w running applications (mouse shortcut)

Do you all remember windows 3d application switcher? So basically I want to be able to do a 3 finger click and use my 4th finger to slide left or right to switch between/preview running applications & upon release it would bring that applications forward/select it.

I can use optimal layout and use 3 finger click as option+tab but I can't just use the 4th finger to slide between applications and upon release select the app.

Does anyone have any tips to do this or a better way of using the mouse to skim through and select running applications?

Thanks a head

So I can use tip tap to bring up application switcher but now the issue is being able to view those applications before opening them