Alternatives to Afloat for all platforms with any license

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  • OnTopReplica icon

    OnTopReplica

    A lightweight application that provides a real-time thumbnail replica of any window of your choice. OnTopReplica will stay always on top, allowing you to keep track of...

    Open Source Windows

  • DeskPins

    DeskPins can be used to make any application topmost, that is, to keep it above all other windows. Just grab a pin from the DeskPins icon in the system notification area...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.30, released in June 2004, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
  • DuplicateWindows icon

    DuplicateWindows

    Visually copy a window on the Mac Duplicate Windows visually copies any window in Mac OS X live and on-the-fly. It’s like display mirroring for individual windows! I...

    Commercial Mac

  • Nail it! icon

    Nail it!

    Nail It is an ancient but tiny utility that lets you make any window stay on top of other windows temporarily. It resides in the system tray, has three options...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued no link at website.
  • WindowWatcher

    WindowWatcher is a free hybrid window magnifier and remote control spy. It gives Windows the ability to have proper and resizable picture-in-picture support above and...

    Free Windows

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  • Overlay2 icon

    Overlay2

    Overlay2 is like digital tracing paper for your computer. It opens a semi-transparent floating image over video capture or editing software, or 3D modelling software, so...

    Commercial Mac Windows

    • Floating and image and floating an app window are two different things. Guest • Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Duplicate Windows icon

    Duplicate Windows

    Duplicate Windows allows for the graphical duplication of any window in Mac OS X, live and on-the-fly.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Uberlayer icon

    Uberlayer

    With the Uberlayer app you can put floating images on top of your computer screen. Maybe you want to proof a design to the pixel, watermark a presentation or always have...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Overlay icon

    Overlay

    A frame that allows you to have an image or even PDF displayed semi-transparently in front of everything. It enables you to copy, trace, or compare designs, images, and...

    Commercial Mac

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    GluePrint

    Turn any mockup into a floating guide, and visually align pixels with ease. Use GluePrint to implement your interfaces pixel perfect. Simply open a mockup and lock it...

    Commercial Mac

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Afloat Comments

No free always-on-top for mac, O RLY?

Negative Comment by AnonA2PL
about Afloat May 2015

Hard to find free app that can make every app afloat, on windows it's free. Damn patent trolling! Maybe there's a torrent or something.

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