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    Commercial Mac

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

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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.