Alternatives to Cinch for all platforms with any license

  • Spectacle icon

    Spectacle

    Using Spectacle you can view multiple documents side-by-side, move windows to other displays, or even focus your full attention to a single task.

    Open Source Mac

  • BetterTouchTool icon

    BetterTouchTool

    BetterTouchTool is a great, feature packed app that allows you to configure many gestures for your Magic Mouse (1 & 2), Macbook Trackpad and Magic Trackpad (1 & 2) and also Mouse Gestures for normal mice. It also allows you to...

    Commercial macOS

  • WinSplit Revolution icon

    WinSplit Revolution

    WinSplit Revolution is a small utility which allows you to easily organize your open windows by tiling, resizing and positioning them to make the best use of your desktop real estate.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 11.04, released on April 12, 2011, can be still downloaded from Download.com
  • Divvy icon

    Divvy

    Divvy is an entirely new way of managing your workspace. It allows you to quickly and efficiently "divvy up" your screen into exact portions. With Divvy, it is as simple as calling up the interface, clicking and dragging....

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Shiftit icon

    Shiftit

    ShiftIt is an application for OSX that allows you to quickly manipulate window position and size using keyboard shortcuts. It intends to become a full featured window organizer for OSX. It is a complete rewrite of the original ShiftIt...

    Open Source macOS

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  • BetterSnapTool icon

    BetterSnapTool

    BetterSnapTool is a utility that mimics Windows 7 Aero snap, allowing you to easily manage your window positions and sizes by either dragging them to one of your screens corners or to the top, left or right side of your screen. This...

    Commercial Mac

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    Preme for Windows

    Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality. Key features: # Touch the corners of your desktop to push shortcut key or open any file or hide an active...

    Free Windows

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  • Moom icon

    Moom

    Moom allows you to easily move and zoom windows to predefined areas of the screen, or to make them full-screen, using either the mouse or the keyboard. When used via the mouse, all you need to do is hover over the green resize...

    Commercial Mac

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  • HyperDock icon

    HyperDock

    HyperDock adds Windows 7 like features and more to Mac OS X. Select individual application windows & tabs just by moving the mouse on a dock item, use mouse clicks to quickly open new windows and many more." *Window...

    Commercial Mac

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  • WindowGrid icon

    WindowGrid

    WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid. WindowGrid gives functionality to the normally useless right mouse button when moving a window. Doing...

    Free Windows

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  • SizeUp icon

    SizeUp

    SizeUp allows you to quickly position a window to fill exactly half the screen (splitscreen), a quarter of the screen (quadrant), full screen, or centered via the menu bar or configurable system-wide shortcuts (hotkeys). Similar to...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Chameleon Window Manager icon

    Chameleon Window Manager

    Chameleon Window Manager will allow you to control the windows of your programs using customizable buttons added to the title bars of the windows (Always on Top, Minimize to Tray, Minimize to Caption, Specify Transparency, Position...

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer

  • Windownaut icon

    Windownaut

    Windownaut is versatile window management app that let's you define keyboard shortcuts and active areas on your screen to resize an position the windows on your desktop.

    Commercial Mac

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  • reSizer icon

    reSizer

    reSizer is a system utility that enables keyboard shortcuts to focus, move, resize and change other window properties in a fast and intuitive way without even touching the mouse. Features: Keyboard shortcuts for moving and...

    Free Windows

  • Breeze icon

    Breeze

    Breeze gives you simple window management on Mac OS X through a concept called “window states”. When you assign a keyboard shortcut to a window state, Breeze remembers the relative size and position of the focused window. At any...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Slate icon

    Slate

    Slate is a window management application similar to Divvy and SizeUp (except better and free!). Originally written to replace them due to some limitations in how each work, it attempts to overcome them by simply being extremely...

    Open Source Mac

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  • Stay icon

    Stay

    If you’re fastidious about keeping your windows tidy, Stay is for you. Stay ensures that your windows are always where you want them to be, even as you connect and disconnect displays.

    Commercial Mac

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  • WindowTidy icon

    WindowTidy

    Arrange your application windows using nothing but drag and drop! There are no hot-keys to remember or menus to click, just drag and drop a window onto Layout Icon and it will instantly snap to that layout. The behaviour and...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Mjolnir icon

    Mjolnir

    mjolnir - Lightweight automation and productivity app for OS X Mjolnir is an OS X app that lets you automate common tasks using the language Lua. At its core, it doesn't actually do anything besides load up a Lua environment;...

    Open Source Mac

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  • WinNumpad Position icon

    WinNumpad Position

    WinNumpad Positioner is a lightweight and snappy Windows management tool that repositions Windows using simple Windows Key + Numpad combinations.

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature
  • Flexiglass icon

    Flexiglass

    Among the countless number of applications that just lay out windows on your desktop Flexiglass actually offers a convenient way to move, resize, maximize, and close windows on a Mac with a mouse, trackpad and keyboard. *Move &...

    Commercial Mac

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  • TileWindows icon

    TileWindows

    TileWindows helps you to easily organize your desktop: Move and resize your application windows, so you can view them side by side, by using keyboard shortcuts. All shortcuts are customizable.

    Commercial Mac

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    • Discontinued App no longer on app store. Site out of date.
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    Windy

    Windy - enhanced window manager. windy does window management a breeze. It started as a windows alternative to divvy, but now it has evolved with into its own. Thanks to the generous feedback from you folks. whats different...

    Free Windows

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  • PyGrid

    PyGrid is a small utility which allows you to easily organize your open windows by tiling, resizing and positioning them to make the best use of your desktop real estate. It's easy to configure and supports multiple monitors.

    Open Source Linux

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  • QuickTile

    A lightweight utility for allowing you to quickly snap windows to a tiling grid under your existing Linux window manager. Can be triggered via keyboard shortcuts, the command line, or D-Bus calls.

    Open Source Linux

  • Zones for Mac icon

    Zones for Mac

    Useful window arrangement ("snap-to-edge") utility that works well with multiple screens.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Magnet (Windows Manager) icon

    Magnet (Windows Manager)

    Every time you want to copy content from one app to the other, compare files side by side or multitask in any other way, you need all the windows arranged accordingly. Magnet makes this process clean and simple. In just one drag to...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Optimal Layout icon

    Optimal Layout

    Optimal Layout is a powerful Mac OS X application for managing your applications windows. Optimal Layout gives you keyboard shortcuts to instantly organize your windows and simple ways to layout windows with your mouse.

    Commercial Mac

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  • iSnap icon

    iSnap

    Managing the windows on your computer has become a snap! With the iSnap app, you can organize various windows to fit perfectly on your screen and access them simultaneously! By clicking and dragging your windows to various sections...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Split Screen icon

    Split Screen

    Split Screen allows you to effortlessly resize windows to exactly half your desktop at the touch of a simple keystroke. Gone are the days of trying to resize windows to fit nicely next to each other, with Split Screen it is as easy as...

    Commercial Mac

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  • DoublePane icon

    DoublePane

    Have you ever wasted time repositioning application windows so you can see two windows simultaneously? DoublePane effortlessly repositions application windows to maximize your screen space for easy side-by-side viewing. With one...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Deskovery icon

    Deskovery

    Deskovery is an OS X window manager. Windowshade, align, resize, change transparency of your windows.

    Commercial Mac

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  • AROW icon

    AROW

    Arrange, resize, snap, and move windows in OS X with the help of keyboard shortcuts, certain window dragging gestures, or using OS X's window buttons.

    Commercial Mac

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Cinch Comments

Simple, but not good enough to justify the price

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Cinch Jan 2013

Cinch is nice and simple (and looks good), but at $7, that's a tough sell when you have competitors like Small BetterTouchTool iconBetterTouchTool.

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