Alternatives to Optimal Layout for all platforms with any license



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  • BetterTouchTool icon


    BetterTouchTool is a great, feature packed app that allows you to configure many gestures for your Magic Mouse (1 & 2), Macbook...

    Commercial macOS

  • WinSplit Revolution icon

    WinSplit Revolution Discontinued

    WinSplit Revolution is a small utility which allows you to easily organize your open windows by tiling, resizing and positioning them...

    Free Windows

  • Spectacle icon


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

    Open Source Mac

  • AquaSnap icon


    Too many windows on your screen? Stop wasting your productivity. AquaSnap brings new easy and efficient ways to manage multiple...

    Freemium Windows

  • Divvy icon


    Divvy is an entirely new way of managing your workspace. It allows you to quickly and efficiently "divvy up" your screen...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Shiftit icon


    ShiftIt is an application for OSX that allows you to quickly manipulate window position and size using keyboard shortcuts. It intends...

    Open Source macOS

  • AutoSizer icon


    AutoSizer automatically resizes programs for you, keeping them at a specific size or keeping them maximized. One popular use is to...

    Free Windows

  • Actual Window Manager icon

    Actual Window Manager

    Actual Window Manager is 13 tools in 1. You can add new buttons to any windows title bar, add transparency effect to any window...

    Commercial Windows

  • RBTray icon


    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

    Open Source Windows

  • Moom icon


    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...

    Commercial Mac

  • Preme for Windows icon

    Preme for Windows

    Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality. Key features:...

    Free Windows

  • DM2 icon

    DM2 Discontinued

    DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is...

    Open Source Windows

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    GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids. GridMove is a program that aims at...

    Free Personal Windows

  • TaskSpace icon


    TaskSpace is a simple Windows application intended to group ANY applications in a single window(task space) to provide fast and easy...

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer

  • eXtra Buttons icon

    eXtra Buttons Discontinued

    eXtra Buttons lets you add up to 10 additional buttons to the title bar of each window, which allow you to minimize the window to the...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

  • MaxTo icon


    MaxTo is a small Windows program that divides your monitors into regions. When you maximize a window, it will no longer fit the entire...

    Commercial Windows

  • allSnap icon


    allSnap is a small system tray app that makes all top level windows automatically align like they do in programs such as Winamp or...

    Free Windows

  • KWin

    KWin is a window manager for the X Window System, and is in the process of becoming a Wayland compositor. It is an integral part, and...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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  • SizeUp icon


    SizeUp allows you to quickly position a window to fill exactly half the screen (splitscreen), a quarter of the screen (quadrant), full...

    Commercial Mac

  • Ghoster icon


    Dims all windows except the active one. Features: - Place a transparent image across the screen. - Highly configurable.

    Free Windows

  • TaskLayout icon


    TaskLayout is a small portable Windows utility which allow saving/restoring of desktop layout(a set of specified apps/windows with...

    Freemium Windows

  • WindowSpace icon


    WindowSpace is a powerful desktop enhancement utility for large monitors, widescreens and multi-monitor systems. Once installed, it...

    Commercial Windows

  • PowerMenu icon

    PowerMenu Discontinued

    PowerMenu is a small application that some extra menu items to the windows control menu in addition to the standard "Close"...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

  • 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...

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer

  • Windownaut icon


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

    Commercial Mac

  • Amethyst icon


    Amethyst is a tiling window manager for Mac similar to the xmonad tiling window manager popular on Linux. Amethyst is written in...

    Open Source Mac

  • Minime icon


    Minime is a tool that allows you to minimize applications to the system tray using a simple hotkey. What makes this tool somewhat...

    Free Windows

  • Slate icon


    Slate is a window management application similar to Divvy and SizeUp (except better and free!). Originally written to replace them due...

    Open Source Mac

  • WindowTidy icon


    Arrange your application windows using nothing but drag and drop! There are no hot-keys to remember or menus to click, just drag and...

    Commercial Mac

  • SmartSystemMenu

    SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu: * Information. Shows a...

    Open Source Windows

  • NiftyWindows icon


    Welcome to NiftyWindows! This free tool provides many helpful features for an easier handling of your Windows (c) operating system. It...

    Free Windows

  • reSizer icon


    reSizer is a system utility that enables keyboard shortcuts to focus, move, resize and change other window properties in a fast and...

    Free Windows

  • TrayIt! icon

    TrayIt! Discontinued

    TrayIt! - minimize to the system icon tray any program (Outlook Express, Notepad, Word, Internet Explorer, Sunbird, Thunderbird...

    Free Windows

  • Cinch icon


    Cinch is Aero Snap for Macs- it offers simple, mouse-driven window management by defining the left, right, and top edges of your...

    Commercial Mac

  • Pitaschio icon

    Pitaschio Discontinued

    Pitaschio is a freeware which makes it convenient to use Microsoft Windows. Pitaschio includes a large number of useful functions...

    Free Windows

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