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    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

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    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
  • 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

  • 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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  • Sizer icon

    Sizer

    Sizer is a freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size. The...

    Free Windows

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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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  • 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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    GridMove

    GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids. GridMove is a program that aims at making windows management easier. It helps you with this task by defining a visual grid on your desktop...

    Free Personal Windows

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    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

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    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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  • 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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  • WindowSpace icon

    WindowSpace

    WindowSpace is a powerful desktop enhancement utility for large monitors, widescreens and multi-monitor systems. Once installed, it allows you to manipulate windows in many new amazing ways – snap windows to the screen edges and other...

    Commercial Windows

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    Amethyst

    Amethyst is a tiling window manager for Mac similar to the xmonad tiling window manager popular on Linux. Amethyst is written in Objective-C and has configurable shortcuts, multi-monitor support, multiple layouts, and the option to...

    Open Source Mac

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    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

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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

  • 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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  • Cinch icon

    Cinch

    Cinch is Aero Snap for Macs- it offers simple, mouse-driven window management by defining the left, right, and top edges of your screen as hot zones. Cinching to the left or right edges of the screen will resize the window to fill...

    Commercial Mac

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    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

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Gridy icon

    Gridy

    Gridy adds an invisible grid to Windows, so that any window you move or resize is snapped to it. Snapping is enabled with mouse drag or keyboard a...

    Free Windows

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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

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    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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  • Slicer icon

    Slicer

    Slicer is an invaluable window management app for OS X. Watch a demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u7nvEWjZuk Slicer lets you... ... Slice any window to 2/3, 1/3, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8th screen, etc ... Work beautifully on...

    Freemium Mac

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    • Discontinued The website is no longer accessible and the app has been removed from the Mac App Store.

Shiftit Comments

Exactly what I was looking for : perfect tool to manipulate and position windows with keyboard

Positive Comment by obenhamid
about Shiftit May 2016

Productivty users like me that often manipulate many documents and sources of information and need to put windows side by side will win a lot of time !

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OSX 10.6 compiled copy as of 5/6/2011: http://dl.dropbox.co ...

Comment by LogicX
about Shiftit Jun 2011

OSX 10.6 compiled copy as of 5/6/2011: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/138588/ShiftIt.zip

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Quite fast if you're a keyboard person. How about an option ...

Comment by farstar78
about Shiftit Jun 2011

Quite fast if you're a keyboard person. How about an option to restore the window to it's default size and position? I would like mouse options too.

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