Alternatives to WindowGrid for all platforms with any license

  • 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

    • 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

  • AquaSnap icon

    AquaSnap

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

    Free Personal Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • MaxTo icon

    MaxTo

    MaxTo is a small Windows program that divides your monitors into regions. When you maximize a window, it will no longer fit the entire screen, but only the region it was maximized into. Your windows are neatly organized into the grid...

    Commercial Windows

  • GridMove icon

    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

  • WinDock icon

    WinDock

    WinDock is a window manager ideal for large, or multi-monitor setups. Features: -Easy and intuitive drag-and-drop action to simplify moving and resizing Windows. -Highly customizable docking rules that specify how you want your...

    Free Windows

  • Bluetile icon

    Bluetile

    Bluetile is a tiling window manager for Linux, designed to integrate with the GNOME desktop environment. It provides both a traditional, stacking layout mode as well as tiling layouts where windows are arranged to use the entire...

    Open Source Linux

  • WinSize2 icon

    WinSize2

    WinSize2 can move windows automatically to a predefined place and / or resize the width and/or height to a predefined size. If you use different screen resolutions you can store individual window positions for each of the resolutions.

    Open Source Windows

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    allSnap

    allSnap is a small system tray app that makes all top level windows automatically align like they do in programs such as Winamp or Photoshop. Note: only works up to Windows 7 at this time (and it is in beta).

    Free Windows

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    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • KDE Mover-Sizer icon

    KDE Mover-Sizer

    A lightweight program enabling KDE-style alt-click moving and resizing for Windows XP, 7, 2000, 2003, Windows Server, and Vista. Use it for a day, YOU WILL NOT REMOVE IT!!

    Free Windows

  • FreeSnap icon

    FreeSnap

    Ever try to size a window so it just touches the edge of the screen? It’s tedious (at least for me). FreeSnap allows you to instantly resize any window edge to the corresponding screen edge. Want that window to touch the right edge...

    Free Windows

  • Mosaico icon

    Mosaico

    Mosaico is a tiling window manager for Windows. It saves the position of the windows on your desktop so that you can restore them later. It also tiles them so that they fill the whole screen surface and you get more information at...

    Freemium Windows

  • Windy icon

    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

  • Plumb icon

    Plumb

    Plumb is designed to reduce the time spent manually moving windows on your desktop. With higher resolution and larger monitors becoming the norm it’s common to have several applications open at any given time — none of which really...

    Free Personal Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • PowerResizer icon

    PowerResizer

    PowerResizer is a utility that provides many facilities in moving or resizing windows in a Microsoft Windows desktop environment. One of the key-features of PowerResizer is window-docking: with PowerResizer you can organize your...

    Open Source Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • WinMover icon

    WinMover

    WinMover is an application for moving windows more comfortable with the the mouse in Microsoft Windows®. It is fully customizable and can mimic the behaviour of many window managers for UNIX and Linux. If you for example hold...

    Free Windows

    • Warning From website: "Warning! WinMover will cause any application to freeze under some conditions." See http://www.eliasae.se/winmover/download/
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    winlayout

    WinLayout is a program with keyboard hotkeys to move, resize, and snap windows all around the desktop area.

    Free Windows

  • Windawesome

    Windawesome (pronounced - contrary to what you would expect from the way it is written - Windows-om, not Wind-awesome) is a highly customizable tiling/dynamic window manager with multi-monitor support for Windows, which works on top...

    Open Source Windows

  • FP-WindowManager icon

    FP-WindowManager

    Easily manage windows, including automatic alignment and sizing, pinning and unpinning (set on top), shortcuts to stack and view side by side and shortcuts to change size and position.

    Open Source Windows

WindowGrid Comments

Great application

Positive Comment by s0me0ne
about WindowGrid Dec 2016

Took me a minute or two to figure out how it works, but it is really easy. It's just different because no one has come up w a cool easy way to do this before. :)

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