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    altdrag is described as 'AltDrag allows you to move and resize windows much easier. When you have it running you can simply hold down the Alt key and then use your mouse to drag any window, and it doesn't matter where in the window you click' and is a Window Manager in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to altdrag for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Rectangle, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like altdrag are AquaSnap (Freemium), WindowGrid (Free), BetterTouchTool (Paid) and Preme for Windows (Free).

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    AltDrag allows you to move and resize windows much easier. When you have it running you can simply hold down the Alt key...
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    1. Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle, written in Apple Swift.
    2. Aquasnap is a powerful window manager that helps you arrange and organize multiple applications on your desktop with minimum effort. It allows you to achieve maximum multitasking, especially if you own a high-resolution monitor or a multi-monitor setup.
      AquaSnap vs altdrag opinions
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      it does not support Alt-dragging or alt-resizing anywhere in a window like in KDE
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    3. WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2016, bug reports on maintainers' BitBucket page go unresponded to. https://bitbucket.org/joshua_wilding/windowgrid-binaries/issues?status=new&status=open

    4. 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.
    5. Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.


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

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 1.5.2, released in August 2019, can be still downloaded and bought from the official website and from the Appstore.

    7. 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.

      Discontinued

      This project is looking for a new maintainer. Until that transition is completed, there will likely not be further development on this project.from https://github.com/fikovnik/ShiftIt/blob/master/README.md

    8. Saves and restores the positions of desktop shortcuts.
    9. Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.
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