Amethyst Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Amethyst for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Rectangle, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Amethyst and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Amethyst are Shiftit (Free, Open Source), Xmonad (Free, Open Source), Divvy (Paid) and yabai (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 28, 2021

    1. Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle, written in Apple Swift.
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    2. 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

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    3. xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell. In a normal WM, you spend half your time aligning and searching for windows. xmonad makes work easier, by automating this.
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    4. 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.

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    5. yabai started as a C99 rewrite of chunkwm, originally supposed to be its first RC version.


    6. 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      VEEER is a lightweight window manager for your mac OSX - designed for designers & developers and built for a maximum workflow speed.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      spectrwm is a small dynamic tiling window manager for X11. It tries to stay out of the way so that valuable screen real estate can be used for much more important stuff. It has sane defaults and does not require one to learn a language to do any configuration.
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    7. ActiveDock - Alternative Dock for macOS, Apple Dock replacement Customizable Dock for macOS, Application Launcher,Window Manager/Window Switcher, Star Menu for Mac… Problem: Apple Dock is the command center for your Mac.
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    8. Autumn is a full customizable window manager for Mac with a built-in IDE for coders to configure everything with JavaScript or TypeScript.

      Discontinued

      The company Sephware announced in March 2019 that Autumn was made open source. Now the project is on GitHub, but it seems abandoned. Last version, 1.0.7, released on March 27, 2019, can be still downloaded from GitHub

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