Amethyst Windows Alternatives

    Amethyst Windows is described as 'Automatic tiling window manager for Windows 10' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Amethyst Windows for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like Amethyst Windows are i3 (Free, Open Source), Rectangle (Free, Open Source), Openbox (Free, Open Source) and awesome (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 28, 2021

    1. yabai started as a C99 rewrite of chunkwm, originally supposed to be its first RC version.
    2. 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 float certain applications.
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    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • C++
      Fluxbox is a window manager for X that was based on the Blackbox 0.61.1 code. It is very light on resources and easy to handle but yet full of features to make an easy, and extremely fast, desktop experience. It is built using C++ and licensed under the MIT license.
    4. 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 screen without overlapping.

      Discontinued

      The last commit on this software is ten years ago and the GNOME desktop has moved on. Notably, it is now difficult to replace the default window manager in GNOME.



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A tiling window manager based on binary space partitioning.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      VEEER is a lightweight window manager for your mac OSX - designed for designers & developers and built for a maximum workflow speed.
    5. Qtile is a full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written in Python. Qtile is simple, small, and extensible. It's easy to write your own layouts, widgets, and built-in commands.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      IceWM is a Window Manager for X Window System. It is fast and memory-efficient, and it provides many different looks including Windows'95, OS/2 Warp 3,4, Motif.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      Wayfire is a 3D Wayland compositor, inspired by Compiz and based on wlroots. It aims to create a customizable, extendable and lightweight environment without sacrificing its appearance.
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