Better Window Manager Alternatives

    Better Window Manager is described as 'A tiny window management app for the Mac' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Better Window Manager for Mac, Windows, Android, PortableApps.com and MacPaw Setapp. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like Better Window Manager are Rectangle (Free, Open Source), BetterTouchTool (Paid), altdrag (Free, Open Source) and Divvy (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

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


    3. 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.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Taekwindow is a simple, lightweight and free Windows program that allows you to move and resize windows by dragging them with the Alt key, similar to many X11 window managers.
    6. GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Penc is a window manager app for macOS designed for use with the trackpad. It lets you use trackpad gestures along with the Command key to move, resize and snap windows to the screen. HOW IT WORKS - Double press and hold Command Key (?
    7. 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.
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    8. 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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