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Better Window Manager Alternatives

Better Window Manager is described as 'A tiny window management app for the Mac' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Better Window Manager for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and KDE. The best alternative is Rectangle, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Better Window Manager are AquaSnap, BetterTouchTool, altdrag and Divvy.

Better Window Manager alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Better Window Manager.
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A tiny window management app for the Mac.

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  1. Rectangle icon

    Rectangle

    60 alternatives to Rectangle 

    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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    1.  Ad-freeRectangle doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  2. AquaSnap icon

    AquaSnap

    • Windows
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    82 alternatives to AquaSnap 

    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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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsAquaSnap supports the use of multiple displays.
    2.  PortableAquaSnap can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Dock window to sides or corners
    Snap window to monitor edges or other applications


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    BetterTouchTool

    65 alternatives to BetterTouchTool 

    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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    1.  Support for scriptingBetterTouchTool supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  4. altdrag icon

    altdrag

    78 alternatives to altdrag 

    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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    1.  Portablealtdrag can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Divvy icon

    Divvy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    80 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsDivvy supports the use of multiple displays.
    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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  6. Moom icon

    Moom

    64 alternatives to Moom 

    Moom makes window management as easy as clicking a mouse button—or using a keyboard shortcut, if you're one of those types of people.

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    Pop-up positioning
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    Taekwindow

    69 alternatives to Taekwindow 

    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.

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    1.  PortableTaekwindow can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • KDE Mover-Sizer icon

      KDE Mover-Sizer

      83 alternatives to KDE Mover-Sizer 

      KDE Mover-Sizer is a lightweight program enabling KDE-style alt-click moving and resizing for Windows XP, 7, 2000, 2003, Windows Server, and Vista.

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      1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsKDE Mover-Sizer supports the use of multiple displays.
      2.  LightweightKDE Mover-Sizer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    • HyperDock icon

      HyperDock

      • Mac
      56 alternatives to HyperDock 

      HyperDock adds Windows 7 like features and more to Mac OS X.

      Select individual application windows & tabs just by moving the mouse on a dock item, use mouse clicks to quickly open new windows and many more."

      Window Previews Ever wondered how to activate a single wind.

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      Discontinued

      The last version (1.7) is from January 2017, but it's still available to download.

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    • Swish icon

      Swish

      • Mac
      55 alternatives to Swish 

      The missing gesture layer for macOS.

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      1.  Support for GesturesSwish supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
      Swish for macOS
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