Better Window Manager Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Better Window Manager for Mac, Windows, PortableApps.com, Software as a Service (SaaS), Linux and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Better Window Manager.

A tiny window management app for the Mac. If you're looking for more info about Better Window Manager like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 6/26/2019 1:14:00 PM

Alternatives to Better Window Manager for all platforms with any license

  • 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. It also allows you to configure actions for keyboard shortcuts, normal mice buttons and the Apple Remote. In addition to this it has an iOS companion App (BTT Remote) which can also be configured to control your Mac the way you want.

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  • 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. With simple gestures (window docking), you are able to split your screen in 2, 3 or 4 areas and to easily adjust the layout to best fit your needs.

    Free Personal Windows PortableApps.com

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  • Magnet (Windows Manager)

    Every time you want to copy content from one app to the other, compare files side by side or multitask in any other way, you need all the windows arranged accordingly. Magnet makes this process clean and simple. In just one drag to the edge, you snap any window into left, right, top or bottom half of your screen. And by dragging windows to the corners, you snap them into quarters. Taking advantage of such arrangements eliminates app switching and greatly enhances workspace efficiency.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • 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. This is especially useful in netbooks, with respect to the small screen and touchpad. It simply allows you to do more with less mouse movements.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • 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. With Divvy, it is as simple as calling up the interface, clicking and dragging. When you let go, your window will be resized and moved to the relative position on the screen. If that seems like too much work, you can go ahead and create as many different shortcuts as youd like that resize and move your windows in exactly the same way.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • GridMove

    GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids. GridMove is a program that aims at making windows management easier. It helps you with this task by defining a visual grid on your desktop, to which you can easily snap windows. This program comes bundled with some predefined grid templates, that can be easily swaped, but also has ways of creating custom grids or sharing grids made by others.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Moom

    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. When used via the mouse, all you need to do is hover over the green resize button in any Mac OS X window. Moom's panel appears, and you then click the desired action. When used via the keyboard, a hot key displays the Moom bezel, and you can then use the arrow and modifier keys to move and resize the windows.

    Commercial Mac

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  • BetterSnapTool

    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. This lets you easily maximize your windows or position them side by side. In addition to that you can set keyboard shortcuts in order to move and resize your windows the way you want. BetterSnapTool supports multiple monitors, hidden dock etc.

    Commercial Mac

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  • 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.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • 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.

    Commercial Mac

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  • 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. It is a background application that emulates the behaviour of KDE, which is a rather good Linux desktop environment. Essentially, you hold down the Alt key, and Left-click to move a window, Right-click to resize it; and from anywhere inside the window.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Windownaut

    Windownaut is versatile window management app that let's you define keyboard shortcuts and active areas on your screen to resize an position the windows on your desktop.

    Commercial Mac

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  • ActiveDock

    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. With Apple Dock you can run applications, switch between apps, open documents and links. Unfortunately, Apple Dock lacks many useful features such as managing windows and switching between windows, appearance customizations, hiding app icons.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • VEEER

    VEEER is a lightweight window manager for your mac OSX - designed for designers & developers and built for a maximum workflow speed.

    Free Mac

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  • Stay

    If you’re fastidious about keeping your windows tidy, Stay is for you. Stay ensures that your windows are always where you want them to be, even as you connect and disconnect displays.

    Commercial Mac

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  • MaxSnap

    MaxSnap is a powerful window manager which lets you: - Move, arrange, and resize windows with menu-bar icon or keyboard shortcuts - Option/Alt-Drag - move and resize windows without using the windows' title bar - Quickly move windows using multi-touch gestures

    Commercial Mac

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  • Breeze

    Breeze gives you simple window management on Mac OS X through a concept called “window states”. When you assign a keyboard shortcut to a window state, Breeze remembers the relative size and position of the focused window. At any point, you can apply that state (size and position) like a template to any other focused window. Breeze comes with some handy default window states for Fullscreen and Splitscreen Left or Right.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Autumn

    Autumn is a full customizable window manager for Mac with a built-in IDE for coders to configure everything with JavaScript or TypeScript. FEATURES - embedded IDE to design your own window manager - JavaScript and TypeScript support - live developer console - and built-in documentation

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Flexiglass

    Among the countless number of applications that just lay out windows on your desktop Flexiglass actually offers a convenient way to move, resize, maximize, and close windows on a Mac with a mouse, trackpad and keyboard. *Move & Resize*: Usually, when you want to move or resize a window on a Mac you are limited by its title bar or lower-right corner. Flexiglass enables more comfortable window management.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Penc

    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 (?) to activate Penc + Drag with two fingers to move the window + Pinch with two fingers to resize the window + Fast swipe with two fingers to snap the window into halves/quarters - Release Command Key (?) to take effect

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Deskovery

    Deskovery is an all in one windows manager for OS X. - Windowshade (or minimize to title bars) - Change Transparency - Resize & align - Drag to resize - Pin in all spaces - 10.9 zoom button behaviour on Yosemite - Wobbly windows

    Commercial Mac

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  • AROW

    AROW is a lightweight and efficient app that makes it as easy as possible for you to arrange, resize, organize windows in ways that are just above OS X’s capabilities. This said, AROW enables you to quickly manage your windows with the help of keyboard shortcuts, by dragging the windows towards the edges of the screen, or by changing the default behavior for OS X’s window buttons. In order to get started with AROW, you must first authorize the application to control your Mac.

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    Commercial Mac

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  • Plumb

    Plumb is designed to reduce the time spent manually moving windows on your desktop. With higher resolution and larger monitors becoming the norm it’s common to have several applications open at any given time — none of which really need 100% of the screen. We took that concept and ran with it. The end result is Plumb as you see it here. We have designed the Autotile feature for the casual user.

    Free Personal Windows

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