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Open Source BetterSnapTool Alternatives

The best open source alternative to BetterSnapTool is Rectangle. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to BetterSnapTool and ten of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to BetterSnapTool are altdrag, Shiftit, Taekwindow and KDE Mover-Sizer.

BetterSnapTool 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 BetterSnapTool.
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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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    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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    Shiftit

    64 alternatives to Shiftit 

    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. It is a complete rewrite of the original ShiftIt by Aravindkumar Rajendiran which is not...

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Shiftit without registration.
    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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    Most users think Shiftit is a great alternative to BetterSnapTool.
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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

      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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      Penc

      59 alternatives to 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.

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      Bismuth

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      51 alternatives to Bismuth 

      KDE Plasma add-on, that tiles your windows automatically and lets you manage them via keyboard, similarly to i3, Sway or dwm.

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      Easy Move+Resize

      50 alternatives to Easy Move+Resize 

      Easy Move+Resize is based on behavior found in many X11/Linux window managers, adding easy modifier key + mouse drag move and resize to OS X.

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      Autumn

      57 alternatives to Autumn 

      Autumn is a full customizable window manager for Mac with a built-in IDE for coders to configure everything with JavaScript or TypeScript.

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      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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      Snap Assist

      53 alternatives to Snap Assist 

      MacOS toolbar utility application that makes window management easier.

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