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    What are the best BetterTouchTool alternatives?

    BetterTouchTool is described as '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' and is a popular Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to BetterTouchTool for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com and MacPaw Setapp. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BetterTouchTool are Rectangle, AquaSnap, Karabiner Elements and altdrag.

    BetterTouchTool is mainly a Window Manager but alternatives to it may also be Task Automation Apps or Text Expanders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BetterTouchTool.
    This page was last updated Apr 5, 2022
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    1. AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc.
      AutoHotkey vs BetterTouchTool opinions
      Some users think AutoHotkey is a great alternative to BetterTouchTool, some don't.
      It's too complicated and not as user friendly
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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      This is a program for Windows only, not for Mac
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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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. 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.
      This alternative is disputed. AquaSnap is still a legitimate alternative to BetterTouchTool, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    4. Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key remapping, it has special remapping modes like Emacs-mode, SandS-mode (Space and Shift).
    5. 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.


    6. Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.
    7. Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.
    8. 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.

      This alternative is disputed. Divvy is still a legitimate alternative to BetterTouchTool, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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      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.
    9. 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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