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BetterTouchTool Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to BetterTouchTool for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Rectangle, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to BetterTouchTool and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to BetterTouchTool are Karabiner Elements, Divvy, Repeat and Penc.

BetterTouchTool alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be Task Automation Apps or Gesture Control Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BetterTouchTool.
This page was last updated May 31, 2022
  • Mac

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

  2. Karabiner Elements

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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).



  3. Divvy

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.
  4. Repeat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    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.

  5. Penc

    • 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.



  6. HyperDock

    • Mac

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

    Discontinued

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

    HyperDock vs BetterTouchTool opinions
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    BTT is so much more powerful tool that allows to use the touchbar in whatever way you want, add mouse and touchpad gestures and even use a remote app to control your Mac

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  7. Multitouch

    • Mac

    Easily add more multitouch gestures to macOS, and customize what the gestures do. Multitouch is the most elegant Mac app for utilizing the power of your Magic Trackpad and Magic Mouse.

  8. 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.

    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

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

    Free and very easy to remember shortcuts and use.

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    Shiftit is a window manager; BetterTouchTool is for Touch Bar manipulation.

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  9. Swish

    • Mac

    The missing gesture layer for macOS.

  10. Moom

    • Mac

    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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