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    FreeSnap Alternatives

    FreeSnap is described as 'Ever try to size a window so it just touches the edge of the screen? It’s tedious (at least for me). FreeSnap allows you to instantly resize any window edge to the corresponding screen edge. Want that window to touch the right edge of the screen?' and is a Window Manager in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FreeSnap for Windows, PortableApps.com, Linux, Windows Explorer and X11. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like FreeSnap are WindowGrid (Free), altdrag (Free, Open Source), Sizer (Free) and RBTray (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
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    Ever try to size a window so it just touches the edge of the screen? It’s tedious (at least for me). FreeSnap allows you...
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    1. 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.
    2. WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2016, bug reports on maintainers' BitBucket page go unresponded to. https://bitbucket.org/joshua_wilding/windowgrid-binaries/issues?status=new&status=open



    3. 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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      • Windows
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      Sizer is a freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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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.
    4. 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.
    5. GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      WinSize2 can move windows automatically to a predefined place and / or resize the width and/or height to a predefined size.

      Discontinued

      No updates since "V 2.38.04 (2011-06-10)". See http://winsize2.sourceforge.net/en/

    6. A lightweight utility for allowing you to quickly snap windows to a tiling grid under your existing Linux window manager. Can be triggered via keyboard shortcuts, the command line, or D-Bus calls.
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