Grid Alternatives

    Grid is described as 'The fast, easy way to organize windows on your Mac. Snap windows by using gestures, keyboard shortcuts, dragging to corners, or menu bar. - Works with macOS 10.15 Catalina. OS X 10.10 and higher' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Grid for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like Grid are Rectangle (Free, Open Source), WindowGrid (Free), BetterTouchTool (Paid) and altdrag (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 15, 2021

      • Mac
      Cinch is Aero Snap for Macs- it offers simple, mouse-driven window management by defining the left, right, and top edges of your screen as hot zones.
    1. 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.
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    2. Tuck is a handy menu bar application that allows you to quickly and simply clear multi-window clutter by hiding windows under your screen edges. Safari, Finder, Pages, it doesn't matter, Tuck will work its magic to help wrangle your windows into place.
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    3. reSizer is a system utility that enables keyboard shortcuts to focus, move, resize and change other window properties in a fast and intuitive way without even touching the mouse. Features: Keyboard shortcuts for moving and resizing active windows.
    4. 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.
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    5. 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.
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    6. Autumn is a full customizable window manager for Mac with a built-in IDE for coders to configure everything with JavaScript or TypeScript.

      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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    7. Animated gesture based navigation for Android.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Slate is a window management application similar to Divvy and SizeUp (except better and free!). Originally written to replace them due to some limitations in how each work, it attempts to overcome them by simply being extremely configurable.
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    8. A tiny window management app for the Mac.
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