Magnet (Windows Manager) Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Magnet (Windows Manager) for Mac if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Mac alternative is Small Spectacle iconSpectacle, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Magnet (Windows Manager) and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Magnet (Windows Manager) are Small Rectangle iconRectangle (Free, Open Source), Small Shiftit iconShiftit (Free, Open Source), Small Divvy iconDivvy (Paid) and Small BetterSnapTool iconBetterSnapTool (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 26, 2021

    • No longer updated Mac utility to view documents side-by-side and move them between displays.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to Magnet (Windows Manager).

      Discontinued

      As of October 2019, according to the official website, the app is no longer actively maintained. See https://github.com/eczarny/spectacle#important-note

      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      Does what I need, very effective, customizable, very minimal UI. The only downside is the unintuitive name and bad logo.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      Easy to configure, easy to use, Very sweet. It would be great if it could support drag to edge and then snap feature.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago 3 users agree and 3 don't

    • Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on https://alternativeto.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      AB6hyF0 Features: Magnet. Price: $0. Also open-source.
      Positive comment 10 months ago



    • ShiftIt is an application for OSX that allows you to quickly manipulate window position and size using keyboard shortcuts.

      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

      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • 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

      There has been no updates since 2016

      • Mac
      • Windows
    • BetterSnapTool is a utility that mimics Windows 7 Aero snap, allowing you to easily manage your window positions and sizes by either dragging them to one of your screens corners...
    • Touchpad-oriented window manager for Mac.
      • Free • Open Source
      • 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.
      • Mac
    • HyperDock adds Windows 7 like features and more to Mac OS X.
      • Mac
    • Tiles is a window manager which allows you to easily reorganize windows by either dragging them to the edges of the screen, using keyboard shortcuts, or the menu bar.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free
      • Mac
      Works more or less the same as magnet but is free!
      Positive comment 3 months ago

    • yabai started as a C99 rewrite of chunkwm, originally supposed to be its first RC version.