Magnet (Windows Manager) Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Magnet (Windows Manager) 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 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 Spectacle (Free, Open Source), Divvy (Paid), Shiftit (Free, Open Source) and Tiles (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021

    1. Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle, written in Apple Swift.
      Rectangle vs Magnet (Windows Manager) opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Rectangle is a great alternative to Magnet (Windows Manager).
      AB6hyF0 Features: Magnet. Price: $0. Also open-source.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      free and does the same thing
      Positive comment 3 months ago

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    2. No longer updated Mac utility to view documents side-by-side and move them between displays.

      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      As of October 2019, according to the official website, the app is no longer actively maintained.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

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      Spectacle vs Magnet (Windows Manager) opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Spectacle is a great alternative to Magnet (Windows Manager).
      Does what I need, very effective, customizable, very minimal UI. The only downside is the unintuitive name and bad logo.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      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 over 3 years ago

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    3. 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.

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    4. 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

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      • FreeProprietary
      • 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.
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      Tiles vs Magnet (Windows Manager) opinions
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      Works more or less the same as magnet but is free!
      Positive comment 10 months ago

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      • 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. HOW IT WORKS - Double press and hold Command Key (?
    5. 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 or to the top, left or right side of your screen.
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    6. yabai started as a C99 rewrite of chunkwm, originally supposed to be its first RC version.
    7. 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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      • Mac
      HyperDock adds Windows 7 like features and more to Mac OS X. Select individual application windows & tabs just by moving the mouse on a dock item, use mouse clicks to quickly open new windows and many more.
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