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    NiftyWindows Alternatives

    NiftyWindows is described as 'Welcome to NiftyWindows! This free tool provides many helpful features for an easier handling of your Windows (c) operating system. It does not need any complex installation nor does it read or save any information on your system other than the application dependent files itself' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to NiftyWindows for a variety of platforms, including Windows,, Windows Explorer, X11 and Linux. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like NiftyWindows are altdrag, Preme for Windows, RBTray and KDE Mover-Sizer.

    NiftyWindows is mainly a Window Manager but alternatives to it may also be System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NiftyWindows.
    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    Welcome to NiftyWindows! This free tool provides many helpful features for an easier handling of your Windows (c) operating...
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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. 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.

    3. Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.


      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked:

    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.
    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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    7. Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs)
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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?
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      TaskSpace is a simple Windows application intended to group ANY applications in a single window(task space) to provide fast and easy access to multiple applications simultaneously(no Alt+Tab switching and/or searching for a program in the taskbar is required).
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