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PiP for Mac Alternatives

PiP for Mac is described as 'macOS Picture in Picture window preview and AirPlay Receiver' and is an app in the system & hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PiP for Mac for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, Google Chrome and Safari. The best alternative is OnTopReplica, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PiP for Mac are Pennywise, Helium, PiPer and Afloat.

PiP for Mac alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PiP for Mac.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

macOS Picture in Picture window preview and AirPlay Receiver.

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  1. OnTopReplica icon

    OnTopReplica

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A lightweight application that provides a real-time thumbnail replica of any window of your choice. OnTopReplica will stay always on top, allowing you to keep track of the original window while working and without having to keep the keyboard focus on it.

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    Pennywise

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Pennywise opens any website or media in a small floating window that remains on top of all other applications. Pennywise windows stays up all the time. No need to keep struggling with alt + tab, use Pennywise for easy multitasking.

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    Helium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Helium is a floating browser window that allows you to watch media while you work. Your content will never fall behind your other windows even as you switch tasks.

    Discontinued

    The official website is unavailable (domain for sale) and the last version (1.9) was released in October 2015. It can still be downloaded from the GitHub repository though.

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  4. PiPer icon

    PiPer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari

    PiPer is the browser extension to watch video Picture in Picture.

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  5. Afloat icon

    Afloat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • SIMBL

    Make any app able to float on top.

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    PiPifier

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Safari

    PiPifier is a native macOS Safari extension that lets you use every HTML5 video in Picture in Picture mode.

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    PiP-Tool

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    PiP tool is a software to use the Picture in Picture mode on Windows. This feature allows you to watch content (video for example) in thumbnail format on the screen while continuing to use any other software on Windows.

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    Picture In Picture

    • Mac
    • Google Chrome

    Picture in Picture (PiP) allows watching videos from the internet while working at a computer. Using unique algorithms, the program finds videos on web pages and allows to open them in a floating window, that remains in the front.

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    AfloatX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    An alternative to Afloat that lives in the dock icon menu. Although AfloatX has some of the same features as Afloat, it is not meant to be a clone. AfloatX is a simple and unobtrusive plugin made to add some additional window management features.

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    Duplicate Windows

    • Mac

    Duplicate Windows visually copies any window in Mac OS X live and on-the-fly. It’s like display mirroring for individual windows! I created the tool to display windows across multiple monitors in extended desktop mode during presentations.

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