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    Plumb is described as 'is designed to reduce the time spent manually moving windows on your desktop. With higher resolution and larger monitors becoming the norm it’s common to have several applications open at any given time — none of which really need 100% of the screen' and is a Window Manager in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Plumb for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like Plumb are WindowGrid (Free), BetterTouchTool (Paid), Preme for Windows (Free) and Divvy (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 13, 2022
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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. WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2016, bug reports on maintainers' BitBucket page go unresponded to. https://bitbucket.org/joshua_wilding/windowgrid-binaries/issues?status=new&status=open



    3. BetterTouchTool is a great, feature packed app that allows you to configure many gestures for your Magic Mouse (1 & 2), Macbook Trackpad and Magic Trackpad (1 & 2) and also Mouse Gestures for normal mice.
    4. Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.
    5. 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.



    6. 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

    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids.
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      You can make your exactly windows with one .txt file. Multimonitor. Fantastic program.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    10. 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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