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    PowerResizer Alternatives

    PowerResizer is described as 'utility that provides many facilities in moving or resizing windows in a Microsoft Windows desktop environment' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PowerResizer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, PortableApps.com and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is WindowGrid, which is free. Other great apps like PowerResizer are altdrag, Preme for Windows, RBTray and KDE Mover-Sizer.

    PowerResizer is mainly a Window Manager but alternatives to it may also be Desktop Environments. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PowerResizer.
    This page was last updated Oct 17, 2019
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    1. 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

    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.
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      Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

    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. WinDock is a window manager ideal for large, or multi-monitor setups.
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      Bluetile is a tiling window manager for Linux, designed to integrate with the GNOME desktop environment. It provides both a traditional, stacking layout mode as well as tiling layouts where windows are arranged to use the entire screen without overlapping.

      Discontinued

      The last commit on this software is ten years ago and the GNOME desktop has moved on. Notably, it is now difficult to replace the default window manager in GNOME.

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      WinSize2 can move windows automatically to a predefined place and / or resize the width and/or height to a predefined size.

      Discontinued

      No updates since "V 2.38.04 (2011-06-10)". See http://winsize2.sourceforge.net/en/

    7. KWin is a window manager for the X Window System, and is in the process of becoming a Wayland compositor. It is an integral part, and the default window manager of the Plasma Workspaces, but it can also be used on its own or with other desktop environments.
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