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Shiftit Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Shiftit for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people 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 Shiftit and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Shiftit are BetterTouchTool, Divvy, Tiles and yabai.

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

ShiftIt is an application for OSX that allows you to quickly manipulate window position and size using keyboard shortcuts....

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  1. Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle, written in Apple Swift.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeRectangle doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  2. 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingBetterTouchTool supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Divvy

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Divvy is an entirely new way of managing your workspace. It allows you to quickly and efficiently "divvy up" your screen into exact portions.

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    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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    Tiles

    • 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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    yabai

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    yabai started as a C99 rewrite of chunkwm, originally supposed to be its first RC version.

    ⚫︎ Customizableyabai is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    HyperDock

    • Mac

    HyperDock adds Windows 7 like features and more to Mac OS X.

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    Discontinued

    The last version (1.7) is from January 2017, but it's still available to download.

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    Penc

    • 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.

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    BetterSnapTool

    • Mac

    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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  9. Amethyst is a tiling window manager for Mac similar to the xmonad tiling window manager popular on Linux. Amethyst is written in Objective-C and has configurable shortcuts, multi-monitor support, multiple layouts, and the option to float certain applications.

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    Moom

    • Mac

    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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