Sizer Alternatives

    Sizer is described as 'freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sizer for Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Shiftit, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sizer are SmartSystemMenu (Free, Open Source), Penc (Free, Open Source), AutoSizer (Free) and MoveInactiveWin (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 29, 2021

    1. 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

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    2. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:
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      • 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. HOW IT WORKS - Double press and hold Command Key (?
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      AutoSizer automatically resizes programs for you, keeping them at a specific size or keeping them maximized. One popular use is to keep Internet Explorer maximized when you go on the web.

      Discontinued

      Last updated: "AutoSizer 1.71 (December 3rd, 2008)". See release date: http://www.softpedia.com/hubs/Window-Maximizer/

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    3. Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs) Move a window without activating it. Alt+LClick (and hold) to drag the target window into view.


      • 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?
    4. Windownaut is versatile window management app that let's you define keyboard shortcuts and active areas on your screen to resize an position the windows on your desktop.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Dims all windows except the active one. Features: - Place a transparent image across the screen. - Highly configurable.
    5. For every window in the hierarchy, you can view its properties, like handle, class name, caption, size, position and more. You can also modify some properties, like Caption and Visible/Enabled.
      • Windows
      ZMover helps you manage your desktop layout by enabling you to set the size, position and layering of application windows. Instead of wasting time rearranging windows across your single or multiple monitor display, you can configure ZMover to do the job for you.
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