Slate Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Slate for Mac if you 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 25 alternatives to Slate and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Slate are Shiftit (Free, Open Source), Divvy (Paid), Penc (Free, Open Source) and Amethyst (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle, written in Apple Swift.
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    2. 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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    3. 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.

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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 (?
    4. 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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    5. yabai started as a C99 rewrite of chunkwm, originally supposed to be its first RC version.
    6. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Lightweight automation and productivity power-tool for OS X.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      VEEER is a lightweight window manager for your mac OSX - designed for designers & developers and built for a maximum workflow speed.
    7. ActiveDock - Alternative Dock for macOS, Apple Dock replacement Customizable Dock for macOS, Application Launcher,Window Manager/Window Switcher, Star Menu for Mac… Problem: Apple Dock is the command center for your Mac.
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