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Split Screen Alternatives

Split Screen is described as 'allows you to effortlessly resize windows to exactly half your desktop at the touch of a simple keystroke. Gone are the days of trying to resize windows to fit nicely next to each other, with Split Screen it is as easy as pressing a button' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Split Screen for Mac and Windows. The best alternative is altdrag, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Split Screen are Divvy, Moom, Taekwindow and KDE Mover-Sizer.

Split Screen alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Split Screen.
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    altdrag

    78 alternatives to altdrag 

    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.

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    1.  Portablealtdrag can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Divvy icon

    Divvy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    80 alternatives to Divvy 

    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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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsDivvy supports the use of multiple displays.
    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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    Moom

    64 alternatives to Moom 

    Moom makes window management as easy as clicking a mouse button—or using a keyboard shortcut, if you're one of those types of people.

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    Pop-up positioning
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    Taekwindow

    69 alternatives to Taekwindow 

    Taekwindow is a simple, lightweight and free Windows program that allows you to move and resize windows by dragging them with the Alt key, similar to many X11 window managers.

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    1.  PortableTaekwindow can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • KDE Mover-Sizer icon

      KDE Mover-Sizer

      83 alternatives to KDE Mover-Sizer 

      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.

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      1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsKDE Mover-Sizer supports the use of multiple displays.
      2.  LightweightKDE Mover-Sizer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      HyperDock

      • Mac
      56 alternatives to HyperDock 

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

      Select individual application windows & tabs just by moving the mouse on a dock item, use mouse clicks to quickly open new windows and many more."

      Window Previews Ever wondered how to activate a single wind.

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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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      BetterSnapTool

      44 alternatives to BetterSnapTool 

      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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      1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsBetterSnapTool supports the use of multiple displays.
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    • MoveInactiveWin icon

      MoveInactiveWin

      80 alternatives to MoveInactiveWin 

      Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs)

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      Cinch

      54 alternatives to Cinch 

      Cinch is Aero Snap for Macs- it offers simple, mouse-driven window management by defining the left, right, and top edges of your screen as hot zones. Cinching to the left or right edges of the screen will resize the window to fill exactly half the screen, allowing you to easily...

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      Easy Move+Resize

      50 alternatives to Easy Move+Resize 

      Easy Move+Resize is based on behavior found in many X11/Linux window managers, adding easy modifier key + mouse drag move and resize to OS X.

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