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Stay Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Stay 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 Stay and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Stay are Divvy, Shiftit, HyperDock and Penc.

Stay 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 Stay.
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  • Mac

If you’re fastidious about keeping your windows tidy, Stay is for you. Stay ensures that your windows are always where you...

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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.

  2. Divvy icon


    • 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.


    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.


  3. 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.


    This project is looking for a new maintainer. Until that transition is completed, there will likely not be further development on this project.from

  4. HyperDock icon


    • Mac

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


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

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  5. Penc icon


    • 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.


  6. Moom icon


    • 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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    Much better "save window layout" options. Snaps back faster and remembers window layout even if you switch tabs in a window.

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  7. VEEER icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    VEEER was built with maximizing your workflow speed in mind - which makes it an essential designer & developer productivity tool.

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    • Mac
    • MacPaw Setapp

    Some apps should be a swipe away. Mosaic is a helpful Mac window manager, which makes it a breeze to resize and organize windows, view multiple documents alongside, thus improving your productivity.

  9. Cinch icon


    • Mac

    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.

  10. Tuck icon


    • Mac

    Tuck is a handy menu bar application that allows you to quickly and simply clear multi-window clutter by hiding windows under your screen edges.

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