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Taekwindow Alternatives

Taekwindow is described as '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' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Taekwindow for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com and MacPaw Setapp. The best alternative is Rectangle, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Taekwindow are X-Mouse Button Control, AquaSnap, WindowGrid and BetterTouchTool.

Taekwindow alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Taekwindow.
This page was last updated Mar 15, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Taekwindow is a simple, lightweight and free Windows program that allows you to move and resize windows by dragging them...

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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. X-Mouse Button Control is a Windows application to remap your mouse buttons and expand the capabilities of your mouse!



  3. AquaSnap

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Aquasnap is a powerful window manager that helps you arrange and organize multiple applications on your desktop with minimum effort. It allows you to achieve maximum multitasking, especially if you own a high-resolution monitor or a multi-monitor setup.

  4. WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid.

    Discontinued

    No updates since 2016, bug reports on maintainers' BitBucket page go unresponded to. https://bitbucket.org/joshua_wilding/windowgrid-binaries/issues?status=new&status=open

  5. 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.



  6. altdrag

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

  7. Preme for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.

  8. 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.

    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.

  9. RBTray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

    Discontinued

    Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

  10. 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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