TaskLayout Alternatives

    TaskLayout is described as 'small portable layout manager which allow saving/restoring of desktop layout (a set of specified apps/windows with corresponding position on screen) in a single click/hotkey' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to TaskLayout for a variety of platforms, including Windows, AutoHotkey, Mac, Java and Linux. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TaskLayout are Keypirinha (Free), DisplayFusion (Freemium), Dexpot (Free Personal) and RecentX (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

      • 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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    1. A free light weight mouse macro that records mouse movements, clicks and keyboard entries. Mini Mouse Macro is totally free, no adds, no banners, no trial, free.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      TaskSpace is a simple Windows application intended to group ANY applications in a single window(task space) to provide fast and easy access to multiple applications simultaneously(no Alt+Tab switching and/or searching for a program in the taskbar is required).
    2. reSizer is a system utility that enables keyboard shortcuts to focus, move, resize and change other window properties in a fast and intuitive way without even touching the mouse. Features: Keyboard shortcuts for moving and resizing active windows.
    3. If you’re fastidious about keeping your windows tidy, Stay is for you. Stay ensures that your windows are always where you want them to be, even as you connect and disconnect displays.
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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      WinSize2 can move windows automatically to a predefined place and / or resize the width and/or height to a predefined size. If you use different screen resolutions you can store individual window positions for each of the resolutions.

      Discontinued

      No updates since "V 2.38.04 (2011-06-10)". See http://winsize2.sourceforge.net/en/

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    4. keystarter automation software. you can make a set of 3d button icons with keystroke command scripts and create your own popup menus - clipboards or virtual keyboards.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Plumb is designed to reduce the time spent manually moving windows on your desktop. With higher resolution and larger monitors becoming the norm it’s common to have several applications open at any given time — none of which really need 100% of the screen.
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