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    UltWin Alternatives

    UltWin is described as 'easy-to-use window manager with the Desk View™, an interactive view of the desktop. UltWin creates mini-windows on the Desk View to represent desktop applications and Windows 10 apps' and is a Window Manager in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to UltWin for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, PortableApps.com, Linux and Android. The best alternative is DisplayFusion, which is free. Other great apps like UltWin are Rectangle (Free, Open Source), AquaSnap (Freemium), WindowGrid (Free) and BetterTouchTool (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. WinDock is a window manager ideal for large, or multi-monitor setups. Features: -Easy and intuitive drag-and-drop action to simplify moving and resizing Windows. -Highly customizable docking rules that specify how you want your windows to behave.
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    2. MaxTo is a small Windows program that divides your monitors into regions. When you maximize a window, it will no longer fit the entire screen, but only the region it was maximized into. Your windows are neatly organized into the grid you have defined when they are maximized.


      • Mac
      The missing gesture layer for macOS.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Lightweight automation and productivity power-tool for OS X.
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    3. A lightweight utility for allowing you to quickly snap windows to a tiling grid under your existing Linux window manager. Can be triggered via keyboard shortcuts, the command line, or D-Bus calls.
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    4. VEEER is a lightweight window manager for your mac OSX - designed for designers & developers and built for a maximum workflow speed.
    5. Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs) Move a window without activating it. Alt+LClick (and hold) to drag the target window into view.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is minimizing windows to floating icons® (unique feature!) freeing both task bar and tray bar space.

      Discontinued

      Last version is from 2007

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Ever try to size a window so it just touches the edge of the screen? It’s tedious (at least for me). FreeSnap allows you to instantly resize any window edge to the corresponding screen edge. Want that window to touch the right edge of the screen?
      • 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.
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