i3 is a dynamic tiling window manager with clean, readable and documented code, featuring extended Xinerama support, usage of libxcb instead of xlib and several improvements over wmii.
- - i3 is the most popular Linux alternative to Windawesome.
- - i3 is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Windawesome.
WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid.
- - WindowGrid is the most popular Windows alternative to Windawesome.
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
awesome is a highly configurable, next generation framework window manager for X. It is very fast, extensible and licensed under the GNU GPLv2 license.
Sway is a tiling Wayland compositor and a drop-in replacement for the i3 window manager for X11. It works with your existing i3 configuration and supports most of i3's features, plus a few extras.
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.Discontinued
The last version (1.1) is from 2015.
xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell. In a normal WM, you spend half your time aligning and searching for windows. xmonad makes work easier, by automating this.
- - Xmonad is the most popular Mac alternative to Windawesome.
Hyprland is a dynamic tiling Wayland compositor based on wlroots that doesn't sacrifice on its looks.
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.
- - HyperDock is the most popular commercial alternative to Windawesome.
The last version (1.7) is from January 2017, but it's still available to download.
Amethyst is a tiling window manager for Mac similar to the xmonad tiling window manager popular on Linux. Amethyst is written in Objective-C and has configurable shortcuts, multi-monitor support, multiple layouts, and the option to float certain applications.
Wayfire is a 3D Wayland compositor, inspired by Compiz and based on wlroots. It aims to create a customizable, extendable and lightweight environment without sacrificing its appearance.