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    WindowGrid Alternatives

    WindowGrid is described as 'modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WindowGrid for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, and MacPaw Setapp. The best alternative is Microsoft PowerToys, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WindowGrid are Rectangle, AquaSnap, altdrag and Divvy.

    WindowGrid is mainly a Window Manager but alternatives to it may also be File Search Utilities or Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WindowGrid.
    This page was last updated Mar 15, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
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    1. Windows system utilities to maximize productivity.
    2. Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle, written in Apple Swift.

    3. 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. 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.
    5. 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.

    6. 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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Taekwindow is a 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.
    7. KDE Mover-Sizer is a lightweight program enabling KDE-style alt-click moving and resizing for Windows XP, 7, 2000, 2003, Windows Server, and Vista.
      • 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.
    8. GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids.
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