WindowGrid Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to WindowGrid for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WindowGrid and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to WindowGrid are altdrag (Free, Open Source), Divvy (Paid), Taekwindow (Free, Open Source) and GridMove (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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.
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    3. 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.

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      • 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.
    4. GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids.


    5. 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. It is a background application that emulates the behaviour of KDE, which is a rather good Linux desktop environment.
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    6. 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.
    7. 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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    8. 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.
      • 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?
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