WindowGrid Alternatives for Windows
Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users aimed at enhancing Windows productivity. The available utilities include:
- - Microsoft PowerToys is the most popular Windows alternative to WindowGrid.
- - Microsoft PowerToys is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to WindowGrid.
Microsoft PowerToys Features
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.
Divvy is an entirely new way of managing your workspace. It allows you to quickly and efficiently "divvy up" your screen into exact portions.
- - Divvy is the most popular commercial alternative to WindowGrid.
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.
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.
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. -Multiple rule profiles/layouts.
Stack Window Manager With Manual Grid Tiling Layout Extended Desktop Area Left Hand Keyboard + Right Hand Mouse.
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.
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.
The last update is from March 2011.
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.
WinSize2 can move windows automatically to a predefined place and / or resize the width and/or height to a predefined size.
No updates since "V 2.38.04 (2011-06-10)". See http://winsize2.sourceforge.net/en/