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Windownaut Alternatives

Windownaut is described as 'is versatile window management app that let's you define keyboard shortcuts and active areas on your screen to resize an position the windows on your desktop' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Windownaut for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com and MacPaw Setapp. The best alternative is Rectangle, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windownaut are AquaSnap, WindowGrid, altdrag and Sizer.

Windownaut alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Windownaut.
This page was last updated Sep 29, 2021
  • Mac

Windownaut is versatile window management app that let's you define keyboard shortcuts and active areas on your screen...

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  1. Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle, written in Apple Swift.

  2. AquaSnap

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    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.



  3. WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid.

    Discontinued

    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

  4. altdrag

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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. Sizer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Sizer is a freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size.



  6. Divvy

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

  7. 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.

    Discontinued

    This project is looking for a new maintainer. Until that transition is completed, there will likely not be further development on this project.from https://github.com/fikovnik/ShiftIt/blob/master/README.md

  8. Taekwindow

    • 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.

  9. KDE Mover-Sizer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

  10. HyperDock

    • Mac

    HyperDock adds Windows 7 like features and more to Mac OS X.

    Discontinued

    The last version (1.7) is from January 2017, but it's still available to download.

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