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WindowSpace Alternatives

WindowSpace is described as 'powerful desktop enhancement utility for large monitors, widescreens and multi-monitor systems' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WindowSpace for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is DisplayFusion, which is free. Other great apps like WindowSpace are AquaSnap, WindowGrid, altdrag and Divvy.

WindowSpace 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 WindowSpace.
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  • Windows

WindowSpace is a powerful desktop enhancement utility for large monitors, widescreens and multi-monitor systems.

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  1. DisplayFusion will make your multi-monitor life much easier. With powerful features like Multi-Monitor Taskbars, TitleBar Buttons and fully customizable Functions, DisplayFusion will make managing your multiple monitors painless.

    ⚫︎ LightweightDisplayFusion consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableDisplayFusion is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    no snapping, and no tiling which are essential features

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    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableAquaSnap can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Dock window to sides or corners


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

    ⚫︎ PortableWindowGrid can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightWindowGrid consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    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

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    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.

    ⚫︎ Portablealtdrag can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

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    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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    Preme for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.

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    quick window
  7. Total Windows® Facelift!.

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    Tabbed Explorer feature adds tabs to vanilla system Windows Explorer (also known as File Explorer since Windows 10).
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    Shiftit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Shiftit without registration.
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    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

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    For entirely different operating system

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    Penc

    • 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.

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    GridMove

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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