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winlayout is described as 'WinLayout is a program with keyboard hotkeys to move, resize, and snap windows all around the desktop area' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to winlayout for Windows, PortableApps.com, Windows Explorer, X11 and Linux. The best alternative is WindowGrid, which is free. Other great apps like winlayout are Dexpot, Sizer, altdrag and RBTray.

winlayout alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be System Cleaners or System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of winlayout.
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WinLayout is a program with keyboard hotkeys to move, resize, and snap windows all around the desktop area.

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  1. WindowGrid icon

    WindowGrid

    64 alternatives to WindowGrid 

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

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    1.  PortableWindowGrid can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightWindowGrid consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Support for Multiple MonitorsWindowGrid supports the use of multiple displays.
    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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  2. Dexpot icon

    Dexpot

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    28 alternatives to Dexpot 

    Dexpot turns your monitor into up to 20. It creates and manages virtual desktops and enables you to work far more efficiently and comfortably with many simultaneously opened windows on Windows 95/98/ME and NT4/2000/XP/2003/Vista (incl. x64).

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    Discontinued

    Dead app. 3 years since the last update. Not compatible with current version of Windows. See changelog: http://www.dexpot.de/?id=changelog

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  3. Sizer icon

    Sizer

    22 alternatives to Sizer 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightSizer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for Multiple MonitorsSizer supports the use of multiple displays.
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  4. altdrag icon

    altdrag

    79 alternatives to altdrag 

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

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    50 alternatives to RBTray 

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

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    1.  PortableRBTray can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

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      Taekwindow

      70 alternatives to Taekwindow 

      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.

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      1.  PortableTaekwindow can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      • KDE Mover-Sizer icon

        KDE Mover-Sizer

        84 alternatives to KDE Mover-Sizer 

        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.

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        1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsKDE Mover-Sizer supports the use of multiple displays.
        2.  LightweightKDE Mover-Sizer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      • GridMove icon

        GridMove

        53 alternatives to GridMove 

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

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      • DM2 icon

        DM2

        • Windows
        • PortableApps.com
        40 alternatives to DM2 

        DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is minimizing windows to floating icons® (unique feature!) freeing both task bar and tray bar space.

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        1.  PortableDM2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
          Discontinued

          Last version is from 2007

          Enhanced system menu
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          WinSize2

          22 alternatives to WinSize2 

          WinSize2 can move windows automatically to a predefined place and / or resize the width and/or height to a predefined size.

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          Discontinued

          No updates since "V 2.38.04 (2011-06-10)". See http://winsize2.sourceforge.net/en/

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