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WinMover Alternatives

WinMover is described as 'application for moving windows more comfortable with the the mouse in Microsoft Windows®. It is fully customizable and can mimic the behaviour of many window managers for UNIX and Linux' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WinMover for Windows, PortableApps.com, Windows Explorer, X11 and Linux. The best alternative is WindowGrid, which is free. Other great apps like WinMover are Dexpot, altdrag, RBTray and Taekwindow.

WinMover 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 WinMover.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

WinMover is an application for moving windows more comfortable with the the mouse in Microsoft Windows®. It is fully...

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  1. 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

  2. Dexpot

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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).

    Discontinued

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



  3. 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.

  4. RBTray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

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

    Discontinued

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

  5. 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.



  6. 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.

  7. GridMove

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

  8. A lightweight utility for allowing you to quickly snap windows to a tiling grid under your existing Linux window manager. Can be triggered via keyboard shortcuts, the command line, or D-Bus calls.

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  9. DM2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

    Discontinued

    Last version is from 2007

  10. MoveInactiveWin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs)

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