yabai Alternatives

    yabai is described as 'started as a C99 rewrite of chunkwm, originally supposed to be its first RC version' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to yabai for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like yabai are i3 (Free, Open Source), Rectangle (Free, Open Source), Openbox (Free, Open Source) and awesome (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 28, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. i3 is a dynamic tiling window manager with clean, readable and documented code, featuring extended Xinerama support, usage of libxcb instead of xlib and several improvements over wmii.
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    3. Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts. Rectangle is a window management app based on Spectacle, written in Apple Swift.
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      Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support.

      Discontinued

      No actively developed anymore. Last commit was in 2015.

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    4. awesome is a highly configurable, next generation framework window manager for X. It is very fast, extensible and licensed under the GNU GPLv2 license.
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    5. 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

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    6. xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell. In a normal WM, you spend half your time aligning and searching for windows. xmonad makes work easier, by automating this.
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    7. 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.

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    8. Sway is a tiling Wayland compositor and a drop-in replacement for the i3 window manager for X11. It works with your existing i3 configuration and supports most of i3's features, plus a few extras.
    9. bug.n is a tiling window manager add-on for Microsoft Windows. It is written in the scripting language AutoHotkey.
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