10 Best Window Manager Apps for Mac in 2018


If you just switched from Windows to a Mac, you may be getting annoyed while handling multiple windows on your Mac. Mac allows you to open multiple desktop and switch easily between them, but it is not easy as working on two files side by side in the split screen mode. You need not to worry; there are many third party window manager applications available that helps you to manage the overall alignment and layout of graphical windows. Also, it defines and controls the appearance and positioning of application interface windows. Here we will provide you a list of 10 best window manager apps for Mac in 2018.

1. Divvy Window Manager

If you are a novice to Mac, managing windows can be frustrating, requiring precision control of your mouse for clicking, dragging, setting your window and position you want. Even after that, sometimes it is very difficult to get windows exactly where you want them. Divvy is the best and effective window manager tool that allows you to quickly and efficiently “divvy up” your window into accurate portions. With this tool, you can manage your Mac window easily and enjoy hassle free handling. Divvy has very simple and easy interface that allows you to create various shortcuts to resize and move your windows. Along with all the window management features, Divvy is the most powerful window management available today.




You may download Divvy Window Manager from Mac App Store.

2. BetterSnapTool

BetterSnapTool is one of the most effective management tools for your Mac. With this tool, you may easily manage your window positions and sizes by dragging them from right to left and top to bottom side of the screen. This program allows you to easily maximize your windows and manage the screen as you want. Moreover, BetterSnapTool also allows you to create your own, custom snap areas anywhere on your Mac screen. You may set and use keyboard shortcuts to save your time.





You may download BetterSnapTool from Mac App Store.

3. HyperDock

HyperDock enables many advanced features on your dock that allows you to select individual application windows just by moving the mouse on a dock item, use mouse clicks to quickly open new windows and many more. After enabling HyperDock on your Mac, you may preview windows, control iTunes and manage calendar events. HyperDock has advanced window management that allows you to move and resize windows just by holding down keys and moving your mouse. You may also use or create key shortcuts on your dock to hide or quit apps.




You may download HyperDock from here.

4. Magnet

Magnet is the best workspace organizer for Mac. You may use it by dragging, customizable keyboard shortcuts or via menu bar to manage your Mac screen. With this tool, you may declutters your screen by snapping windows into organized tiles. An app window can be resized into the top, bottom, left or right half of your screen size. In Magnet, you may also use keyboard shortcuts for every command it supports. You can see or create keyboard shortcuts by clicking on little icon in the Menu Bar. Additionally, it has copy, compare and multitask features to align multi windows side by side and enhance multi tasking on your Mac. It is one of the high speed and accurate window manager for Mac.




You may download Magnet from Mac App Store.


If you don’t like remembering keyboard hotkeys and find dragging and dropping windows to organize them you may use MOOM on your Mac. You just need to remember one keyboard command to open the app’s interface. You can see a list of commands with their functions in the app interface. The unique Move & Zoom feature of this management tool allows you to arrange app window in such a way that it takes more than half of the screen and uses a grid to ‘draw’ a window’s desired size and location. It enables you to customize or manage window in a key board more, without even touching the mouse.



You may download MOOM from Mac App Store.


Mosaic is also a right approach to manage windows on your Mac. This tool allows you to quickly and easily arrange your application windows on your Desktop onto a customizable grid using drag and drop. Whenever you hold an app window to drag, it gives you the option of different sizes and position of windows at the top of your screen. You may drag the app window to your required option to resize the app window. Apart from that you may also add your own custom sizes and positions. It has quick layout feature that allows you to trigger layout from the Mosaic menu or using a global hotkey. Once it is triggered, you may easily drag the grid area you want the active window to occupy and release the mouse button to get that layout applied.




You may download Mosaic from here.

7. Spectacle

Spectacle is the most simple and customizable tool that provides you a complete control on your Mac. Spectacle allows you to customize and create keys to control windows and encounter problems on your Mac. This is an open source and free application that helps you to manage windows. You may not drag and drop to resize windows but it can be done using customized key shortcuts.




You may download Spectacle from here.


VEEER is one of the highest speed window management tools that include essential designer and developer productivity features. With this window customization tool, you may drag, minimize, maximize and center windows using few mouse clicks. VEEER allows you to drag and control your windows by just activating the activation keys and double clicking inside the window or dragging the window without using the window title bar. Additionally, you may easily switch between each window by minimizing and maximizing and save your valuable time.




You may download VEEER from here.

9. Slate

Slate is one of the best window management applications that is extremely configurable due to its facile interface. With the tool, you may easily customize your Mac window and use various keystrokes to resize, focus and preset your computer screen. It also helps you to create, delete and activate snapshots of the current state of windows. It is one of the most customizable and application switcher tools.




You may download Slate from here.

10. Amethyst

Amethyst is the perfect full screen mode window manager. This tiling window manager tool is mainly designed to rearrange the app windows automatically without any input. Moreover, it provides you a keyboard shortcut to rotate between different arrangements. You may easily manage window until you open 3-4 applications on your Mac. It is the best choice for the person who always works on multiple windows on the same desktop.




You may download Amethyst from here.



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