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By Andreas Hegenberg

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BetterSnapTool allows you to easily manage your window positions and sizes by either dragging them to one of the screen's corners or to the top, left or right side of the screen. This enables you to easily maximize your windows, position them side by side or even resize them to quarters of the screen.

If you need even more than those standard snap areas, BetterSnapTool now allows you to create your own, custom snap areas anywhere on your display.

To be even more productive you can also set custom keyboard shortcuts in order to move and resize your windows.

Because there are so many positions available, BetterSnapTool can also pop up an overview menu from which you can select the one position you want.

You can also customize what happens after right-clicking on one of the buttons on the top left of a window.

More features included are:
• move or resize the window below the cursor while holding customizable modifier keys.
• select what happens when double-clicking a windows titlebar

BetterSnapTool is very customizable and will change the way you work with your Mac!

It supports multiple monitors, hidden docks etc..
You can change the design of the preview overlays and even set application specific snapping sizes!

BetterSnapTool works with almost every application, only some apps with non-standard windows can't be supported.

I'm always open for new ideas, so don't hesitate and ask!

What's New in Version 1.6

• Finally tracked down and fixed a performance bug in BetterSnapTool (thanks to the great developers who helped me find it!)
• Fixed an issue with snap areas
• Fixed various little bugs and improved compatibility.


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Customer Reviews

Absolutely essential

Costs $5 less than Cinch and has much more functionality.

It’s practically a requirement to getting things done quickly. It can replicate Windows 7’s Snap ability, but also do so much more. Even though OS X El Capitan is going to introduce native window-snapping itself, I will still install BetterSnapTool because it is incredibly flexible.

My keyboard shortcuts are Ctrl-Alt-Command-arrow key to either maximize, snap to left or right, or center the window, very similar to Windows.

Best Windows Management App

This is the best windows management app. Super efficient and fast. Very easy to setup and use. Actually you can just install it and start using it. The default setup is already great. You can dwelve into all the “hi-tech” settings but I find the default awesome. This is how window management should be done! Bravo to the developer!!!

Exactly what I wanted

This application is just what i was looking for. The $1.99 price tag is well worth it. The ability to customize snapping areas with different modifier keys and shortcuts helps me clean up my workspace throughout the day and i can be set up to work in just a second or two. Great features for the price

View in Mac App Store
  • $1.99
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.6
  • Size: 1.6 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor

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