Top 15 Gala Alternative and Similar Softwares | May 2021

Gala is a window manager / compositing manager and an integral part of Pantheon, the desktop environment of elementary OS.

1. XQuartz

XQuartz The XQuartz project is an open-source effort to develop a version of the X.org X Window System that runs on Mac OS X.Together with supporting libraries and applications, it forms the X11.app that Apple has shipped with OS X since version 10.5.......

2. Sizer

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. The utility is also handy when compiling screen-shots......

3. Slicer

Slicer Slicer is an invaluable window management app for OS X. Watch a demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u7nvEWjZuk Slicer lets you...... Slice any window to 2/3, 1/3, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8th screen, etc... Work beautifully on dual-monitor setups... Mix and match applications in your layouts... Use every pixel of your screen for maximum......

4. Phoenix

Phoenix Phoenix is a lightweight OS X window and app manager scriptable with JavaScript. You can also easily use languages which compile to JavaScript such as CoffeeScript. Phoenix aims for efficiency and a very small footprint. If you like the idea of scripting your own window or app management toolkit with......

5. pekwm

pekwm pekwm is a window manager that once up on a time was based on the aewm++ window manager, but it has evolved enough that it no longer resembles aewm++ at all. It has a much expanded feature-set, including window grouping (similar to ion, pwm, or fluxbox), autoproperties, xinerama, keygrabber that......

6. DM2

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. Moreover, DM2 can manipulate windows in various ways: minimize to tray, make them......

7. Actual Window Manager

Actual Window Manager Actual Window Manager is 13 tools in 1. You can add new buttons to any windows title bar, add transparency effect to any window, minimize any window to tray or to any edge of the desktop, automatically close annoying windows and much more.......

8. Zones for Mac

Zones for Mac Useful window arrangement ("snap-to-edge") utility that works well with multiple screens.......

9. WindowGrid

WindowGrid OVERVIEWWindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid.WindowGrid gives functionality to the normally useless right mouse button when moving a window. Doing this will enable the grid snap mode.FEATURES+ Simple to control+ Portable and Installable+ Works......

10. TurboTop

TurboTop Like the "Always on Top" feature that some programs have? TurboTop lets you set any window to be "Always on Top!"Taskbar With TurboTop Icon (on far right)You're probably familiar with the "Always on Top" feature of some programs. This allows their window to "float" above other windows even when it......

11. WMFS²

WMFS² WMFS² is a lightweight and highly configurable tiling window manager for X written in C. WMFS² is a free software distributed under the BSD license. It can be driven from keyboard or mouse and its configuration stands in one text file, easily understandable.......

12. Ghost-It

Ghost-It Adjust the transparency of your active and inactive windows, taskbar, and desktop with this small application, which suffers from a minor performance glitch. Ghost-It places an icon on your system tray, with options to independently configure the transparency levels of your active window and inactive windows. It comes with a......

13. Easy Move+Resize

Easy Move+Resize Easy Move+Resize is based on behavior found in many X11/Linux window managers, adding easy modifier key + mouse drag move and resize to OS X.......

14. ZoneSize

ZoneSize Define zones that autosize windows dropped on them.Features:- Hold a window over a zone for .5 sec to autosize it.- Doubleclick the tray icon to center the active window.......

15. qtile

qtile Qtile is a full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written in Python. Qtile is simple, small, and extensible. It's easy to write your own layouts, widgets, and built-in commands.Qtile is written and configured entirely in Python, which means you can leverage the full power and flexibility of the language to make......