Stay
Stay
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Stay free download for Mac

Stay for Mac1.3

30 April 2020

Window-organization tool.

What is Stay for Mac

Stay is for those who are fastidious about keeping their windows tidy. Stay ensures that your windows are always where you want them to be, even as you connect and disconnect displays. Move your windows to where you want them, then have Stay store them. Once stored, windows can be returned to their stored state at any time by having Stay restore them.

What's new in Stay

Version 1.3:
General changes:
  • Compatibility fixes for macOS 10.15 Mojave.
  • Improved reliability when restoring windows after wake from sleep.
  • Improved reliability when running "Store Active Window".
  • Improved reliability of window identification when restoring windows.
  • Stay no longer requests screen recording permissions.
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent AppleScript Actions from running.
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doubledave04
doubledave04
Nov 14 2020
1.3
4.0
Nov 14 2020
4.0
Version: 1.3
I love this app and it worked great so far but OSX Big Sur broke it and I'm now getting "You do not have permission to open the application “Stay”. Contact your computer or network administrator for assistance." error message :( Hope this is fixed soon.
Tim27
Tim27
Mar 2 2020
1.2.8
2.0
Mar 2 2020
2.0
Version: 1.2.8
Works for the most part, but not very well with Adobe apps (especially their tool panels), which is what I have to use at work. Emailed developer twice in February about it and he has not responded to either email, therefore, two stars.
Kobalt
Kobalt
Dec 21 2017
1.2.7
5.0
Dec 21 2017
5.0
Version: 1.2.7
I was after an app that would restore specific windows and their paticular positions in the Finder (macOS 10.12.6) after a restart. Found Stay, tried the demo for 30 seconds and paid for a reg code immediately. Exactly what I was after.
ylluminate
ylluminate
Jan 13 2017
1.2.7
5.0
Jan 13 2017
5.0
Version: 1.2.7
Can't live without this one. Fixes nearly all of the problems when living with multiple displays on macOS. I have it starting up with Starupizer2 right at the start so when I restart my Mac, voila, I'm back to where I need to be!
Ryan-G
Ryan-G
Sep 24 2012
1.2.2
0.0
Sep 24 2012
0.0
Version: 1.2.2
I love Stay! Running from meeting to my desk and to another meeting has me plugging in my external display and bam, all my windows go back to the way they are supposed to be thanks to Stay! I've only got 1 beef: I have 2 windows open for Chrome, one on each monitor. It would be great if when I connected the external monitor to my mbp, Stay would remember which window was on the external. As it happens now, I have to move the 1 chrome window I like to keep on the external back, but honestly, moving 1 window back into position is nothing compared to what I had to do before I had Stay. Great APP!
Fryguy451
Fryguy451
Mar 17 2012
1.2
3.0
Mar 17 2012
3.0
Version: 1.2
Appears to do everything I could want, except the things that drive me to want to purchase it... i.e. 1.) no ability to move space on application launch (to fix those apps, like Parallels, that no longer respect the 'This Desktop' setting) and 2.) no working with X11 windows or Steam what so ever.
Impase
Impase
Mar 13 2012
1.2
5.0
Mar 13 2012
5.0
Version: 1.2
Stay and Moom besides are my choices to organize all my Finder and specific Application windows. Stay I think is the only Utility that stores and restores the individual defined position of different Application windows (for example the Main window and Equalizer window in iTunes) in just one step via Menu or Hotkey. I love it, because my wife and my son very often disarrange different Application windows. A killer feature is Stays option to restore windows as Applications are launched. Thanks to the Developer for this jewel.
Duncan-Adams
Duncan-Adams
Sep 26 2011
1.1.4
4.5
Sep 26 2011
4.5
Version: 1.1.4
I bought it . It is great . I have a program THNKORSWIM with multiple windows set up . It does not always repopulate on the monitors in the same configuration that it is shut down in . Could not solve the problem ... well STAY did ... works great . Thanks .
Fariborz
Fariborz
Dec 9 2010
1.1.2
0.0
Dec 9 2010
0.0
Version: 1.1.2
I bought this software more than two months go and can't find a suitable adjective to describe its usefulness. I often keep many windows open on my Mac and move them around continuosly. Before knowing "Stay" I had to spend a lot of time reorganizing all these windows and restore them to their original position. Now I have a Genie at my disposal that does this tiring function with one click. How quick and painless a once tedious job has become thanks to this tiny yet great utility! If you don't like mousing around like me then look no further. Fariborz Amirshahi - Verona (Italy)
Tshubitz
Tshubitz
Sep 8 2010
1.1
5.0
Sep 8 2010
5.0
Version: 1.1
Having different numbers of displays connected to my MacBook Pro throughout the day, Stay makes keeping the many open windows manageable. For someone that likes their windows to be where they want them to be, Stay will help you keep your sanity. :-) Thanks for the 1.1 update and making Stay work with Spaces! Even better now.
Fariborz
Fariborz
Aug 10 2010
1.0
0.0
Aug 10 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0
I'd like to try this program but unfortunately it doesn't function for me. The first time I launched it all its menus were disabled. When I tried to relaunch it for the second time it showed a dialog box that its trial period was over! Something must be wrong here. Has anyone else got the same issue? Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.14.5 or later
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