WindowMizer
WindowMizer
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WindowMizer free download for Mac

WindowMizer

Version 5.4.3

Roll-up windows like a windowshade.

WindowMizer overview

WindowMizer is an application that will "roll-up" your windows like a windowshade. It quickly collapses a window leaving only the title bar visible. This allows you to see what's behind the front window without losing your place or focus. Simply double-click on the title bar of a window and it will roll-up like a window-shade. The window is now out of the way yet easily accessible. Double-click again and the window restores to its original size and position.

Window-shaded windows provide quick, intuative access to all of your windows because windows stay where you put them and you can see all your windows at once. Stop digging through your windows trying to find the one your looking for. Reduce screen clutter and maintain an organized desktop when working with a multitude of windows and limited screen space.

What’s new in version 5.4.3

Updated on Jul 13 2021

Version 5.4.3:

Note: Version 5 is a PAID upgrade from version 4.x

  • Fixed issue causing Finder window column sizes to change after window-shading a window.
  • Fixed incorrect ‘active’ window issue when restoring special Finder windows.
  • Added missing title bar icons for special Finder windows such as ‘Get Info’.
  • Changed verbiage in ‘Show Licence’ window to clarify that perpetual licenses do not expire.
  • Built on macOS 11.4 with Xcode 12.5 and Swift version 5.4

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    Jacar9
    Jacar9
    Oct 13 2021
    5.4.3
    0.0
    Oct 13 2021
    0.0
    Version: 5.4.3
    Have loved WindowMizer for a long time: great for tidy minds & desktops! But the Godawful BigSur 11.6 has killed it as far as I can see: bummer.
    Lesoth0
    Lesoth0
    Jul 14 2021
    5.4.3
    5.0
    Jul 14 2021
    5.0
    Version: 5.4.3
    v5.43 works Great now on MacPro 5.1 3.46Ghz, maxxed on Mojave. Also working great with Adobe CC and other apps during Mid-2021.
    Eric•Woehler
    Eric•Woehler
    May 5 2021
    5.4.1
    0.5
    May 5 2021
    0.5
    Version: 5.4.1
    Unable to get working on M1 Mini running Big Sur no impact on windows > thumbnails or rolling up or transparency have allowed WM functionality under Security&Privacy/Accessibility but no joy licence has lapsed, can't see me renewing unless convinced it will work on M1
    Derekcurrie
    Derekcurrie
    Dec 14 2020
    5.3.1
    5.0
    Dec 14 2020
    5.0
    Version: 5.3.1
    Going strong these days. Can't Mac without it!
    476429
    476429
    Dec 13 2020
    5.3.1
    0.0
    Dec 13 2020
    0.0
    Version: 5.3.1
    I remember when this feature was built into the Finder in Mac OS 9.
    misterjspencer
    misterjspencer
    Nov 17 2020
    5.2
    3.0
    Nov 17 2020
    3.0
    Version: 5.2
    Such a disappointment that having bought it once, it has to be bought again and now its a yearly subscription or a lifetime fee (who knows about the next upgrade). As the person says on the old window shade thread, best to wean yourself off these kind of adjustments. The days of shareware and freeware are gone, and with everyone wanting to turn their skill to coin, the Krack junkies are also in full swing. Somewhere along the line there needs to be an agreement on what is fair pricing and what is to be expected in return from small developers.
    mrogov
    mrogov
    Oct 5 2020
    5.2
    2.0
    Oct 5 2020
    2.0
    Version: 5.2
    Doesn't work reliably at all - not the developer's fault, just a lack of proper APIs from Apple, as usual. This is not something that can be done with the current APIs without major hacks and this app shows it.
    Lesoth0
    Lesoth0
    Jul 13 2020
    5.1.3
    5.0
    Jul 13 2020
    5.0
    Version: 5.1.3
    Now 5.14 Version 5.1.4 Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:08:24 -0500 Fixed Feedback form connection error.
    Lesoth0
    Lesoth0
    Jul 13 2020
    5.1.3
    5.0
    Jul 13 2020
    5.0
    Version: 5.1.3
    Now 5.14.
    Derekcurrie
    Derekcurrie
    Jun 29 2020
    5.1.2
    5.0
    Jun 29 2020
    5.0
    Version: 5.1.2
    v5.1.3 is out. Here are the Release Notes: "System Requirements: macOS 10.12 or higher Release Notes for version 5.1.3: • Fixed 6 crash inducing bugs representing over 69 crash reports. • Fixed preference panel window-resizing to prevent clipped content. • FREE update for all version 5.x license holders/subscribers. • Requires re-entering Activation Code when updating from version 5.0. • Complete history of updates. Release Details: This update fixes several critical bugs that could cause the app to crash. Thanks to everyone who sent Feedback and Crash reports. The feedback and bug reports are extremely helpful, especially those with comments!"
    Lesoth0
    Lesoth0
    Jun 17 2020
    5.1.2
    5.0
    Jun 17 2020
    5.0
    Version: 5.1.2
    Now at 5.13
    itasara-1
    itasara-1
    Dec 27 2019
    5.0.6
    5.0
    Dec 27 2019
    5.0
    Version: 5.0.6
    I LOVE this app. Have been using it a long time. I just downloaded the newest version, but I guess it requires another fee, which I'll do when the trial period is over. I don't know if this version will be compatible with newest system which I haven't downloaded yet but will at some point. I don't want to give up apps I like; this is one of them so I do hope it will be compatible.
    sbeauchemin
    sbeauchemin
    Dec 26 2019
    5.0.6
    0.0
    Dec 26 2019
    0.0
    Version: 5.0.6
    Upgraded to Catalina from Sierra, where WM was working perfectly. Downloaded the trial version of latest WM and can’t get past the preferences security. Even though it’s checked as allowing access, it continues to ask to be allowed access in prefs! Tried restarting. Tried deleting app and reinstalling.... I just want my windows to roll up again.
    ricksphoenixr
    ricksphoenixr
    Oct 10 2019
    5.0.6
    1.0
    Oct 10 2019
    1.0
    Version: 5.0.6
    WindowMizer appears to be stone dead. Since 2016, Chris has been on top of a LOT––and communicative. He's LITERALLY disappeared, and has been so since Jan. 2019. October now. Time for someone to call the cops, seriously. I had his address at one point, but lost it. He needs a welfare check guys–I'm in OR and can't do much from here.
    Derekcurrie
    Derekcurrie
    Aug 26 2019
    5.0.6
    5.0
    Aug 26 2019
    5.0
    Version: 5.0.6
    WARNING: The RGB World website has, by all appearances, been HACKED. I've attempted to contact them twice by two different methods and nothing has changed.

    1) There is no longer any Help of any kind, apart from the meagre FAQ. All documentation has been removed and replaced with BAD ADS, most specifically for MacKeeper, a very ill omen indeed. (I'll skip the details of why).

    2) Their Forum is stagnant. Nothing has been posted there, or rather nothing has been *able* to have been posted there since June! I've tried.

    Summary: BEWARE their website. I have no idea if this affects their purchasing system, but it makes me worry that money sent is going to whomever hacked the place.

    If the developer is reading this: You have major problems to clean up. Your reputation is on the line.
    Graphic-Mac
    Graphic-Mac
    Jun 17 2019
    5.0.5
    2.5
    Jun 17 2019
    2.5
    Version: 5.0.5
    First off, this app is $24.95 OR $8 per year subscription. Second, the app is still buggy and doesn't operate as clean & easily as the old "Haxie" or the original feature did. For those wondering what's changed in the latest updates: Version 5.0.5 Sun, 16 June 2019 20:08:24 -0500 Fixed issue with Event Tap port. Fixed compatibility with FreeChat and WhatsApp. Fixed compatibility with Adobe After Effects and Premier. Added: Floating window options (global & app-specific). Version 5.0.4 Sun, 09 June 2019 01:37:12 -0500 Hardened runtime for macOS 10.14.5. Notarized by Apple notary service. Rewrite distribution script to auto-notarize. Updated: Japanese localization. Prepare for discontinuation of DevMateKit. Added: Microsoft AppCenter frameworks to start replacement of DevMateKit.
    Derekcurrie
    Derekcurrie
    Jun 12 2019
    5.0.4
    5.0
    Jun 12 2019
    5.0
    Version: 5.0.4
    Updating to v5.0.4 from within the app resulted in it AGAIN asking for approval to run with Accessibility permissions: System Preferences/Security & Privacy/Privacy/Accessibility/WindowMizer. It was already checked ON. Unchecking it and Rechecking it only lead to repeated BOMBs of the app. Reboot, THEN set the Accessibility permissions, solved the problem.
    ResqDogz
    ResqDogz
    Jun 11 2019
    5.0.4
    2.0
    Jun 11 2019
    2.0
    Version: 5.0.4
    Used to work wonderfully, but cannot "convince" 4.4.2 to run under Mojave 10.14.5: Keeps asking permission to control under privacy (system prefs), even though it's already granted!
    No way I'll "upgrade" to 5... when the iteration I've already paid for is non-functional!?
    Derekcurrie
    Derekcurrie
    May 21 2019
    5.0.3
    5.0
    May 21 2019
    5.0
    Version: 5.0.3
    Please hold while I further investigate upgrade discounts available for WindowMizer 5.
    Annie-Walker
    Annie-Walker
    May 20 2019
    5.0.3
    0.0
    May 20 2019
    0.0
    Version: 5.0.3
    How many times am I going to have to keep paying for this? 5, 10, 20? You fixed it so that those of us who did NOT want to update to 5.x.x, and just stay with a previous version, cannot do that. Shame on you!
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