WinMover is an application for moving windows more comfortable with the the mouse in Microsoft Windows®. It is fully customizable and can mimic the behaviour of many window managers for UNIX and Linux. If you for example hold down the Alt-key, you can move or resize a window by pressing and dragging the mouse button anywhere in the window. WinMover can also snap the window to the border of the screen.


  • Works with MDI-windows
  • Resize and move any window with your mouse
  • Close, maximize and minimize any window with your mouse
  • Mimic Linux window managers in windows
  • Send a window to the back
  • Snap windows to the borders of the screen

Obvious features

  • Free
  • Unlimited support
  • Per user customization
  • Extensive help
  • Small and efficient
  • Multimonitor support
  • Windows XP Visual Themes support

Known problems

A summary of currently known bugs:

  • Does not work with the command prompt: cmd.exe or command.exe (Impossible to fix)
  • Does not work for windows from other users. That is: not compatible with "Run as" (Impossible to fix)
  • Does not snap to other windows in addition to the screen borders.
  • See the documentation for more information

Platform support

WinMover works on the following versions of Windows:

  • Windows 98
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003 Server

It may work on Windows NT 4, but this is not verified.

Test it yourself by downloading the latest version.