PowerToys Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to PowerToys

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a better PowerToys alternative or higher similarity.

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Posts with mentions or reviews of PowerToys. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-05.
  • Looking for Software that can preview svg images in file explorer
    reddit.com/r/software | 2021-10-16
    PowerToys can do it https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/powertoys/file-explorer https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys
  • Samsung Odyssey G9 PIP/Screen Splitting Question
    If you are interested in PowerToys, it's open source and can be found here: https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys
  • Re-map a single key in Windows 10 ($ to £)
    Use this https://github.com/microsoft/powertoys/releases
  • I really really hate that snapped windows aren't round. It looks so bad right next to round ones
    reddit.com/r/Windows11 | 2021-10-08
  • Can we get Windowed Fullscreen please?
    reddit.com/r/Diablo | 2021-10-07
    Microsoft has a utility called PowerToys which has an "Awake" feature that will allow you to keep your screen on while it is enabled. Also has a bunch of other useful features. PowerToys on Github
  • Changing Win+Z hotkey to Win+Y [German Problems]
    reddit.com/r/Windows11 | 2021-10-06
    You can use Microsoft Powertoys for this
  • If I wanted a MAC, I would have bought a MAC
    reddit.com/r/Windows11 | 2021-10-06
  • How remap keys on keyboard
    Microsoft PowerToys is another option. It has a keyboard remapper built in called "Keyboard Tools". Easier than AHK because you don't have to write a script and have it run on startup.
  • Anything like Rectangle (macOS app) for window management?
    reddit.com/r/windows | 2021-10-05
  • Windows 11 Available
    reddit.com/r/pcgaming | 2021-10-05
    you can also install Powertoys also from Microsoft to get some of the same tiling features on windows 10
  • Question for the fellow ultrawide and 21:9 fokes
    I'm using PowerToys' FancyZones to quickly snap windows to a specified position/size. And Flawless Widescreen for some games.
  • Get rid of the start menu and use powertoys run instead
    reddit.com/r/Windows10 | 2021-09-30
    Latest release: https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.47.0
    reddit.com/r/Windows10 | 2021-09-30
  • PowerToys Release v0.47.0
    reddit.com/r/microsoft | 2021-09-29


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