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It's interesting - no one has mentioned Karabiner. it has ton of options for different things, the one I like called "Tab mode", where you can switch between apps by holding Tab key and using either arrows or HJKL keys (especially favored by Vim users). Tab+I to cycle through open windows of the current app. I love Karabiner, it's the app that made me ...


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Might I suggest Cinch, it is super easy to setup and use and is entirely free! Click the "Download" button


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I tried ShiftIt it worked perfect and it's Open Source.


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There is a free app called Key Codes in the Mac App Store that as far as I can tell stays on top of all other windows. Other than menu items it stays atop all other apps including the Terminal and the Safari URL bar.


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Not really an answer but more like a work-around: you can use Spectacle or a similar app to quickly setup a desktop layout that let you follow the original window. Of course this won't help when you're waiting for someone else to join a support chat and in the meanwhile decide to use your time for something more useful than staring at a blank window -- like ...


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I suggest trying kwm https://github.com/koekeishiya/kwm From my experience, the whole intention of having one window always on top is to read/compare/reference to it while working on another app. "Tiled window manger" solutions works much better for this purpose. After having tried Athethyst https://github.com/ianyh/Amethyst, I came to kwm. I find kwm ...


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Use Hyperswitch. I just stumbled on this posting now, and did some digging and found this nice "new" app. https://bahoom.com/hyperswitch Works well for me (basically turns your mac's application-switching into a windows-style task-switching environment <- much more intuitive especially when working w/ multiple screens/spaces).


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Try using Helium. It uses a 'customizable translucency' to keep a window on top of other windows. Plus, it won't intercept mouse clicks on top of it unless you want it to. As of now, it only supports a browser window but the question doesn't indicate if that's a requirement of the OP or not.


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Moom is pretty awesome and will allow you to do #1 and #2. https://manytricks.com/moom/



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