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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 ...
Might I suggest Cinch, it is super easy to setup and use and is entirely free! Click the "Download" button
I tried ShiftIt it worked perfect and it's Open Source.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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).
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.
Moom is pretty awesome and will allow you to do #1 and #2. https://manytricks.com/moom/
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