Right Zoom for Mac

Right Zoom for Mac

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out of 16 votes
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Date Added:
May 08, 2011
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC
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    out of 16 votes

    • 5 star: 10
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 3
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    out of 5 votes

    • 5 star: 3
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 2
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  • 1 stars

    "Messes up window behavior"

    July 10, 2014   |   By DanielSBuus

    Version: Right Zoom 1.81


    It does actually make the green button behave like a maximize button


    Makes new windows open behind active ones.


    I've used RightZoom since Lion, ever since I've been puzzled by the tendency of Mac OS X to open up new windows behind others. I had this behavior with Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks.

    When doing Alt-Cmd to open up a Finder window, I could see it flash and disappear, and then I'd need to do it again to actually get Finder to the foreground. I thought for a while this was a bug in XtraFinder, but not so.

    Today, I was frustrated with iOS simulator opening up behind of Xcode every time it launched, and seeing the opposite behavior on my colleague's Mac (also behaving properly on Alt-Cmd with XtraFinder installed), I decided to go hunting for the problem. Turned out that the culprit is RightZoom.

    Luckily, I don't really need it anymore, as I'm already using BetterTouchTool for other things, and here I've set up keyboard shortcuts for maximizing and restoring window sizes.

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  • 2 stars

    "No longer works correctly when using Mavericks"

    April 27, 2014   |   By Mr_Blocher

    Version: Right Zoom 1.81


    It worked wonderfully in all previous versions of Mac OS X that I tried.


    Since upgrading to Mavericks it won't maximize a window anymore.


    If you aren't using Mavericks, get it. You will love it. I can't recommend it for Mavericks users, though.

    Updated on Apr 27, 2014

    Oops. Right Zoom suddenly started working for me in Mavericks. I have no idea why it didn't work before and does now. Can I change my rating to 5 stars now? Or just delete my review altogether?

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