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Hello OCN friends, smile.gif

I am using Windows 7 x64 with Ultramon as my dual screen windows manager. I love Ultramon, but I wished it had a few more features and was a little smarter with windows placement. Every once in a while I'll boot up and my programs will have forgotten which monitor they are supposed to start up on.

And my recent interest is in screen tiling support. So, I either want a program that can either piggyback off of Ultramon to provide dual screen tiling support and smart window placement, or a I want a brand new screen manager that is better than Ultramon but still provides the same reliable functionality with desktop icon placement preservation, "Smart (extended) Toolbar", and dual screen wallpaper support.
There are a hell of a lot of programs out there..Grid Move, Winsplit Revolution, Display Fusion...

Which software do I pick OCN? Do you have any recommendations or input? Doesn't have to be freeware.
Thanks and reps.
Edited by d3daiM - 4/28/12 at 3:05pm
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yeah bump
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I previously used Ultramon and now use DisplayFusion. It has FAR more features. For remembering window placements etc. the best program is WILMA (Window Layout Manager) by Stefan Didak.
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post #5 of 8
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I'll give the two a shot! Thanks!
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Display Fusion is great, thank you! Seems to handle the windows positioning and tabbing well enough by itself without WILMA.
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been using display fusion for years and i love it.
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I use Display Fusion as well and I couldn't imagine going back to anything else.

Enjoy!
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