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On iPadOS, you can find a great feature called Slide Over. This allows you to view one app in full screen and pull up a secondary app as a floating window. It’s really useful, and you can now get it on macOS with Slidepad.

This lightweight utility and web browser allows you to set up multiple windows and keep them all active. It’s normally priced at a very reasonable $12.99, but you can grab it today from TechRepublic Academy for only $8.99.

macOS has its own window management features, and they work fine if you want to switch between multiple full-screen windows, or you’re happy to squeeze in two apps side by side, but wouldn’t it be neat if you could keep your work in full screen and just grab another window when you need it for reference? That’s what Slidepad provides.

This app lets you hover your mouse to navigate between multiple windows on the same display. All of the windows stay active, and it works with most software. Importantly, you can control which windows should be active for audio outputs and notifications, and you can add as many windows to your workspace as you need.

Aside from manager windows, Slidepad works as a lightweight browser for looking things up while you work. To protect your privacy, you can clear all cookies and browsing history via the menu bar with one click.

Order now for only $8.99 to get Slidepad for Mac on a lifetime subscription, usually priced at $12.99.

Prices and availability are subject to change.