Yabai: The macOS Tiling Window Manager

Michael Bao
Unixification
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5 min readDec 22, 2022

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yabai is a window management utility that is designed to work as an extension to the built-in window manager of macOS. — yabai GitHub

Disclaimer: yabai only works for specific versions of macOS see their GitHub for more information.

Yabai is a tiling window manager similar to ones on Linux like awesomeWM, xmonad, qtile, etc. Whether you know what a tiling manager is or…

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Michael Bao
Unixification

Neovim | Arch Linux | macOS | I love to write about random tech stuff. Tinkering around with Linux, Neovim, and computers.