Cinch Help

First, you might see if your issue is covered in the sections below.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For more general questions about ordering and licenses, refer to the FAQ here.

What is Accessibility and why does Cinch need it?

Dialog showing "Cinch" requesting access to Accessibility.

Accessibility (a.k.a Universal Access) is a component built into macOS which Cinch uses to get info about windows and to move windows around. Cinch will not work without Accessibility.

You can learn how to enable Accessibility and troubleshoot Accessibility related issues on this webpage.

Known Issues

Cinch may be unable to resize certain windows

Cinch works with most applications as long as standard window types are being used. Non-standard windows may exhibit unexpected behavior or not respond at all. List of known "trouble" applications for Cinch.

Other Issues

The top edge can be difficult to cinch to on OS X 10.11 El Capitan and later, as this gesture is now used to activate Spaces/Mission Control. We're exploring workarounds for this issues.