Split Screen in Windows

In Widows you can split screen by simply dragging a window all the way to one side or corner of the screen until it snaps into place and then select another windows to fill the other parts of your screen.

This way you can split a single monitor into 2, 3 or even 4 screens and work with different windows or applications simultaneously.

If you tend to split windows a lot – the most efficient way is to use keyboard shortcuts.

This note is a cheat-sheet with the split-screen keyboard shortcuts for Windows.

Split Screen in Windows

Use the keyboard shortcuts from the table below to split a monitor into multiple screens:

Keyboard Shortcut Split Screen
⊞ Win + or Snap a window to the left or right half of the screen.
⊞ Win + or and then or Snap a window to a corner (one-fourth) of the screen.
⊞ Win + + + Make a window full-screen.
⊞ Win + or Expand a quarter-window to a half-window.

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