Alternative products to Helium


A floating browser window for your Mac

6 alternative products to Helium


Watch YouTube while you browse the web.

Charles Magnuson- Unemployed
PIP for Chrome and YouTube. Makes browsing the web more enjoyable.
Raul Kaevand- Mindshifted Inc.
Software does not have to be complicated - it has to work and make life easier for the user. We took the YouTube player and placed it on all the sites you'll ever visit.  We know you watch a lot of YouTube videos, now you can be more productive while doing so. Let us know what you think. And on what sites are you going to use Sideplayer?


A floating browser to keep you entertained and productive

Apple App Store
Always keep your favorite content on top with Aurora. Aurora is a browser window that floats on top of all other windows on your system. The window opacity is adjustable, and the window can be easily collapsed into its title bar when you want to get it out of the way. Aurora is the perfect solution for staying productive while you enjoy your favorite conten… See more

Fluid Browser

Transparent floating browser built for multitasking

Grant Wilkinson- App Dev
@the_jozen_one Good question. I was wanting to go for something that brought in the idea of seamless and fluid multitasking while you worked. Like how it easily incorporated itself into my workflow. I make sure to reference it as Fluid Browser as much as possible for the distinction. I am familiar with Fluid app as well, thanks!
Apple App Store
*** Discounted 30% for a limited time. *** *** Featured by Apple. *** *** Used by thousands worldwide. *** Fluid Browser is a floating browser built to view your favorite media like Netflix and YouTube right alongside your work. Fluid Browser works just like any other browser, however, once active Fluid Browser only shows your media or web content hiding a… See more


Create rules to open certain websites on a specific browser

Apple App Store
Easily open websites in a wide range of iOS browsers with BrowserHub. Ideal if you're a web developer, web designer, website tester or website owner - now you can easily test your site on a large selection of iOS browsers. Enter your URL into the text box and then just tap the name of the browser - your site will open in that browser. Don't have a particul… See more

Pavlok Floating Browser for Android

Use a web browser while you play Pokemon Go!

Maneesh Sethi
Hi everyone! I'm Maneesh Sethi, the founder of Pavlok. I LOVE playing Pokemon Go --- but this weekend, I noticed a major problem with the app: when playing the game, it's impossible to do other things on your phone without closing the game. At Pavlok, we make wearable devices to help people wake up earlier, quit bad habits, and become healthier-- most no… See more

What are some good apps for the Mac?

Asked by Andrey V Yasenya
HazeOver: Distraction Dimmer - Focus on one app by dimming all the background windows
"Won't think you need it until you try it."
Moom - Indispensable window management for Macs
"Moom is especially useful when you need to have multiple windows open. Just drag and drop a window into any quadrant and Moom will automati… See more
Alfred - Never use your mouse again
"Lifechanging. An absolute replacement to Spotlight search."

What's the best GTD app for macOS and Android?

Asked by Neel BommisettyMac Apps aficionado,JS Dev
Helium - A floating browser window for your Mac
"I've recently started using Helium and it does help to important-heavy things floating while you do other stuff and you don't have to switc… See more

What is one app that you can't live without?

Asked by Emily MillerGot App? =>
Spotify - Any song. One tap away.
"I'm an 8 Hours per day audiophile, it has a great music discovery experience."

What's your favorite utility Mac app?

Asked by Dimitar RaykovProduct Designer
Alfred - Never use your mouse again
"Mentioned this in another Ask PH thread yesterday, but it's worth repeating. Alfred is so incredibly useful in my daily workflow that I don… See more
CleanMyMac 3 - Clean, optimize, and maintain your Mac.
"Memory and storage management at its best."
f.lux - Adjusts your computer's display to adapt to the time of day
"Well, this was great but the new OS has Nightshift built-in"
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