Keyboard Mastro lets you record a sequence of keystrokes, mouse clicks, and many other actions, and easily play them back at any time.
For users who experience pain, fatigue, or slowness when operating the computer it’s important to learn to be as efficient as possible with what you do. Keyboard Mastro is one way to increase your efficiency so every movement really counts and your energy is preserved.
Keyboard Maestro enables you to create or record custom macro shortcuts that you can activate at any time. For example, your macros could help you navigate running applications or work with an unlimited number of clipboards. Best of all, every macro you create is available using simple keystrokes you choose. The only limit to Keyboard Maestro is your imagination!
Keyboard Maestro’s macro examples page includes macros that will do a wide range of things, including:
- Launch several of your most used applications
- Open your most used documents
- Use hot keys to open financial accounts
- Remap command keys on your keyboard
- Simulate missing features
- Swap characters
- Delayed mouse click
- Setup an application when launched
- Clean up after using an application
- Launch scanner application when scanner is connected
- Switch network location when you connect
There is a good chunk of Joe Kissell’s book Take Control of Automating Your Mac which covers Keyboard Maestro – it’s well worth reading if you’re interested in maximising your efficiency.
Keyboard Maestro 6 requires an Intel Mac running Mac OS X 10.8 or later. You can trial it and full licences cost US$36.
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