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GlovePIE Alternatives for Mac

GlovePIE is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Hammerspoon, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to GlovePIE and four of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to GlovePIE are ThisService, yKey and wjoy.

GlovePIE alternatives are mainly Key Mapping Tools but may also be Text Expanders or Task Automation Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GlovePIE.
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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows

GlovePIE stands for Glove Programmable Input Emulator. It emulates keyboard, mouse, joystick, MIDI and TrackIR.

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  1. Hammerspoon icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    This is a tool for powerful automation of OS X. At its core, Hammerspoon is just a bridge between the operating system and a Lua scripting engine.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHammerspoon can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  2. ThisService icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Create services from any script.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingThisService supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    ThisService has been declared "abandonware" by its developer. It is still possible to obtain and use it, but no support is provided, and no further development is occurring.


  3. yKey icon


    • Mac

    Formerly iKey (changed with v2.6, 2017-04-12), yKey creates shortcuts for an action or sequence of actions that can be launched by hotkey, menu, timer, event or a USB trigger.

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  4. wjoy icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Nintendo wiimote driver for Mac OS X.

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