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    KeyBindingsEditor is described as 'GUI-based editor for OS X key bindings. It allows for easy editing and supports single-action bindings (one action per keystroke), multi-action bindings (multiple actions for a keystroke) and Emacs meta binding-style multi-keystroke bindings' and is a Key Mapping Tool in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to KeyBindingsEditor for Windows, Mac, Android and AutoHotkey. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KeyBindingsEditor are BetterTouchTool (Paid), Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source), Hammerspoon (Free, Open Source) and KeyTweak (Free).

    This page was last updated May 14, 2022
    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    KeyBindingsEditor is a GUI-based editor for OS X key bindings. It allows for easy editing and supports single-action...
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    1. AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc.
    2. BetterTouchTool is a great, feature packed app that allows you to configure many gestures for your Magic Mouse (1 & 2), Macbook Trackpad and Magic Trackpad (1 & 2) and also Mouse Gestures for normal mice.

    3. Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key remapping, it has special remapping modes like Emacs-mode, SandS-mode (Space and Shift).
    4. 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.
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      Very powerful tools but need a longer time to learn how to use.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      KeyTweak is a free keyboard remapper for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win 7. It makes use of Microsoft's Scancode Map registry key to remap your keyboard.

      • Mac
      The missing gesture layer for macOS.
    5. Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer.
    6. A free light weight mouse macro that records mouse movements, clicks and keyboard entries. Mini Mouse Macro is totally free, no adds, no banners, no trial, free.
    7. The macOS supports an XML-based format for keyboard layouts (.keylayout files). However, modifying keyboard layouts—let alone creating entirely new keyboard layouts, such as for a new script—by directly editing the XML text is tedious and error-prone.
    8. Quick Macros automates repetitive tasks, even the most complex.
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