KeyCue for Mac

KeyCue for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 18 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.2
  • Total Downloads:
    5,560
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 07, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-use trial); $24.99 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

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Keyboard shortcuts don't just save you time, they're also good for you. Using shortcuts is one of the easiest ways to wean yourself from your mouse and cut down on repetitive strain injuries in your hands and wrists. So any app like KeyCue that can help you learn new shortcuts and remember old ones is worth a look.

KeyCue is a very simple app; you just hold down the command key (or any key combination you choose), and KeyCue instantly displays a clear, clickable menu of all the shortcuts currently available in the application you're using.

KeyCue comes with many variations and preferences (everything from different menu themes to the ability to change the pop-up menu time delay), but the instant shortcut menu is its core functionality. If you also use the macro-program Keyboard Maestro, KeyCue is even more useful, as it will display the shortcuts for all your predefined macros as well. The only major strike against KeyCue is its price, which might be too high for some users given the app's narrow functionality.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"This should come with the MacOS"

February 12, 2011  |  By _nashyo_

 |  Version: KeyCue 5.2

Pros

It's essential to understand the keyboard shortcuts, provided by MacOS. This provides you with all you need to know in one press of a button.

Cons

None. None at all.

Summary

Everyone should have this as a log in item. I no longer need to STUDY the plethora of the keyboard shortcuts available in MacOS. If i'm curious about what keyboard action can be used, at any one time, in any particular dialogue box, I can call up a complete list of actions, by holding down a key (that I can pre-assign). No studying needed!

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5 stars

"Keyboard Shortcuts, on call, right at your fingertips."

February 03, 2011  |  By Jim Cole

 |  Version: KeyCue 5.2

Pros

Works with any Mac program, no more 'menu hunting'; no need to memorize. Unobtrusive, well supported, fills a unique niche.

Cons

None that I know of.

Summary

Quite possibly, KeyCue may be an app you never knew you had a need for. Keyboard shortcuts have been with us since the beginning, but no one ever addressed cataloging, organizing and accessing them in such an easy manner as does KeyCue. It makes every keyboard shortcut available to you, in the front-most app, with the press of a button. You may not have initiated a search for a utility that does what KeyCue does, but after using it, you'll probably wonder how you lived without it.

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3 stars

"Occasionally useful"

December 07, 2010  |  By pbrooks1

 |  Version: KeyCue 5.2

Pros

Worth the low cost because it can be extremely helpful.

Cons

Very erratic - sometimes just will not work at all for no apparent reason. It usually manages to fail just when I need it most. It has got better at responding at each new version, but still fails sometimes.

Summary

Apart from sometimes not responding when called up, at other times, if you hold down the Option key a mite too long while executing an action, it pops up and gets in the way momentarily - but that is not really its fault. Nevertheless can be very useful from time to time or when learning a new program. Worth the money.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.2
  • Support for iKey shortcuts (with iKey 2.5 or newer)
  • New diagnostics functions for identification of problems on certain system configurations.
  • Faster response in Safari with 1Password installed.
  • Fixes a problem with slow scanning of menus in FileMaker Pro 11.
  • Fixes a memory leak in combination with animations.
General
Publisher Ergonis software
Publisher web site http://www.ergonis.com/
Release Date December 07, 2010
Date Added December 07, 2010
Version 5.2
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Desktop Customization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.66MB
File Name KeyCue73-Install.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,560
Downloads Last Week 3
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-use trial
Price $24.99

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