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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 31 votes out of 31 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.3.9
  • Total Downloads:
    26,917
  • Date Added:
    May 22, 2018
  • Price:
    Free to try (Occasional reminders to buy); $14.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    1.62MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

Smart Scroll for Mac enables you to customize your computer's scrolling behavior in a variety of ways, including speed and direction.

Pros

Plenty of features: We were surprised by the wide variety of options that Smart Scroll for Mac provides. Want to scroll faster, or more slowly? Want to increase or decrease the inertia (or "coasting") of your scrolling? Want to reverse the scrolling direction on the X or Y axis? Want to scroll automatically when you hover at the top or bottom of a window, or start auto scrolling with a keyboard shortcut? Smart Scroll for Mac does all this and more.

Support for multiple mice: Whether you're using a conventional mouse, a Magic Mouse, or trackpad, Smart Scroll for Mac has something to offer. Features vary, of course, depending upon what type of mouse you're using, but there's something here for everyone.

Application-specific settings: Smart Scroll for Mac makes it easy to customize scrolling behavior for different apps.

Cons

Not for novices: If you're not familiar with terms such as X and Y axis or inertia as they relate to scrolling, you might have to play around with the app to figure it out. The app's online documentation does a good job of explaining its features but not necessarily all the terminology used.

Bottom Line

Smart Scroll for Mac is a great app for anyone looking to customize scrolling. We recommend it to anyone who's not satisfied with their default scrolling options.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Smart Scroll for Mac 4.0b14.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.3.9
  • New: Grab Scroll only vertically or only horizontally, or 360, depending on the direction you start moving (Thanks, Joonas P!)
  • New: Scroll Keys scrolling speed is now adjustable, with optional acceleration.
  • New: Checks for new updates can now be done monthly (Thanks, Yu-Hua Chen!)
  • Other fixes and improvements.
General
Publisher Marc Moini
Publisher web site http://www.marcmoini.com/
Release Date May 22, 2018
Date Added May 22, 2018
Version 4.3.9
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Tweaks Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac
Additional Requirements
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra
  • OS X El Capitan
  • OS X Yosemite
  • OS X Mavericks
  • OS X Mountain Lion
  • OS X Lion
  • OS X Snow Leopard
  • OS X Leopard
Download Information
File Size 1.62MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 26,917
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Occasional reminders to buy
Price $14
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