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MagicPrefs is a toolbar application for OS X which aims to improve the functionality and configuration options of the Apple Magic Mouse.

It features the MagicMenu, the ability to bind a variable number of finger clicks and taps to functions like Middle Click , Hold Down Both Mouse Buttons, Spaces, Expose, Dashboard, MagicMenu etc.

Tap Sensitivity implements a advanced algorythm that impacts a number of factors used to determine taps , all controllable by a single slider.

Tracking Speed adds the ability to increase the maximum available speed by a extra 25%.

And to top it all off it features a real-time more...

What's New

Version 2.4.2:
  • New action: Toggle Scrolling
  • Fixes a issue with multiple instances running concurrently

Requirements

  • OS X 10.7
  • 64-bit processor
  • Apple Magic Mouse
  • Apple Magic Trackpad
  • Apple MacBook

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Bytes Member IconReview+41
Bytes
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For the longest time I resisted using the MagicMouse because it didn't do what I needed. Now with MagicPrefs, I am a very happy Apple mouse user just by adding a center click option, and pinch in/out for zooming text. Stable, free, efficient utility... Thanks!

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Version 2.4.2
Grandpa John Member IconComment+43
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I have been using the previous version for some time in Snow Leopard and just installed version 2.4. Now every time I try to use the preferences settings the application crashes. What gives?

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Version 2.4.0
Adumbrate Member IconReview+6
Adumbrate
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I love the fact that this has a two-finger click that can hold both the left and right side of the mouse. I play a lot of video games and this comes in handy for Call of Duty games and Skyrim.

The only confusing part is how to set presets without needing to access the Preferences and changing it. I want it to just automatically turn on if I launch an app. It doesn't seem to do so for Call of Duty or Skyrim. I'll dig around and see if there's info about this.

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Version 2.3.1
jgelling Member IconReview+1
jgelling
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This wonderful little utility saved my MacBook. Apple for some unimaginable reason removed the three finger App Switcher gesture from OS X Lion, probably in favor of the useless Mission Control feature. This app is the only reliable way to get the App Switcher gesture back.

But the only way I found to have the gesture work *consistently* is to enable all 3 and 4 finger gestures - up, down, left and right - to invoke the App Switcher. Then, you need to disable pretty much all of Apple's 3 and 4 finger gestures from the Trackpad settings under the System Preferences menu. This is no loss, because those gestures just switch to the useless Mission Control and widgets screen, which no one would ever seriously want to use anyway, much less have a shortcut for.

You have to do both though - the utility doesn't seem quite as precise as the old gesture used to be - if there are competing 3 and 4 finger swiping gestures, even if they're different, i.e. up or down instead of left or right - MagicPrefs will sometimes miss your swiping and that's just frustrating.

But until Apple brings back the 3 finger App Switcher swipe - presumably around when they realize how useless Mission Control is - MagicPrefs is the best answer I've found for MacBook users to get back this essential gesture.

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Version 2.3.1
Jeff-H. Member IconComment+188
Jeff-H.
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I don't want to trash this software before being able to give it a chance, so just a comment for now.

The software keeps saying "no mouse" when it is there.

I'm running 10.7.1 on a new mini

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Version 2.3.0
Nextdesign (Developer)
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The trashing should be of Apple and their migration bugs, see http://getsatisfaction.com/magicprefs/topics/magicprefs_doesnt_work how to fix your bluetooth settings after migrating to Lion.

NemEh Member IconComment+0
NemEh
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There's some issue when working with Lion OS. When I checked in the "One Finger Middle Axis Click" from Clicks & Taps option, the middle click opens the dashboard everytime, like if it was the default option for Dashboard. I'm not able to change or configure this on dashboard. Please, help if you know how to fix this. Thanks.

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Version 2.3.0
Antoinesynopsis Member IconReview+55
Antoinesynopsis
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It's the first app I tried to enhance my mouse and my pads. Good soft even if I rather prefer BetterTouchTool for my purpose.

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Version 2.3.0
Orion-Mk.-V Member IconComment+216
Orion-Mk.-V
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People can still download the 10.6 compatible version on the developers website.

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Version 2.3.0
MacUpdate---Ryan
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Also available as an alternate download above :)

Moxiesozo
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Yes, but development has been stopped for Snow Leopard. Therefore, 10.6.x users cannot enjoy feature introductions, bug fixes, and other improvements.

F451
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Since this is freeware there is really no complaint to be levied. However, if you have been around since the beginning of Mac (like some of us of us) you will come to know that Apple may have a SL OS X final version(s) update, maybe 10.6.9). This is the lamenting of those who know that that others players in the software industry might address all the Lion compatibly issues in upwards of year's time. MagicPrefs is an excellent app—will miss it while out of comission.

F451 Member IconComment+393
F451
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Given that there are those dependent upon software companies— other than Apple—to address Lion compatibility, the loss of MagicPrefs 10.6.x support makes transitioning a waiting game. Users' who have mission critical situations to deal with know what I am talking about.

A fine app, but sure wish the Developer had held onto 10.6.x support a wee bit longer. :)

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Version 2.3.0
Moxiesozo Member IconComment+152
Moxiesozo
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Wow. Bye-bye Snow Leopard support & updates from this version onwards. Sad.

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Version 2.3.0
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Version 2.4.2
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Version 2.4.2
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Version 2.4.2
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Version 2.3.1
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Version 2.3.1
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Version 2.3.1
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Version 2.3.0
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Version 2.3.0
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Version 2.3.0
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Version 2.1.0
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Details

Downloads 82,038
Version Downloads 10,645
Type Utilities / System
License Free
Date 21 Oct 2012
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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