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Spark for Mac

Hotkey shortcuts manager.

Free
In English
4.7
Based on 53 user rates

Spark overview

Spark is a powerful and easy shortcuts manager. With Spark you can create Hot Keys to launch applications and documents, execute AppleScripts, command iTunes, and more...

You can also export and import your Hot Keys library, or save it in HTML format to print it.

Spark is free, so use it without moderation!

What’s new in version 3.3.2

Version 3.3.2:
  • Minor bug fixes
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Spark for Mac

Free
In English
Version 3.3.2
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What customer like

Performance
Stability
Value

What needs improvements

Regular updates

Spark qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0

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4.7

(99 Reviews of Spark)

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Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Mar 18 2024
3.3.2
5.0
Mar 18 2024
5.0
Version: 3.3.2
I have been using Spark for 20 years. I tried the new Shortcuts app by Apple, and guess what: Spark is WAY SUPERIOR!!! It's amazing how good this program is and that it still works. Thank you so much for this!
Iliketrash
Iliketrash
Dec 13 2022
3.3.2
5.0
Dec 13 2022
5.0
Version: 3.3.2
This app is the bomb. (That's a good thing!) I've used it for years. I don't have to open it very often, just to add or change a keystroke. When I started, it was the only app of its kind to let you bring forward only the frontmost window when switching to another app using a keystroke--all the others brought forth all the app's windows which is extremely annoying. Sometimes it doesn't not find its own document and you get a blank window, as if starting a new set-up. But if you close Spark and open it again it usually works--just keep trying. Was super glad to see a recent update. Working fine on Monterey macOS 12.5.
homerr
homerr
Jan 13 2022
3.3.2
0.0
Jan 13 2022
0.0
Version: 3.3.2
Love this app. One thing I've been running into lately: I have a shortcut set to paste the date. It works fine everywhere except in "save as..." dialog windows. It won't work in the file name field, nor when creating a new folder in that flow. I tried toggling the daemon off and on, app is updated to the latest version, I removed it and re-added it to the accessibility allow list, etc. Any other ideas?
tonyreay
tonyreay
Nov 11 2021
3.3.2
0.0
Nov 11 2021
0.0
Version: 3.3.2
arggghhhh... does anyone have a way to make this precious app work in Big Sur or Monterey yet??? I sure do miss it's functionality. It was working just fine in Catalina.
adriansandqvist-1
adriansandqvist-1
Sep 24 2021
3.3.2
0.0
Sep 24 2021
0.0
Version: 3.3.2
Can't start spark agent either. Big Sur 11.4
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Mar 18 2024
3.3.2
5.0
Mar 18 2024
5.0
Version: 3.3.2
Joe H.
Joe H.
Jan 30 2021
5.0
Jan 30 2021
5.0
Version: null
Gerrykai
Gerrykai
Jul 7 2020
5.0
Jul 7 2020
5.0
Version: null
Diefis
Diefis
Jul 6 2020
5.0
Jul 6 2020
5.0
Version: null
Compuglobal
Compuglobal
Feb 18 2020
5.0
Feb 18 2020
5.0
Version: null
creatureasd
creatureasd
Dec 21 2019
5.0
Dec 21 2019
5.0
Version: null
Adriano-Borgobello
Adriano-Borgobello
Mar 8 2019
4.0
Mar 8 2019
4.0
Version: null
Iliketrash
Iliketrash
Jan 13 2019
5.0
Jan 13 2019
5.0
Version: null
Bryan-de08cef4
Bryan-de08cef4
Oct 29 2018
5.0
Oct 29 2018
5.0
Version: null
Hal-Itosis
Hal-Itosis
Oct 24 2018
5.0
Oct 24 2018
5.0
Version: null
f2920381
f2920381
Apr 3 2018
5.0
Apr 3 2018
5.0
Version: null
hnghiakhoi3
hnghiakhoi3
May 16 2017
5.0
May 16 2017
5.0
Version: null
acaruso1
acaruso1
Sep 24 2015
5.0
Sep 24 2015
5.0
Version: null
Joinerm
Joinerm
Aug 23 2015
5.0
Aug 23 2015
5.0
Version: null
Edeerly
Edeerly
Jan 17 2015
4.5
Jan 17 2015
4.5
Version: null
psroy
psroy
Aug 29 2014
5.0
Aug 29 2014
5.0
Version: null
Claude-Demierre
Claude-Demierre
Jan 14 2014
5.0
Jan 14 2014
5.0
Version: null
lemon-kun
lemon-kun
Nov 27 2013
5.0
Nov 27 2013
5.0
Version: null
Cowicide
Cowicide
Jul 12 2013
4.0
Jul 12 2013
4.0
Version: null
ribaszv0
ribaszv0
Apr 22 2013
5.0
Apr 22 2013
5.0
Version: null
Olle
Olle
Nov 25 2012
1.5
Nov 25 2012
1.5
Version: null
GBukalders
GBukalders
Jul 25 2012
4.0
Jul 25 2012
4.0
Version: null
Pmason
Pmason
Mar 17 2012
5.0
Mar 17 2012
5.0
Version: null
Frankmac
Frankmac
Oct 23 2011
3.5
Oct 23 2011
3.5
Version: null
Mlhk
Mlhk
Apr 19 2011
5.0
Apr 19 2011
5.0
Version: null
jugaor
jugaor
Mar 13 2011
5.0
Mar 13 2011
5.0
Version: null
duncanpinderpuss
duncanpinderpuss
Mar 9 2011
5.0
Mar 9 2011
5.0
Version: null
aattallah
aattallah
Feb 28 2011
2.5
Feb 28 2011
2.5
Version: null
Px9-855
Px9-855
Feb 6 2011
5.0
Feb 6 2011
5.0
Version: null
Poikkeus
Poikkeus
Dec 16 2010
5.0
Dec 16 2010
5.0
Version: null
Uncoy
Uncoy
Jul 5 2010
3.0
Jul 5 2010
3.0
Version: null
Blixi
Blixi
May 27 2010
5.0
May 27 2010
5.0
Version: null
anonymous-moose
anonymous-moose
Sep 23 2009
5.0
Sep 23 2009
5.0
Version: null
Thecause
Thecause
Feb 17 2009
5.0
Feb 17 2009
5.0
Version: null
Jmax
Jmax
Jan 5 2009
5.0
Jan 5 2009
5.0
Version: null
Dana-Sutton
Dana-Sutton
Dec 21 2008
5.0
Dec 21 2008
5.0
Version: null
Pjot
Pjot
Sep 3 2008
5.0
Sep 3 2008
5.0
Version: null
Angelplasma
Angelplasma
Jul 26 2008
5.0
Jul 26 2008
5.0
Version: null
anonymous-heron-1581
May 7 2008
5.0
Version: null
Gordon142
Gordon142
May 6 2008
5.0
May 6 2008
5.0
Version: null