KeyCue
KeyCue
9.8

5.0

KeyCue free download for Mac

KeyCue9.8

22 October 2020

Displays all menu shortcut commands.

Overview

KeyCue has always been a handy tool for learning and remembering keyboard shortcuts. With a simple keystroke or click, KeyCue displays a table with all available keyboard shortcuts, system-wide hotkeys, as well as key combinations for triggering macros in Keyboard Maestro, QuicKeys and iKey. But KeyCue contains a bunch of new features that take KeyCue to a whole new level. Gone are the days when KeyCue was nothing more than a menu shortcut viewer.

KeyCue offers a flexible new way to define a wide variety of triggers, which can be combinations of modifier keystrokes and mouse clicks. These triggers can be used to perform different actions, like bringing up the KeyCue sheet for selected types of shortcuts, opening the KeyCue settings window, or other actions.

A completely new action that can be assigned to a trigger is to show a collection of your frequently used URLs. Simply define your own favorite URL collection together with your preferred triggers, and you are ready to use KeyCue for quickly showing a table of your URLs and invoking them with a single click. The mechanism has been designed in a flexible way to support further extensions in the future. So the URL collection is just the beginning of other actions that will be included in future versions of KeyCue.

  • See. View available keyboard shortcuts based on application by pressing the Command key.
  • Do. Simply type out the desired shortcut upon finding the appropriate action.
  • Learn. Develop into an efficient power user by remembering repeated shortcuts or discovering previously unknown actions.

What's new in KeyCue

Version 9.8:
  • KeyCue is now ready for Big Sur
  • Files and folders can be suppressed in the folder view by prefixing their names with a dash or by attaching the Finder tag "-KeyCue" to them
  • In theme definitions, group and menu headings can now have an "align" attribute with the values "left", "center", and "right"
  • Improved visibility of the KeyCue icon in the translucent menu bar of Big Sur
  • In the folder view, items are now sorted in the same way as in the Finder (in particular, with correct order for items that contain numbers)
  • Works around a problem in Trello, where menu shortcuts were no longer displayed after invoking KeyCue several times
  • Fixes a problem where the contents of suppressed folders still showed up in the folder view
  • Fixes an inconsistence in the representation of group headings in themes
  • Fixes a rare crash when KeyCue learned two shortcuts that were typed in quick succession

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72 Reviews of KeyCue

5
Krupnix
30 August 2019
Version: 9.4

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KeyCue is a great assistant. It will show you all shortcuts, shortcuts by modifier keys, and also gives you a search window for terms. It's customizable with themes (you can create your own too). The developer is excellent, friendly and very helpful.
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5
mattcsbarry
22 October 2020
Version: 9.8
I find KeyCue and PopChar to be very useful and user friendly. I appreciate the developer being proactive in updating their apps for the latest Mac OS. I realize that they don’t get compensated for their time and work on some of these updates. I also appreciate that they have not gone to subscription-based licensing, where the customer does not get a choice.
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5
Krupnix
30 August 2019
Version: 9.4
KeyCue is a great assistant. It will show you all shortcuts, shortcuts by modifier keys, and also gives you a search window for terms. It's customizable with themes (you can create your own too). The developer is excellent, friendly and very helpful.
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5
GRme
13 January 2019
Version: 9.1
You folks are GREAT, and so is your software! Too few people comment when positive comments are due. So right on to the Developers!!!
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5
Frankdalian
23 August 2018
Version: 9.0
I have used this and PopCharacter since they were new. I loved them then, and I love them now.
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5
Silwit
06 June 2018
Version: 8.7
Shortcuts make work go faster but I still can't remember them all after these many years. So KeyCue is essential for me... and, betcha, for many of us.
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5
Eric•Woehler
27 March 2018
Version: 8.7
Highly recommended for all users. Additional downloads for numerous apps such as Adobe and other apps means many of the apps many people use have KeyQue help screens available. All users should check out the additional downloads for app they're using. Recommended and rated 5 stars by a long time user w no association w product/company.
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5
Youssef SALAMA-
16 December 2017
Version: 8.6
KeyCue is a very useful application to my Mac ... it allows me to easily find the Mac OSx system and other software installed. Really this application my help a lot .... the latest version is very fast with a beautiful design and a menu very clear and easy to use. Also it is compatible with High Seirra 10.13.2 and also fast on my Macbook Pro 13 (mid-2012) I highly recommend KeyCue and give it 5 stars
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5
KemerT4250
07 April 2016
Version: 8.0
Learning the keyboard menu shortcuts are an essential skill for the Mac "power user." I have used KeyCue for many years, but after a while one learns the important shortcuts and it is easy to simply forget that this useful utility is installed. This latest version adds a very simple, but effective, feature that makes it more compelling: a simple click on the menu bar icon (by default, as this is configurable) opens a user-define window to select URLs. You may wonder what the big deal about opening URLs would be, as I'm sure you have your own bookmarks for web pages. You can also add both file: and mailto: URLs. Given this, you now have one place to store important links to things like online documentation, frequently used email addresses, and even local files. KeyCue 8 provides abundant features to customize behavior. I have read some complaints that accidentally pressing the ⌘ and ⌃ keys is a problem. Easily fixed: you can change the delay before activation or even change it so that you must press the key twice to activate. I have found KeyCue to be an elegant and unobtrusive utility. This latest version gives you one more reason to install it and to remember that it is there.
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5
s51kuprel
04 April 2016
Version: 8.0
Great product -- always available by holding the Apple key. Great for reminders of Key shortcuts while in apps, without a reference to a written sheet or my memory. This is a must have in my mind for faster organized working. They have recently added URLs to the quick keys list though I have not tried them yet. Get it!
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5
Sergesouszero
03 April 2016
Version: 8.0
I got KeyCue through a MacUpdate Promo last year, but never really used it. After installing version 8, I took the time to dig a little deeper into his functionalities and found out how great this app is. As opposite to, I guess, most users, KeyCue doesn’t serve me as something to learn and remember keyboard shortcuts, but instead as a faster way to get access to all of them by using simultaneously the mouse and the keyboard. I’ve even added my Mail Act-On rules (and I have a lot) to “My Shortcuts” and now I can use them all by tapping a single key.
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4
Esky212
11 December 2015
Version: 7.5
Seems like the price doubled. I recently bought this app for 11 USD^^ Nice little helper though :-)
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MacUpdate-Ishaq
29 October 2015
Version: 7.5
So few tasks on a Mac require actual point-and-click cursor behaviors, but for the uninitiated, navigating apps and OS X using only the keyboard is like learning a new language. Keyboard shortcuts can feel like secret codes, available only to true power users with enough time and knowhow to dance around their Mac without a mouse. KeyCue lifts the curtain on these shortcuts to reveal a world of efficiency and productivity that is literally right at your fingertips at all times. Trigger KeyCue from the menu bar or by holding the Command (⌘) key and a list of all available keyboard shortcuts is displayed; from this window, simply click the action or use the revealed keystrokes to have it performed. KeyCue’s list of shortcuts fades away as quickly as it appeared and you’re back to work in no time at all. KeyCue truly is an app that justifies its place on your Mac instantly. Within minutes of installing KeyCue, I was blown away by some of the things I had no idea I could do in apps that I thought I knew so well. By displaying both system-wide shortcuts *and* shortcuts that are specific to the app you are currently in side-by-side, KeyCue allows you to discover new shortcuts in oft-used apps and can introduce you to the functionality of a new app. Using KeyCue feels like a built-in guide for getting the most out of your Mac. And this is why KeyCue is such an essential utility: it’s perfect for new Mac users as it eases them into a world of productivity, but it’s even better for Mac veterans because it adds even more tools to their repertoire, revealing the easiest ways of using new apps, removing all guesswork.
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5
retail094
22 April 2015
Version: 7.5
Thank you for the recent update of Keycue. I appreciate your due diligence to improve an already great product. I use an audio editing app that has very few shortcuts. To activate commands requires the use of mouse and pull down menu actions. Using KeyCue, I have assigned shortcuts to my most commonly used commands. Now, I have a program that works at my speed. This is probably an obvious use for your product but it has really helped me in my work as an audio editor for my church.
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IMRAN™
15 February 2015
Version: 7.4.1
I have owned this product for a long time and have probably used it less than half a dozen times. For that level of use it is way too expensive. The newest version is asking me for permissions I am not willing to give it:: "To use KeyCue. you need to allow KeyCue to control your computer. " Seriously? No, thanks. I will look up the shortcuts online or memorize them rather than give such unfettered access. Imran
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stafmans
02 November 2014
Version: 7.3
Since last year I was using the free product Cheatsheet. I switched to Macs in 2007 but still miss the alt-... shortcut sytem of Windows (maybe it's not even there anymore ;-) and never really discovered the logic behind OSX shortcuts. So Cheatsheet helps out in cases, but it is not complete and I cannot add shortcuts, that I know are there, myself. So I looked further and found and tested KeyCue. It offers exactly the extra functionality I need and works the same pleasant way Cheatsheet does. As many people here state however I too believe this product is completely overpriced as a one-trick-pony app. I decided to go along with the pricing and bought a license, just because there is no comparable product and I gain a lot of productivity by being able to use shortcuts more easy and often. Would give a 5 star rating if the price was more fair.
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Wts
17 August 2014
Version: 7.2
Well, after ++++ years using Mac's still can't remember those symbols for control and option. Hope KeyCue gives me the cue. Actually, Apple keyboards should print those stupid symbols right on the keyboard just as they show on the Command key. Maybe i'll do it my self with a marker pen.
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Franko
27 May 2014
Version: 7.2
Laugh at me all you want (or roll your eyes, your pick ;) but I...cannot...get...the..damn..modifier key symbols, especially Control and Alt, memorized! KeyCue to the rescue each and every time and for me, worth every penny.
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Foulger
27 May 2014
Version: 7.2
Really Cool app thats getting better all the time. The only negative is that the more you use it the less you need to. I would suggest (respectfully) that lowering the price, on the principal of half the price, triple the profit, that lowering the price to $10 or $15 would result in many more sales than at present.
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5
MArnold58
11 October 2013
Version: 7.0
I am a relatively new Mac user and I have been looking for something like this brilliant software. As I said to the developer it took 3 seconds of use of the trial before I enthusiastically bought this great little program. I am a fan!!
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5
Frankdalian
11 October 2013
Version: 7.0
I have been using KeyCue since it was born, way back in 2004. I have been pleased with is since then and am just as pleased with KeyCue 7.0. Software that just works. A nice slogan and true.
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4.5
Eric•Woehler
24 September 2013
Version: 6.6
7b3 just released and there are additional themes available for those (including myself) who don't linke the default colour scheme. There is also a d/l with instructions for creating your own colour scheme, but I haven't had the chance to try it yet...
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4.5
Eric•Woehler
13 September 2013
Version: 6.6
Just paid upgrade to 7b on the promise of being able to develop my own colour schemes for KC. Alas, I am not enthused with default choices and I am *really* hoping I can adjust the colour scheme in the near future. Otherwise 7b has slightly altered GUI in terms of layout but the excellent functionality remains. Recommended!
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4.5
ShelleyE8611
12 September 2013
Version: 6.6
Fantastic way to learn keyboard shortcuts, and a perfect program for people making the transition from Windows to Mac. A lifesaver to me.
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4.5
Eric•Woehler
29 August 2013
Version: 6.6
Highly recommended - sits quietly in the background until you fire it up - provides all the shortcuts/key combinations for your running apps. Extra (free) packages for Adobe and Pro apps available from http://www.ergonis.com/downloads/extras/ Bought it as part of package many years ago, have kept upgrading and using it all the time - recommended!
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5
Jazzyguy
29 August 2013
Version: 6.6
This version is great in every way. It is handy to have it in the menu bar. I refer to it often.
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4.5
rapidler
30 July 2013
Version: 6.5
Als langjähriger Mac-User kennt man natürlich die (zumindest wichtigsten) Shortcuts; bei Progs, die man nicht ständig nutzt und umfangreiche Shortcuts bieten eine wesentliche Hilfe! Ebenso unverzichtbar für Umsteiger aus "anderen Welten"...!!!
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4.5
rapidler
30 July 2013
Version: 6.5
Als langjähriger Mac-User kennt man natürlich die (zumindest wichtigsten) Shortcuts; bei Progs, die man nicht ständig nutzt und umfangreiche Shortcuts bieten eine wesentliche Hilfe! Ebenso unverzichtbar für Umsteiger aus "anderen Welten"...!!!
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5
Jazzyguy
21 May 2013
Version: 6.5
This is a very handy and trouble free app that sits in the menubar of Mountain Lion10.8.3 and is there when you need it. It is an excellent app and offers a variety of displays for your personal pleasure. I find it handy to use and reliable.I have used it for years and can recommend it to anyone who wants shortcuts for their mac apps.
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4.5
Leslay74
03 April 2013
Version: 6.4
An excellent and easy to use app. No problems with download/install. I use it all the time as my memory for shortcuts is not good. I have used this app since 2006, when I first moved to an Apple iMac and have just aquired a new 2013 iMac, which is awesome. Keycue was one of the apps I downloaded on this new computer.
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5
Globalhiccup
20 February 2013
Version: 6.4
excellent application, neat and unobtrusive - with good customer support
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Stormchild
29 January 2013
Version: 6.3
Wow, it's just like CheatSheet, except it's a total rip off instead of free. ;)
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bobbyloveslions
18 September 2012
Version: 6.3
Why is this app $28 dollars? That seems very high for a reference application. Also, we're in a world of cheaper apps which get much more distribution. I would think by lowering the price to say... $10 dollars you would have way more people interested in this. I'm not paying $28 dollars for key commands that have been embedded in the OS for years.
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5
ArnoCS
23 July 2012
Version: 6.2
Great tool for "Starters" on a OS X system, quick and easy access to the keyboard shortcuts overview right at your fingertips.
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5
Potatoes
20 June 2012
Version: 6.1
Absolutely love this app! Very quick and reliable way of learning and eventually memorizing shortcuts. It gives a very readable list of all kinds of shortcuts related to an app, including the app's own shortcuts, various Services, Keyboard Maestro shortcuts, global shortcuts, and system shortcuts. The lists are updated dynamically -- you change a shortcut, and KeyCue's list of shortcut is updated instantaneously. Great stuff! I use KeyCue too when defining new shortcuts and want to pick good rules for new shortcuts. A true timesaver. There are some cheaper alternatives with static and very incomplete information, which is more misleading than helpful. If you are serious about flying over the keyboard, get this great beautiful all-rounded app.
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5
Neorewire
11 June 2012
Version: 6.1
Good app. very simply.
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5
Richie Heijmans
06 June 2012
Version: 6.1
Great for someone who's new to Mac's like me. Whenever I forget what keybinding I need to use I just hold the command key and KeyCue pops up with all the shortcuts I ever need.
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5
Ward
02 November 2011
Version: 6.0
I've been using KeyCue since 2006, and I highly recommend it to users who want to make the most of keyboard shortcuts. A double-click and hold on the Command key brings up a display of all current keyboard shortcuts. "All" includes shortcuts from the current app, Dock, screenshot, AND 3rd party add-ons (QuicKeys, Keyboard Maestro, iKey). Shortcuts with the Command modifier are highlighted. Holding down additional modifiers (Control, Option, Shift) highlights those shortcuts. The KeyCue display is especially helpful when adding your own shortcuts with System Prefs > Keyboard Shortcuts or a 3rd party add-on. You can see at a glance whether your new shortcut key will conflict with any current shortcut. Those concerned about the modest cost of KeyCue should weigh that against the time they'd spend looking thru menus and add-on apps for the same information. Ergonis also offers affordable bundles with their other excellent apps, Typinator and PopChar for Mac & Windows. My only minor complaint about KeyCue is that it occasionally pops up when I didn't request it, usually when I'm typing keyboard shortcuts in rapid succession. That's not really a problem because KeyCue disappears with the next key click or mouse action.
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Eighty
31 October 2011
Version: 6.0
Not too sure what all the fuss is over the price here, nor can I see the line of logic which has brought so many people in on "the free market" debate. This is not an economic philosophy argument - it is an app review. So, moving along... This is an extremely useful background app to have. If *anyone* out there can honestly claim that KeyCue is superfluous (that is, if it tells you nothing that you didn't already know) then, well, all I can say is "you need to get out more". This app falls into the category of "why learn it all when you can look it up in an instant?". Maybe you really have learned "Every Single Key Combination For Every Single App You Use", but I really doubt it. For the rest of us (those with lives that extend beyond the OS X desktop), KeyCue is a brilliant app - verging on "indispensable", in fact. The price is not an issue if you use your Mac to turn a profit, as the time it saves (even just a few seconds here and there scattered throughout the day) truly adds up and certainly does help streamline your workflow and productivity (far more than, say, opting for an i7 processor instead of the standard Core i5 in most practical circumstances). All in all, a great background reference app, worth every penny (or peso, or cent, whatever). Slick interface, timely updates, and - most importantly - great stability. If the concept of this app piques your curiosity even slightly, then I recommend you purchase this app pronto. The aim is to keep your hands on your keyboard instead of reaching for the mouse or trackpad every few minutes, and to that end KeyCue works perfectly.
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3.5
Sloshu
28 October 2011
Version: 6.0
I hope nobody is so naive to believe there is, ever was, or ever will be any such thing as "the free market", or, therefore, that something that doesn't exist could determine the price of any "commodity". There are many things that determine the price of anything "for sale", and "the free market" (to the limited extent that it is "free"), is only one of many factors.
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Kitmos
27 October 2011
Version: 6.0
I was going to upgrade at $9.99 until I realized it wasn't $US but more like $15US
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dwp-1
27 October 2011
Version: 6.0
All their products are overpriced!
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B-3
13 August 2011
Version: 5.4
KeyCue is a decent utility and the developer charges way to much for the product and then charges too much again for upgrades. Good product, terrible pricing.
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Charly20
10 July 2011
Version: 5.3
Does it work with OSX 10.7 Lion??
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Charly20
04 July 2011
Version: 5.3
Does it work with OS X Lion??
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3.5
BetterCitizens
04 July 2011
Version: 5.3
I'd like to say something good because it does great job indeed, but taking a look at the price, OK, I give up.
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clakes
30 June 2011
Version: 5.3
I've got KeyCue along with a killer MacUpdate Bundle 2 years ago, thinking "hey, nice bonus!" Well, today I've tried to upgrade to 5.3 for the changelog had some interesting points, just to find out that free upgrades last exactly... 2 years! Now, pretend you forget about the bundle super-discount I've got for a few seconds: the price is steep enough for such a - yet useful and nicely designed - utility. Still, I find unreasonable to pay 9.99$ for updating a (lovely) utility I've honestly and barely used 2 times in 2 years. Oh... And I _am_ a keyboard shortcut freak, believe me. Sorry. Keep up the great job, Ergonis, but please accept my suggestion to revise your purchase/upgrade policy.
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Xplicit
20 April 2011
Version: 5.2
Really? Come on, 25 bucks for a tool as simple as this? Your calculations must be from a time when OS X hasn't been invented yet.
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4.5
JimEdC
04 February 2011
Version: 5.2
In the world of Mac Utilities, KeyCue is a gem you probably never expected to find. KeyCue provides you with instant access to the keyboard shortcuts available to you for the program in the forefront. You no longer have to call on the program's help files, or search its menus; with a touch of a key, the keyboard shortcuts are presented to you. KeyCue is simple, lean, but not intrusive - it's there when you need it. Like its companions in Ergonis' Productivity Bundle, PopChar X and Typinator, KeyCue is exquisitely designed, well supported and conveniently fits a unique niche in the realm of Mac Utilities. KeyCue, and its Ergonis Productivity Bundle siblings, exemplify what you want in utility applications - efficient functionality, not glitz and glamour in its place.
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Xenophile
30 December 2010
Version: 5.2
Pretty handy, I use it a few times with a an app I'm unfamiliar with, but after that I've memorized the needed shortcuts. $25? Maybe worthwhile for Alzheimer's patients, but the average Mac user could benefit far more from other software in this price range.
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dabcca
21 August 2010
Version: 5.1
Handy gadget but it seems to consume an disproportionate amount of Ram for what it does - according to atMonitor about three times that of Typinator.
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JamesHarrisPhoto
31 March 2010
Version: 5.0
Excellent update. I especially love the fact that I can now instantly view my hundreds of QuicKeys macros. I only wish they had a few more choices for skins.
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Flash1296
30 March 2010
Version: 5.0
INVALUABLE. I haver used this for several years. I suggest this to all newbies, especially those switching from windoZe.
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User456
05 December 2009
Version: 4.5
After installing 'key cue', once inside photoshop CS3, the shortcut for saving file has changed resulting in a big mess and lost data. I had to buy a 60€ program to recover my file and I wasn't happy because I lost a few hours doing so and get back an older version. I've desinstalled straight away 'key cue' and put the settings for keyboard back to default. I've also noticed the shortcut to invoke this software is quite awkward. Strongly encourage the developper to troubleshoot thoroughly his software before any new release.
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Alex-Angas
03 September 2009
Version: 4.5
I've been using KeyCue ever since buying a Mac to help me transition from Windows. It's been really helpful for learning keyboard shortcuts, something that Mac OS X keeps hidden too much (IMHO). It's a great app in that it simply does what it says on the tin. The interface is clear and well organised. A possible option might be to not display certain shortcut categories so the KeyCue screen isn't so big (perhaps that's there I haven't looked). I also contacted support recently about the Firefox crash bug that others have reported on this thread. They wrote back to me straight away with a very clear e-mail (I'm sure they're sick of hearing about it). It's a bug in Firefox that is fixed in 3.5.3, see https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=499600 for more details. Strongly recommended.
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JohnnyFave
26 August 2009
Version: 4.5
This is truly a HOT application! There is NOTHING like having a cheat sheet right at ONE of your fingertips - just hold down an Apple/Mac COMMAND key for a second, and the key command cheat sheet appears before your very eyes. You can do this in ANY application and voila! The key commands unique to that app. appear. In my opinion, this is a MUST HAVE!
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Rollerdl
23 July 2009
Version: 4.4
Being quadriplegic and heavily dependent on keyboard shortcuts and having to remember so many I love Keycue. But ever since Firefox version 3.0.8 and every version up to 3.5.1 it causes firefox to crashes constantly when executing a shortcut., I had to turn keycue off. Once I did that firefox stopped crashing. Don't recall this happening w/ Firefox 3.0.7 and before. Any help would be appreciated.
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Iamdorian
24 March 2009
Version: 4.4
As has been echoed by other reviewers, this is a nice little app, and useful for learning new key strokes. HOwever, the price is way too hight for this sort of thing. As with lots of clever applications, this is one which should be included in Apples OSX; it's very Mac-ish. It does need to be priced like the utility it is. This is not some major software project, but it is nice. At 1/3 of the cost it might gain a real following, but I too would not have paid for this had it not been that it came in a MacUpdate Promo bundle. And it's not that I am a cheapskate - I have paid form many dozens of small independently developed software apps and utilities, and continue to support small developers.
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Avediswolf
17 December 2008
Version: 4.3
This app is very helpful with learning some shortcuts. Nothing I had to do, but helpful learning some new ones. I got this with the MacUpdate bundle, but looking at the price tag for this, if it wasn't included in this bundle, I would have never even thought of trying it. Even after using it, and liking it, I still think the straight out price is more than I would be willing to pay. Great app, Drop the price in half, and it would be a 5 star app!
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Xplicit
07 December 2008
Version: 4.3
Works good, but much too expensive for such an app. I mean, come on, it's just a little tool displaying some shortcuts. Dear developer, maybe someone has to remind you that users are not paying what it's worth to you but what it's worth to them?!
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Jerry-Krinock
29 November 2008
Version: 4.3
The main new feature added in the latest update, 4.3, activation by "double tapping and holding the ⌘ key", instead of just holding it down for X seconds, sounds complicated, but it is a huge improvement. Although I do naturally hold the ⌘ key down when I can't remember the keyboard shortcut, I also do it while I'm thinking of what I want to do next, and in these instances KeyCue was annoying. The new activation method is a great idea and, if the developer has not done so already, I'd recommend making it the default trigger setting for new users. Users who were annoyed as I was by previous versions should give 4.3+ a try. Open the KeyCue Settings ► Activation panel and set to "press ⌘ twice and hold". Cool app. Next challenges for the developer: Give me cues for my function keys (F1, F2, etc.), and cues for keyboard shortcuts that I have set using QuicKeys X3.
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Greektranscoder-org
02 September 2007
Version: 3.0
The two Ergonis utilities that I use daily are PopChar and Typinator, which are simply great. I got KeyCue as part of the macility bundle. I wouldn't have purchased it separately (so I removed a star from the value line), but as an addition to the other two applications in that bundle, it's a great value. I'd like to be able to set a longer delay before the program activates, or choose a different key combination, but all in all it works very well.
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Booloo
02 March 2007
Version: 3.0
Why this app opens the port 50042 ? Flame (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/22631) shows the problem.
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Ralex277
27 February 2007
Version: 3.0
superb - great mac-tool, easy to use.
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Jazzaddict
24 May 2006
Version: 2.0.1
Good .app but it messes up the dock hiding function. When attemptimg to hide (or show) the dock using command>option>D, while holding down the keys the dock will hide (or appear if down to begin with) but as soon as the key command is released it goes back to it's previous state. A bit annoying for us dock hiders, but not a very critical bug. Otherwise, this .app saves me a lot of time from fliping through menus to find a key command, and it keys my hand off the mouse which is a must.
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Anonymous
13 September 2005
Version: 1.1
Geat app. I just bought it, but noticed it is a CPU process hog. -- Run KeyCue, run Terminal, type "top" (without the quotes) and see it uses up to 70% CPU time. Ouch. -- (PBook 17" 10.3.9)
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4.5
Anonymous
08 September 2005
Version: 1.1
Killer app for people like me with a fuzzy memory for keyboard shortcuts and want an easy way to look them up and learn. Smooth and simple operation. Been using it for about a year now. Does not work in Final Cut (drat!) nor does it pop up in any full screen games I have played. The RAM drain is unoticeable, but then again, I do have 4gigs.
(0)
4.75
Flash1296
05 July 2004
Version: 1.0
Simplt Superb. And at a bargain price too.
(0)
3.75
Anonymous
02 June 2004
Version: 1.0
Nice idea, but in the end I found it more annoying than useful. Not worth the RAM/Memory usage and the $$$. But it would be nice if Apple integrated something like this into the OS.
(1)
Anonymous
01 June 2004
Version: 1.0
It may not work on My G-4 under OS 103.4 BUT it works swell on my gal's new powerBook. My only criticism would be the Ram usage.
(0)
Anonymous
24 May 2004
Version: 1.0
Read the docs! As it says, launch it, then the first time you use KeyCue by holding down the command key, it will bring up the Universal Access control panel to let you turn on the option "Enable access for assistive devices." After you do that it works perfect here for me every time on 10.3.3. Not sure it is worth $15, but hey, it does work!
(0)
Flash1296
24 May 2004
Version: 1.0
New build. No change. Still does not work. Launches several (!) background processes - but provides the user with nothing.
(0)
Anonymous
24 May 2004
Version: 1.0
Certainly a nice idea, but pressing the Apple key just brings up the Universal Access Pane in System Preferences. Bummer.
(0)
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5.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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