MondoMouse
MondoMouse
1.4.4b4

3.7

MondoMouse free download for Mac

MondoMouse1.4.4b4

29 March 2010

Adds cool new capabilities to your mouse.

Overview

Note: MondoMouse is no longer under development, and it is no longer available for download.

MondoMouse makes your mouse mightier!

MondoMouse is a mouse enhancement for Mac OS X 10.4. It adds cool new capabilities to your mouse. Move or resize any window without clicking on it or bringing it to the front. Find and identify any window instantly without using Expos. Make focus follow the mouse, switching windows or applications just by letting your mouse hover over them.

What's new in MondoMouse

Version 1.4.4b4:
  • This update fixes a weird bug some people encountered with beta 2 in which TextEdit would unexpectedly launch when starting MondoMouse.
  • I won't go into details, it's too weird, but this update fixes it.

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29 Reviews of MondoMouse

5
Lee123
28 October 2008
Version: 1.4.2

Most helpful

Why isn't everyone using this? This is some good old save you tons of time and wrist action software. This stuff is standard fare on linux but this is the first I have used it on the macbook pro. I love it. Focus follows mouse people rejoice. The default value for "Focus follows mouse" is way to high. Set this setting to 0.30 or so and see how easy it is to switch windows.
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.
01 March 2011
Version: 1.4.4b4
"ABOUT THIS DEVELOPER I actively respond to user feedback" That's what the profile say. But another three months and no response. Guess it's Abandonware.
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0.5
marzipan
25 December 2010
Version: 1.4.4b4
do people realize that at least two of MondoMouse's functions have been present in the OS for years? you can move and resize background windows without bringing them to the foreground by Command-dragging their title bars and resize corners, respectively - no additional software required. so you need to use the title bar or the resize corner - so what? you can ignore my star rating because i've never used MondoMouse - because i've never needed it!
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0.5
.
09 December 2010
Version: 1.4.4b4
Appalling customer service. A month with no reply whatsoever, despite several reminders. Avoid them like the plague. N.B. I would have left the Rating Stars 'Features', 'Ease of Use', and 'Stability' blank since without a license I cannot use the software I paid for. However, macupdate requires all to be rated before it'll submit.
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.
02 December 2010
Version: 1.4.4b4
Macupdate emailed them on 22nd November on my behalf. They ignored it. I've used their websites 'Contact Us' form for the second time just to send a duplicate.
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.
07 November 2010
Version: 1.4.4b4
I've tried to contact the developers three times (twice with email, once with their websites contact form) asking if I can get a replacement licence file. It's been two weeks and they have yet to reply. Anyone suggestions welcomed. Thanks.
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5
Eddymacuser
11 June 2010
Version: 1.4.4b4
This is a great addition to the Mac OS GUI. Haven't had any problems with latest version.
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Maruko-Drinking-Team
30 March 2010
Version: 1.4.4b4
I'm happy with these recent betas. After Snow Leopard was released, I experienced hangs and crashes of MondoMouse Tool occasionally. I find MondoMouse utterly indispensible, so I was just re-enabling it in System Prefs when this happened. The recent betas fix all my problems, however.
(0)
Dana-Sutton
21 March 2010
Version: 1.4.4b2
I haven't tried this beta long enough to be able to comment on it, but I do have one general comment. Since the release of Snow Leopard, both this app. and SmartScroll have been buggy and their developers haven't yet succeeded in making them stable and reliable. I suspect that in both cases the reason for this is the same: the developers don't fully understand changes introduced by Apple in the interest of pushing touch technology in general and the Magic Mouse in particular, and I wouldn't be surprised to find out that the reason for this is that Apple has not fully documented its changes for the benefit of third-party developers. So I'm resisting any temptation to think bad thoughts about the developers of MM and SS. My hunch is that they aren't lazy and indifferent, but rather that Apple has put them in a bad place. These have both been great little utilities in the past, and I hope they will be again in the future (it might be helpful if these two developers would talk together and pool what they have learned so far).
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Rnb2
21 March 2010
Version: 1.4.4b2
Hmmm, is it just my machine where beta 2 doesn't actually do anything it's supposed to, but instead starts TextEdit whenever it's activated and won't let it close, to the point where the only way to restart the machine is to deactivate MondoMouse so that TextEdit won't stop the machine from restarting? Weird............
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4
Serkol
25 February 2010
Version: 1.4.4b1
I am using it on Mac OS 10.5, so I don't have any mentioned problems. Generally I like MondoMouse, but it lacks one very important things. Since this app is for moving/resizing windows, it MUST have a feature to reset the window position and size to predefined or saved settings. I record screencasts, and sometimes I have to re-record a part of a screencast, that was recorded some time ago. I need to place one or more windows to exactly the same position. MondoMouse should be able AT LEAST to snap windows to the center and screen edges. Ideally it should be able to save and restore position of any window.
(0)
5
Paul1234
03 January 2010
Version: 1.4.4b1
Very well done, and kept up to date. You owe it to yourself to give it a try. It makes interacting with windows so much faster, and so much more enjoyable... No more aiming for corners and bars. No more multi-step re-sizing. Once you start using it, you'll wonder how you lived without it. Seems to cut out every now and then, including on Snow Leopard.
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Robotank
02 October 2009
Version: 1.4.4b1
This latest beta is having a curious side effect for me. When MondoMouse is active, TextEdit repeatedly opens, over and over again. I can quit it or force quit it or whatever, and it will relaunch again within a few seconds. Deactivating MondoMouse causes the problem to cease. Snow Leopard 10.6.1, Intel Core 2 Duo.
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Sherman-Wilcox
01 October 2009
Version: 1.4.4b1
Nope, not working for me. Stops after a couple of uses (running demo) under Snow Leopard.
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Dana-Sutton
30 September 2009
Version: 1.4.4b1
Fine, I'm glad we now have a version that stops the suddenly quitting problem. But note that after the upgrade has been installed the preference panel still identifies itself as v. 1.4.3.
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Thornist
15 September 2009
Version: 1.4.3
I used MondoMouse for a while, then tried something else for a while but decided to return to it. Unfortunately I'd lost my license key and the email that contained it. I've tried several times (quoting my order reference which I do still have) to get the license resent to me using the contact form on the developers' website, but have heard nothing back. Shoddy service - probablty best to avoid the company.
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Easer
05 September 2009
Version: 1.4.3
Version 1.4.3 loads fine on my machine. With the loss of WindowShade, I've found it really annoying to have to switch from one open window to another. For what I do (grading), I need to have several documents open simultaneously. Windowshading let me instantly see information (e.g, an outline) in a document below while I was writing comments in a grade sheet from another program. I had not used MondoMouse in a long time, but I now find that the focus follows mouse feature is becoming indispensable. This program is worth it to me for that feature alone.
(0)
Dana-Sutton
05 September 2009
Version: 1.4.3
Something wrong with the installer. Double click, it opens the v.1.4.2 preference without installing the update.
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5
Maruko-Drinking-Team
05 September 2009
Version: 1.4.3
This is the most important Mac enhancement for lots of us. Especially when combined with a decent mouse driver that lets you assign a couple of the extra buttons on your mouse to the MondoMouse shortcut keys. That way, you have dedicated window resize and move buttons, which work at any point in any window in any app, even if the window is in the background. This awesome little tool dramatically enhances the way you interact with every single application on your Mac, every day.
(1)
GeogProf
18 May 2009
Version: 1.4.2
$14.95 is way too much for this tiny little one-trick pony. Maybe $5...
(4)
5
Lee123
28 October 2008
Version: 1.4.2
Why isn't everyone using this? This is some good old save you tons of time and wrist action software. This stuff is standard fare on linux but this is the first I have used it on the macbook pro. I love it. Focus follows mouse people rejoice. The default value for "Focus follows mouse" is way to high. Set this setting to 0.30 or so and see how easy it is to switch windows.
(4)
Mdognrdog
08 June 2008
Version: 1.4.2
One feature I really miss when not using the GNOME desktop is the nifty little feature where ALT+click anywhere on a window is the same as clicking on the title bar of that window -- you can drag the window by grabbing anywhere. Particularly on a laptop, this is a nice addition. Mondomouse gives you this feature, but at a cost. Its key bindings do not always interact with the standard key bindings in the ideal fashion, for one thing. The other, which is why I probably won't buy it, is that it's kind of a hog. Watching my GeekTool top output shows some pretty serious memory usage, and I saw an immediately noticeable bite out of my battery life on my 17" MacBook Pro when I had it running. So the ability to sling windows around my desktop more easily with the touchpad comes with the fact that I can do so for approximately 8% less time before having to plug back in.
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Bill-Clinton
20 August 2007
Version: 1.4
I wish that developers of screen and window utilities such as MondoMouse would bother to test them on dual-monitor systems, especially when the monitors are in a vertical configuration such as is common with laptop computers. When dragging or resizing windows with MondoMouse in a very common way, the window can jump around like a schoolgirl on Friday night.
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New-User
07 February 2007
Version: 1.3
In case anyone doesn't know: Try clicking on a background window while holding down the command key. You'll find that you can move, resize, even use controls in the background window without even bringing it to the front. Obviously MondoMouse does much more than this, but that basic functionality is built in to the OS.
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4.5
Ryan-Erwin
21 November 2006
Version: 1.2
Ever need to move that background window so that you can write some notes related to what you're looking at? Ever want to position your windows right next to each other? Do you need to read something in your email in the window behind your web browser? Does finding the bottom right corner of the window just to resize it drive you a bit crazy? MondoMouse can take care of all this for you. Personally, I use Mondo with the fn key to active window moving and fn + CTRL to active window resizing. Works great on my Mac Book Pro and my old PowerBook too! I've been using MondoMouse for about 2 months now. I'm EXTREMELY satisfied with the product. I registered the product within 48 hours of downloading the shareware version and I couldn't be happier. MondoMouse works by using Mac OS X's STANDARD accessability API, so it's not some unsanity type hack. It's a legit part of the system. If you've got the developer tools installed, you can launch: /Developer/Applications/Utilities/Accessibility Tools/Accessibility Inspector For example, I'm also a fan of the Textmate editor, but it doesn't support Apple's accessibility at the moment, so I've registered skEdit instead. The application's author has been extremely responsive to bug reports and even released a fix to a "CAPS LOCK" related bug within a few days of the bug report. If you ever used the old Unix Window Maker Window Manager and are familiar with the luxury of moving and sizing windows without bothering to click the right place on the window to do so, you'll love MondoMouse. I've already tested it on my developer copy of Panther and it works great. Can't recommend it highly enough. This is something Apple should definitely include in the Core OS. Works great with Path Finder too!
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3.5
hced
02 November 2006
Version: 1.1.2
Nice app that fills a great void in how you manage the Mac interface. Really great concept (of letting one move windows without having to search for their upper part regions.) Generally, MondoMouse plays really nice together with the standard Mac UI, save for one thing: It desperately needs an Excluded apps list! I'm working a lot in Apple's Logic Pro, and I have to turn off MondoMouse when working in Logic. Of course, I *could* reconfigure the modifier keys for my MondoMouse functions, but then again, I'd end up having to do change those for every new app that I work in, which uses the same modifier keys for certain tasks... My suggestion is to let MondoMouse - not only be able to stop its operation in specified apps, but also - let the user pick any keyboard shortcut wanted for MondoMouse (to further eliminate an eventual need for putting apps in proposed exclusion list due to keyboard shortcut 'collisions'.) But I like the app! Looking forward to see how things go along with MondoMouse! Good luck to the developer!
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Mechanist
31 October 2006
Version: 1.1.2
And just to make sure everyone knows what they're getting into-- GeekBind does not work on Intel Macs. It's also an abandoned, dead project, not having been updated in a long time now.
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Balthamos
30 October 2006
Version: 1.1.2
Just to let those out there know, there is a similar application that you may want to look into. It does not contain all of the features that MondoMouse possesses, but it's got a bunch. In addition to that, it's open source. "Geekbind" http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/14862 ~Balthamos
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2.75
Magosilvan
12 August 2006
Version: 1.0.2
Not so useful: too many keys to remember and sometimes conflicting with applications or even the Finder. Try for instance to capture the screen pressing command-shift-3 or 4!
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Oceancubed
09 August 2006
Version: 1.0.2
Nice implementation. Pretty intuiative too.
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3.7

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
Application is not under development & not supported.

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