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Karabiner Elements
Karabiner Elements
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Karabiner Elements for Mac

22 July 2021

MacBook keyboard remapper.

What is Karabiner Elements for Mac

Karabiner Elements (earlier was Karabiner, and even earlier was KeyRemap4MacBook) is powerful and stable keyboard customizer for macOS.

Features:
  • Simple Modifications: Map normal keys to arbitrary key functions
  • Complex Modifications: Map keys by complex rules. e.g., key to modifiers, modifiers+key to key, send key event if pressed alone, etc
  • Function Keys: Map function keys to arbitrary key functions
  • Devices: Apply modifications to specified keyboards only
  • Profiles: Support the creation of multiple profiles that the user can switch between
  • Modifier Flag Sync:Synchronize modifier flags across all connected keyboards
  • Secure Keyboard Entry Support:Work well on Secure Keyboard Entry environment such as a password prompt, terminal with Secure Keyboard Entry, etc

What's new in Karabiner Elements

Version 13.5.0:
Improvements
  • Improved temporary directory handling to reduce the frequency of mds process accessing it.
  • Improved mouse_key.speed_multiplier handling when it is used with to.modifiers, the modifier is retained while speed_multiplier is active.
  • The caps lock LED manipulation has been enabled by default.
  • Note: This change applies to newly connected keyboards.
  • Several Objective-C code around GUI has been rewritten in Swift + SwiftUI.
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raynerdesign
raynerdesign
Mar 16 2021
13.3.0
0.0
Mar 16 2021
0.0
Version: 13.3.0
Thanks Tony, being locked out from removing the app scares the hell out of me. I followed your tip, but now I have 2 remnants folders and apps I can't delete, but zero bytes, so no problem. However, after restarting I still have 4 (or maybe 5) Karabiner processes running: Karabiner-DriverKit-VirtualHIDDeviceClient karabiner_grabber karabiner_observer karabiner_session_monitor and maybe kdc Who knows what they're up to?
Sampler
Sampler
Mar 14 2021
13.3.0
4.0
Mar 14 2021
4.0
Version: 13.3.0
Version 12.10.1 Good for my simple needs: 1. Right Option Key -> Control key 2. Touchbar function key changes: With fn key down: f10-> sound off, f11-> sound volume down slider; , f12 -> sound volume up slider f8-> brightness down slider f9-> brightness up slider That said, I won't be updating to 13.10 as, according to the What's New list, the app will no longer change touchbar function keys.
Ttrtilley
Ttrtilley
Nov 17 2020
13.1.0
0.0
Nov 17 2020
0.0
Version: 13.1.0
Can this program remap the "Office key" on a Microsoft keyboard to a "right command key"?
khritovs-1
khritovs-1
Nov 2 2020
13.1.0
5.0
Nov 2 2020
5.0
Version: 13.1.0
Simply awesome
ying17
ying17
Jun 21 2020
12.9.0
5.0
Jun 21 2020
5.0
Version: 12.9.0
Coming from a Linux/Windows background, switching to a Macbook pro was really difficult for me becuase the keyboard shortcuts were really hard to get used to. In particular, when I had to switch between Remote Desktop and RemoteViewer (Spice) to access my other enviornments keyboard shortcuts were all messed up b/c of muscle memory on what keys I hit. So glad I found Karabiner Elements, having the ability to re-map keys (by application, by which keyboard I had plugged in) has been an absolute game changer. It's turned my Mac experience from mildly annoying to almost enjoyable!
earthwormscrawl
earthwormscrawl
Jun 8 2020
12.9.0
5.0
Jun 8 2020
5.0
Version: 12.9.0
I'm an electrical engineer who's been writing software for over 40 years, so it's hard to come up with anything that confuses me. On the other hand, I think a non-technical person could get overwhelmed by this utility. That being said, I can't live without this. I use Parallels VM manager with Windows and Linux on my MAC and I need the mapping control. The ability to program the rocker buttons on my Logitech trackball to slide between Mac desktops is addictive.
allenchiirogakutetsu
allenchiirogakutetsu
May 3 2020
12.9.0
5.0
May 3 2020
5.0
Version: 12.9.0
for non technical person it is very easy and fast to use. the software comes with online resources to download without much configuration. i installed and download the "halfqwerty" configuration within the app and got it working in less than 5 minutes!
Tony-169eda05
Tony-169eda05
Apr 25 2020
12.9.0
1.0
Apr 25 2020
1.0
Version: 12.9.0
Agreed with last poster. Impossible to install unless you do it at the command level. It's locked on install and no way to unlock it. I was going into the Contents folder of the app (right click on the app > Show Package Contents) and found everything there was locked too. I literally Got Info on every item, added myself to Permissions and then gave myself Read/Write privileges so I could at least delete those files. But I couldn't delete the app itself until I found this site: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/362662/how-to-delete-a-locked-app It seemed to work (the app icons were gone from the Applications folder) but if it was running before you uninstalled it, look at your status bar at top. I noticed that despite uninstalling it, it was open and active in the status bar. Found another page dealing with that issue: https://github.com/pqrs-org/Karabiner-Elements/issues/459 All in all, if an app makes it this hard to uninstall, I'm 100% suspicious. Install at your own risk. I hope I got everything off!
Filou53
Filou53
Jan 20 2020
12.8.0
0.0
Jan 20 2020
0.0
Version: 12.8.0
it's now 12 9 0...
numberer6
numberer6
Oct 18 2019
12.7.0
5.0
Oct 18 2019
5.0
Version: 12.7.0
Using IBM Model M keyboard with 2019 Macbook pro. Needed Karabiner to create a keyboard mapping for "command" key. Sacrificed F5/F6 to left/right command keys; works. I'm not using complex mappings, but for this simple, but essential mapping, no issues.
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  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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