KeyWack free download for Mac


05 November 2020

Game that allows babies to play with the keyboard.


KeyWack is a game for people with babies and small children who like to sit at their parent’s computer and bang the keyboard. KeyWack covers the whole computer screen preventing accidental changes to your documents. It makes banging even more fun by drawing pictures, text, shapes and playing random sounds as the keys are whacked. You can also click with the mouse to place a shape at a particular location.

KeyWack has been designed to expand as your child grows in expertise from toddler, intermediate, genius and geek options. It can also display random Bible verses and traveling text such as people's names, cities, states, countries and foreign dictionary words.

  • Limit display to counting through numbers then letters to teach kids (Command-K on macOS or Control-K on Windows and Linux)
  • Turn the background screen to black to increase the contrast (Command-B on macOS or Control-B on Windows and Linux)
  • Rotation of letters & numbers (Command-R on macOS or Control-R on Windows and Linux)
  • Turn the Sound off (Command-S on macOS or Control-S on Windows and Linux)
  • Refresh the screen of images (Command-R on macOS or Control-R on Windows and Linux)
  • About Help (Command-A on macOS or Control-A on Windows and Linux)
  • To quit KeyWack type Command-Q on macOS or Control-Q on Windows and Linux.

What's new in KeyWack

Version 2.0:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.10 or later

New Features:
  • Now available in 64-bit (plus 32-bit on Windows and Linux)!
  • Now available for 32-bit ARM-based Raspberry Pi 7!
  • All objects can now be moved around!
  • Supports Apple's Dark Mode
  • Runs on macOS High Sierra and Mojave — no longer gives a 32-bit warning!
  • You can set the number of object to display before a Refresh
  • Choose you're own line of text
  • Quitting on Windows and Linux is Control-Q
  • Works on Linux now (tested on 64-bit Ubuntu 16, CentOS 7 and Mint Cinnamon)
  • Returns to KeyWack if the OS moves to another application — you must Quit to exit, or display the Preferences first
  • Works with Windows 7 SP2, 8 and 10
  • Pictures are 2D Objects rather than pixels, so they can move between layers
  • Aggressively compiled
  • Application is now code-signed to be compatible with macOS GateKeeper
  • Linux now displays the objects correctly without having to perform a full refresh
  • macOS function keys and Command-Space cannot be stopped
  • Rotation of objects has been removed

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How would you rate KeyWack app?

4 Reviews of KeyWack

09 November 2012
Version: 1.8.0

Most helpful

"Free" ?? The developer's comment says "pay"!! AlphaBaby is free and has still has my 4 year old grandson's attention.
09 November 2012
Version: 1.8.0
"Free" ?? The developer's comment says "pay"!! AlphaBaby is free and has still has my 4 year old grandson's attention.
25 May 2010
Version: 1.4
When I first saw the name of the app I thought it was to prevent babies from grabbing their parents car keys & beating up mommy & daddy. Not quite what I had in mind, but this program should be useful.
25 May 2010
Version: 1.4
It works on mentally retarded people as well.
07 May 2010
Excellent app. I thank you for something that has been designed so well to entertain the nieces and nephews!
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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