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2.2.4
26 July 2015

Toggles the function keys on your MacBook.

Greyman
03 September 2009

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Anychance of an update for snow leopard. It just crashes repeatedly since I have installed snow leopard
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Version 2.0

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Filou53
22 August 2019
FYI it seems me that FunctionFlip is in conflict with installed Karabiner
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Version 2.2.4
RogerKatz
28 May 2018
The current version is 2.2.4
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Version 2.2.3
neeklamy
26 July 2015
I don’t want to use the media playback keys to control iTunes – accidentally fast forwarding through a song is a nuisance. But I find some of a Mac’s F key functions useful, FunctionFlip does its job perfectly, allowing me to change just those keys.
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Version 2.2.3
Ulyssesric
24 October 2014
Works fine in OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If it complains about privacy settings, uninstall and reinstall shall fix the problem.
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Version 2.2.2
GregLone
17 September 2013
Strangely, it doesn't work properly since the OS X 10.8.5 update. I have to stop and restart it many times a day.
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Version 2.2.2
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GregLone
GregLone
19 September 2013
Forget it. Uninstall, reinstall, all good.
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le-macinfo
13 August 2013
Have it installed for ages and it does it’s job in the background, like a purring cat. Strangely the lastest version 2.2.2 doesn’t work right on my MacBook, running Snow Leopard 10.6.8. Problem is: It’s not possible to tick any of the checkboxes on or off, mouse clicks somehow don’t get registered as it seems.
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Version 2.2.2
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le-macinfo
le-macinfo
13 August 2013
v2.2 and v2.1 are working, though.
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retech
13 August 2013
What a nightmare! Installed this app thinking it would solve the loss of my function keys on my MBP. However it is UNINSTALLABLE. No matter how much I've tried this app rewrites the core ability of the Function keys and they never work the same again. I've emailed the developer at his 2 different email addresses more than a dozen times and have received absolutely no response.
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Version 2.2.2
Fahirsch
16 July 2013
Now I can mute the music with just one key!
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Version 2.2.2
Coolapic
25 June 2013
Thanks' for updating this little gem !
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Version 2.2.2
SawtoothRising
17 August 2011
the ignored clicks problem still exists in version 2.2
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Version 2.2
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SawtoothRising
SawtoothRising
17 August 2011
actually, just went into the FF pref pane and saw in the status box something about upgrading. So far it seems to be behaving
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SawtoothRising
02 June 2011
causing problems in 10.6.7 with ignored mouse clicks, email so far has gone unanswered. very disappointing because its a very handy program that has let me repurpose the function keys while keeping the media keys working.
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Version 2.1
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Stormchild
Stormchild
23 July 2011
Unfortunately, the situation seems to have gotten even worse in Lion. I hate having to hold down the function key to change my system volume, but this once-useful utility is now causing more problems than it solves.
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Stormchild
12 May 2011
Seems to have stopped working for me. This happens occasionally, but I used to be able to just stop it and start it again, and that isn't fixing it anymore. It just has no effect on the F keys at all.
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Version 2.1
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Stormchild
Stormchild
12 May 2011
A restart fixed it. Certainly hope I don't have to do that every time this craps out though.
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jamartinezm
01 February 2011
Perfect for getting back the function keys for brightness since I don't use them. Great App. Thnx!
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Version 2.1
Gex2501
07 October 2009
Very awesome program, thank you for the update for 10.6! It seems however that the new version thinks it is number 1.2 and when you click to check for updates it says there is a new update when in fact I just downloaded and installed the latest...
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Version 2.0.2
Thmghtd
28 September 2009
And on the same day he updates it for 10.6, he catches a bug, fixes it, and releases the fix. That's so awesome. Thanks Kevin.
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Version 2.0.2
Thmghtd
28 September 2009
Oh my god. Where do I send the check.
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Version 2.0.1
Greyman
03 September 2009
Anychance of an update for snow leopard. It just crashes repeatedly since I have installed snow leopard
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Version 2.0
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Gex2501
Gex2501
25 September 2009
I'll second that. We just need a hopefully small update for snowleopard. I can't seem to figure out a way to fix the crashing or find a substitute program to do the job.
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Version 2.0
Kevingessner
Kevingessner
28 September 2009
Version 2.0.2 (available now!) addresses Snow Leopard incompatibility.
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Version 2.0.2
Pen-sq
29 December 2008
The iTunes hot-keys were a terrible step backwards towards making a Mac look more like a cheap PC "Media" klutterboard. FunctionFlip restores your keyboard's Mac-ishness quickly, simply, and invisibly.
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Version 2.0
Bill-601
12 November 2008
I found it didn't really work for me. It would disable the printed functions on the keys, but they wouldn't work as actual functions keys. Just wondering what file in the OS this alters. Ever since I uninstalled it, my keyboard and trackpad will quit working. I can use a bluetooth mouse and I can use the Keyboard Viewer. I can even Share Screen from another computer, but the local keyboard and trackpad won't work until I put the thing to sleep and wake it up again. That seems to fix it for a little while. Perhaps the developer can comment on what file may be affected to cause this?
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Version 1.3
Drdul
14 October 2008
Great addition to my MacBook Pro. I have configured FF so I no longer have to hold down the "Fn" key to adjust the volume, but I still need to use the "Fn" key for every other function key. This has the added benefit of enabling me to adjust the volume on my MBP with an external keyboard using the corresponding function keys.
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Version 1.3
Algos
14 September 2008
While I like the prefpane, I found I can not fast forward and rewind when it is active. Skipping tracks works fine though. Is this a know limitation?
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Version 1.2
Jazzaddict
14 September 2008
Thanks! Exactly what I wanted. Great update!
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Version 1.2
Jazzaddict
21 July 2008
Oh.. btw... Thanks for the free app developer person!!! :-)
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Version 1.0
Jazzaddict
21 July 2008
I need this .app because I have no use for the brightness keys (because I have a Dell screen), no use for the iTunes keys because my keyboard shortcuts set in SizzlingKeys are more convenient and responsive, so function flip opens up opens up the use of those function keys for me. I hate holding the 'fn' key. It fn sucks lol. I would rather this .app be in System preferences because it's cluttering my menulet area. I can understand why some would still want the menulet as an option even if it was put in System Prefs. System prefs just seems like a more appropriate spot.
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Version 1.0