Kensington TrackballWorks
Kensington TrackballWorks
1.5.0

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Kensington TrackballWorks

18 January 2019

Enables trackball customization.

Overview

TrackballWorks allows you to program your Trackball to behave how you want it to by customizing the functions assigned to each Trackball button.

The result is a more productive and truly personalized computing experience. Now you can set your preferred functions or keyboard shortcuts for each trackball button or combination of buttons, adjust the pointer speed and acceleration, and so much more. Best of all, by allowing you to personalize your trackball experience, TrackballWorks makes your trackball work the way you do.

Supported Hardware
  • SlimBlade Trackball (K72327)
  • Expert Mouse (K64325)
  • Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball (K72352)
  • Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring (K72337)
  • Orbit Optical Trackball (K64327)

What's new in Kensington TrackballWorks

Version 1.5.0:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.
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20 Reviews of Kensington TrackballWorks

4.5
Jazzyguy
11 December 2010
Version: 1.0.0

Most helpful

Very nice the drivers work fine. I have 2 Expert mice and one Expert Mouse Pro. The Expert Mouse Pro is no longer made by Kensington and it is sad that it is useless for the Mac as it has 5 buttons that can be configured for applications or web sites.I believe that it is still useful on Windows but I don't use Windows.I guess I'll have to list it on eBay.
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1
Dana-Sutton
28 July 2018
Version: 1.4
Just downloaded, installed. When I tried to launch I was told to go System Prefs>Security & Preferences and check the appropriate box. Tried to do so. Absolutely nothing happened. My Expert Mouse is temporarily bricked. I'll lurk, see if anybody has the problem and finds a solution (the standard trick of unplugging/replugging the EM's USB cable doesn't seem to work). Otherwise Kensington needs to be told (maybe by the MU site manager, who might get their attention better than we could?) that they have a serious problem on their hands. If it's relevant, I'm running OSX.13.6 on a late 2013-model iMac. Kensington really ought not to put out crap software that screws up their customers' workflows. This is the sort of thing that makes me start looking around for an alternative and more hassle-free product.
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TJLuoma
17 February 2016
Version: 1.2.1
Version 1.3 was released on Dec 28th, 2015 http://www.kensington.com/us/us/3693/software-drivers It has an atrociously ugly and stupid download URL: http://accoblobstorageus.blob.core.windows.net/software/38c915e6-ca92-406e-bd65-84e9692d4493.dmg
(0)
2.5
info-874
14 November 2015
Version: 1.2.1
Anyone able to use the this device with El Capitan? Any solutions? We use several of these trackballs and could really use a solution... anyone?
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Rob-Lewis
01 November 2015
Version: 1.2.1
I too am finding that v. 1.2.1 is not compatible with El Capitan and my Expert Mouse USB trackball. It just says "no supported Kensington trackball found".
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phillipbj
29 August 2015
Version: 1.2.1
Any idea if this will work with the Expert Mouse WIRELESS?
(0)
Gerlad
29 August 2015
Version: 1.2.1
Version 1.2.1 was just listed on MU Aug 29, 2015. But this was released by Kensington in June. It is NOT compatible with El Capitan, in a major way: it will result in a kernel panic.
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4
Shock-J
27 May 2015
Version: 1.2.0
Version 1.2.1 released. They FINALLY fixed the double click issue. Changes & New Features Update to be compatible with OS X Yosemite. Resolves an issue with assigning double-clicking as a button action.
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5
darkdoc
15 May 2015
Version: 1.2.0
After many years with the new 1.2 release Kensington have finally brought back the per-app profiles that existed in the old Mouseworks software
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5
darkdoc
14 May 2015
Version: 1.1.0
After many years with the new 1.2 release Kensington have finally brought back the per-app profiles that existed in the old Mouseworks software
(0)
Albabe
12 March 2014
Version: 1.1.0
New Driver 1.1.1: https://www.kensington.com/kensington/us/us/s/1550/softwaredrivers.aspx
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Mark-W-
26 March 2013
Version: 1.1.0
A new 1.1.1 version is now available at the Kensington website, this new version now appears to work correctly with Mountain Lion, and you no longer have to open the Trackball System Preferences after each start or restart. Kensington may be slow, but they typically do update their software.
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5
Graphic-Mac
16 March 2013
Version: 1.1.0
The driver works perfectly on my late 2012 iMac with Mountain Lion 10.8.3. You MUST completely restart after installation. The driver does a log-out and doesn't recognize the trackball. But after a complete restart, all is well. All buttons and features work just fine.
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Erik [NL]
25 November 2012
Version: 1.1.0
Hi, I have been looking for a workaround to activate the current version of the TrackBall Works.prefpane with my optical Expert Mouse K64325 during login and by creating a simple AppleScript… -- AppleScript for activating TrackBallWorks.prefpane during login -- Current version of Kensington TrackBallWorks v1.1 will not startup when using 10.8 Mountain Lion tell application "System Preferences" activate reveal (pane id "com.kensington.trackballworks.prefpane") end tell tell application "System Preferences" quit end tell 1. Export the AppleScript to File Format: Application, Option: Run-only 2. Put the "Kensington TrackBallWorks Script.app" in the folder Applications 3. Add the "Kensington TrackBallWorks Script.app" to the Login Items and do not select the checkbox Hide
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0.5
Omrudi
08 October 2012
Version: 1.1.0
Sorry to say that TrackballWorks is incompatible with Mountain Lion for me. I recently did a Clean Install of ML, and from the get-go my preferences for my Expert Mouse Trackball were "forgotten" after a restart. I could only get my preferences back by opening the Trackball preference pane, an annoying chore at launch. The software worked fine in Lion. Kensington Support use to be stellar. Several years ago I could reach a knowledgeable tech person by phone in 5 minutes. Now, they have enabled a byzantine anti-support system that is outsourced to India. Even though they were already aware of the problem, they required 4 screenshots of "About This Mac" panes uploaded to their site BEFORE they would even talk to me. Two weeks of on-again off-again replies finally led to the revelation that a software fix was necessary. Their solution? "Don't restart your computer". A software fix was projected for the "first quarter of 2013". This is for software that hasn't been updated since July of 2011. I have been a huge fan of Kensington trackball hardware for over a decade, but alas the current owners are not committed to software support, or a streamlined and useful customer support system. I am hoping they will wake up and make changes for the good in a timely fashion.
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0.5
DNAgent
07 July 2012
Version: 1.1.0
Kensington really needs to get their act in gear regarding this software. It's still not working on 64-bit machines, and is seriously lacking in functionality, compared to the original Mouseworks software. It's a shame really, because their hardware is fine, and their customer service used to be the stuff of legends, but they just aren't on the ball as far as keeping the software working and updated.
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0.5
Ahammer
13 December 2011
Version: 1.1.0
ost the functionality that Mouseworks had to program complex strings with modifier keys (e.g., copy-find-paste with one chord). Dealbreaker for me (which is why overall rating is lower than average compared to individual ratings), and having installed it once on 10.6.8 the Mouseworks driver won't work anymore. Thanks Kensington. Pwople did complain about MW not having been updated or improved for years, but would it have been so tough to retain even the same functionality by moving it to 64 bit?
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1.5
Yoshita
09 September 2011
Version: 1.1.0
Wow...so now I can't change button functionality based on application anymore? Gee, thanks Kensington; way to stay in touch with your userbase. To clarify: in previous versions (MouseWorks 3.x) one could change settings based on application, so that one could, say, have button 3+4 trigger the "Back" command in a webbrowser, but use the same combo for "Info" or "Move to trash" in the Finder. Needless to say that this is/was very nice.
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Dana-Sutton
22 June 2011
Version: 1.1.0
In terms of functionality, there doesn't seem to be anything new. A Lion-friendly version, maybe?
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4.5
Jazzyguy
11 December 2010
Version: 1.0.0
Very nice the drivers work fine. I have 2 Expert mice and one Expert Mouse Pro. The Expert Mouse Pro is no longer made by Kensington and it is sad that it is useless for the Mac as it has 5 buttons that can be configured for applications or web sites.I believe that it is still useful on Windows but I don't use Windows.I guess I'll have to list it on eBay.
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anonymous-heron-1581
08 December 2010
Version: 1.0.0
This is not a new release. TrackballWorks 1.0 was released back in June of 2010.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later

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