Scroll Reverser
Scroll Reverser
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Scroll Reverser

Reverse the direction of scrolling on your Mac.

Scroll Reverser overview

Scroll Reverser is a free app for OS X that reverses the direction of scrolling. You can use it with OS X 10.5 and OS X 10.6 (see Related Links for older version) to make your scrolling match the 'natural scrolling' in OS X 10.7.

You can also use it with OS X 10.7 to customise scrolling behaviour beyond what is possible in system preferences, for example to reverse the trackpad but not the mouse.

Scroll Reverser is small, simple and efficient and works with all mice and trackpads with a scroll wheel or scroll gesture support, including MacBook trackpads, Magic Trackpad, Magic Mouse, and Mighty Mouse.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What’s new in version 1.8.1

Updated on Jul 06 2021

Version 1.8.1:
  • Added step size adjustment for scroll wheels. This lets you increase the amount of scroll when single stepping the wheel. (It is similar to the DiscreteScroll app.)
  • Added French, Hebrew, Nepali, Turkish and Ukranian translations and updated several other translations. Thanks to all those who contributed too many names now to keep track of in the release notes. (I am now using the CrowdIn translation platform for app localization. If you would like to update the translation in your language, here is the invite link: https://crwd.in/pilotmoon-apps. I can also add new languages, you will just need to send me a message first so I can add it.)
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    ianqian02
    ianqian02
    Dec 6 2021
    1.8.1
    5.0
    Dec 6 2021
    5.0
    Version: 1.8.1
    So dumb that you can't control scroll direction of trackpad and mouse separately on MacOS Monterey, but this app does the job, woot!
    rahulrajpampady
    rahulrajpampady
    Dec 8 2020
    1.7.6
    1.0
    Dec 8 2020
    1.0
    Version: 1.7.6
    yahoo advertisement adware is present in this package and it will hijack your safari browser. please be careful.
    rahulrajpampady
    rahulrajpampady
    Dec 8 2020
    1.7.6
    1.0
    Dec 8 2020
    1.0
    Version: 1.7.6
    Yahoo advertisement adware is present in this package. so be careful.
    victor.wsl
    victor.wsl
    Apr 12 2020
    1.7.6
    5.0
    Apr 12 2020
    5.0
    Version: 1.7.6
    Excellent app!
    timoryan
    timoryan
    Feb 14 2020
    1.7.6
    5.0
    Feb 14 2020
    5.0
    Version: 1.7.6
    Absolutely essential tool. Does exactly what it needs to do and then gets out of your way.
    Léoren
    Léoren
    Mar 25 2018
    1.7.6
    5.0
    Mar 25 2018
    5.0
    Version: 1.7.6
    This is an awesome tool! I've been using it for years ever since I got a normal mouse for my Mac. Sometimes Apple's logic is simply flawed. Why can't we have the natural direction on trackpad and classic direction on a mouse with turning wheel. Thanks for the author.
    smayer97
    smayer97
    May 20 2016
    1.7.2
    0.0
    May 20 2016
    0.0
    Version: 1.7.2
    What does NOT make sense is the description says you can use it with OS X 10.5 & 10.6 but the System Requirements says minimum is 10.7. Huh???
    LKN G-Man
    LKN G-Man
    May 29 2015
    1.7.2
    5.0
    May 29 2015
    5.0
    Version: 1.7.2
    Excellent utility. If you have systems that can't be upgraded beyond Snow Leopard and have newer systems you can have all of them set to natural action of the mouse and easily switch from one to the other.
    christopher-s1ckle
    christopher-s1ckle
    Apr 29 2015
    1.7.1
    5.0
    Apr 29 2015
    5.0
    Version: 1.7.1
    Lovit
    lp-martins
    lp-martins
    Mar 16 2015
    1.7.1
    5.0
    Mar 16 2015
    5.0
    Version: 1.7.1
    Simple app that does exactly what it aims to do. Look no further.
    shurik512
    shurik512
    Jan 24 2015
    1.7.1
    5.0
    Jan 24 2015
    5.0
    Version: 1.7.1
    It's amazing! :)
    Kenm22
    Kenm22
    Sep 27 2014
    1.6.1
    0.0
    Sep 27 2014
    0.0
    Version: 1.6.1
    Not needed. Go to System Preferences/Mouse and uncheck Scroll direction: natural.
    Dougster
    Dougster
    Sep 26 2014
    1.6.1
    5.0
    Sep 26 2014
    5.0
    Version: 1.6.1
    Fantastic! I wouldn't like to use my iMac without Scroll Reverser.
    Ilsa
    Ilsa
    Sep 6 2014
    1.6
    5.0
    Sep 6 2014
    5.0
    Version: 1.6
    Does what it says. No mess, no fuss. I'm currently using it just fine in OSX 10.9 Mavericks.
    Spandmassse
    Spandmassse
    Aug 12 2014
    1.6
    5.0
    Aug 12 2014
    5.0
    Version: 1.6
    Perfect!
    Nasukaren
    Nasukaren
    Aug 1 2014
    1.6
    5.0
    Aug 1 2014
    5.0
    Version: 1.6
    Works great on 10.9.4
    io-witter
    io-witter
    Jul 28 2014
    1.6
    5.0
    Jul 28 2014
    5.0
    Version: 1.6
    Simple and does what it says. I have to wonder about this "it is the natural direction to scroll a page". What? 51% of people surveyed preferred the direction Apple hard-wired it to now? In my mind I am pulling the scroll-bar down, and that is natural to me. Also my PC's scroll is the same direction - and in gaming scrolling back is to pull back/going lower. There's nothing like forced "naturality" to get on one's nerves. Thanks heaps for this useful little app.
    Thepfef
    Thepfef
    Feb 8 2014
    1.6
    5.0
    Feb 8 2014
    5.0
    Version: 1.6
    Thank you for this!!! Why the hell Apple would tie the mouse and trackpad scroll together is beyond me!
    OpusA4924
    OpusA4924
    Jan 3 2014
    1.6
    5.0
    Jan 3 2014
    5.0
    Version: 1.6
    Brilliant! I am running Leopard on an old PPC G5 tower next to my Mavericks system and wanted to have the scrolling the same as in the newer OS. I did have to go to the developer's website to download the older version (1.5.1) in order to run on my system. Seems to work flawlessly so far. Thanks!
    SebastianK1488
    SebastianK1488
    Nov 28 2013
    1.6
    5.0
    Nov 28 2013
    5.0
    Version: 1.6
    Great! So much needed for me, a mouse user on MacBook Air!
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