Shortcat
Shortcat
0.7.8
4.8
0.0
Shortcat free download for Mac

Shortcat for Mac0.7.8

01 June 2017

Control your applications with a few short keystrokes (beta).

What is Shortcat for Mac

Shortcat lets you keep your hands on the keyboard and boost your productivity! Shortcat is a keyboard tool for OS X that lets you "click" buttons and control your apps with a few keystrokes. Think of it as Spotlight for the user interface.

What's new in Shortcat

Version 0.7.8:
  • Updated beta expiry date
  • Work has resumed on Shortcat. Stay tuned!

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Mindplay
Mindplay
Feb 27 2017
0.7.7
5.0
Feb 27 2017
5.0
Version: 0.7.7
Extremely useful tool, buys you time!
Will Hill
Will Hill
Oct 31 2016
0.7.7
4.5
Oct 31 2016
4.5
Version: 0.7.7
Very nice app to facilitate operating computer. I didn't think the app would become one of the most useful apps on my mac. I'm glad it's free.
joinmaynie
joinmaynie
Oct 4 2016
0.7.7
5.0
Oct 4 2016
5.0
Version: 0.7.7
I was looking for something like this for a long time. Shortcat helped me to work with my computer much faster using my keyboard more. This app is good for fast typists as well as novices who would like to improve their typing skills. Thumbs up!
stafmans
stafmans
Nov 30 2014
0.7.4
5.0
Nov 30 2014
5.0
Version: 0.7.4
Since switching to Mac from Windows some 7 years ago I'm still looking for ways to get me using the keyboard more instead of the mouse, but without configuring all kinds of shortcuts myself AND without the need to remember all sorts of unlogical key-combinations. A few weeks ago I started using KeyCue instead of the free Cheatsheet, but today I found Shortcat! After a few hours testdriving it I like it very much. A completely different approach from what I am used to with others apps I tested but very, very much what I was looking for. >No need to configure shortcuts >No need to remember shortcuts >Easy activate around everything I see on my desktop I can't say anything about stability yet, so will use the beta for free the coming period. The future price seems to gonna be quite high for a one-trick utility, though. So my rating for now is only based on the functionality and the free price for the beta.
Djefis
Djefis
Apr 6 2014
0.6.5
4.5
Apr 6 2014
4.5
Version: 0.6.5
Great application, necessary and functional. I am confident in its further development.
Benmac
Benmac
Nov 16 2013
0.6.3
5.0
Nov 16 2013
5.0
Version: 0.6.3
Shortcat, where have you been all my life? < 3 Seriously, I am going to be using this program so much that I'll bind my Caps Locks key to pull it up (using ControllerMate).
fuzznut
fuzznut
Nov 15 2013
0.6.3
5.0
Nov 15 2013
5.0
Version: 0.6.3
Luv it so far but using Maverick 10.9 I can only launch it using the keyboard . . . .maybe it's designed to only do that . . I dunno ?
ecdltf
ecdltf
Nov 13 2013
0.6.2
5.0
Nov 13 2013
5.0
Version: 0.6.2
This really isn't bad at all. Reminds me back to the Firefox days where I had a similar add-on for mouse-free navigation in the browser window. This one works the same way and in every application! BTW, a brilliant name :-)
Runty
Runty
Oct 15 2013
0.5.3
5.0
Oct 15 2013
5.0
Version: 0.5.3
Thank you shortcat. Ugh, I dont understand why this is the first app of its kind (is it?). I've been wanting something like this for years. Now I seldom have to take my hands of the keyboard. It works in scrivener for 'clicking' items in the binder/sidebar. Faster than using mouse.
Cowicide
Cowicide
Aug 8 2013
0.5.1
0.0
Aug 8 2013
0.0
Version: 0.5.1
Dev, your homepage has a misspelling: "Be more productive It takes an average of three secodns ..."
ssule
ssule
Jun 11 2013
0.4.3.1
4.0
Jun 11 2013
4.0
Version: 0.4.3.1
let me try
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 4 2013
0.4.2
0.0
Jun 4 2013
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
Shortcat calls home to Google Analytics. It's great that at this time Shortcat is free. I like its concept and I don't mind beta testing. I understand the importance of making a living from software design. However, NOT asking a user whether or not they wish to participate in surveillance by Google is NOT acceptable. If my privacy is going to be compromised, then ASK ME PERMISSION FIRST, DAMMIT. I found out about Shortcat calling out to Google Analytics via Little Snitch, my 'reverse firewall'. I denied its access forever. If you have a reverse firewall running, I'd suggest you consider doing the same. My work on my computer is not available for Google surveillance without my permission, ever. Many other current application developers pull this same trick on their users. This is not the first time I've caught apps calling out to Google Analytics. Another recent app I acquired does the same thing, that being Bartender, an app I PAID FOR. Paying for an app AND being surveilled is two strikes against the developer. Be wary of what your apps are doing in the background. Your computer behavior might be FOR SALE without your permission. This is typical disrespectful marketing-moron behavior. Not good. Never acceptable. I hope the Shortcat developer makes it clear exactly what the cost is for using Shortcat. I'd rather pay for Shortcat than be surveilled by Google. Other developers please take note.
S/ash
S/ash
Mar 20 2013
0.3.13
0.0
Mar 20 2013
0.0
Version: 0.3.13
That's one of the coolest icons I have ever seen!
$18.00
4.8
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.8.0 or later

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