KeyUp
KeyUp
1.0b6

4.7

KeyUp free download for Mac

KeyUp for Mac1.0b6

13 April 2015

Beautiful on-screen keyboard with sounds (beta).

What is KeyUp for Mac

KeyUp is a beautiful on-screen keyboard with a few built-in theme and sound choices. Enjoy a clacky, mechanical keyboard or an old-fashion typewriter sound.

Note: KeyUp is free while in beta.

What's new in KeyUp

Version 1.0b6:
  • Improved menu bar icon.
  • Fixed "Update" button showing when it shouldn't.
  • Various little fixes and changes.
  • Bumped beta expiration.

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wagulo
wagulo
May 12 2017
1.0b6
4.5
May 12 2017
4.5
Version: 1.0b6
No other utility of the same purpose is as great as this. It's a gem! Function keys (brightness/volume/etc.) doesn't respond anymore in Sierra though, at least on my magic keyboard. But pressing the function key still has the sound. I'm thinking of going back to El Capitan just because of this. I can't focus without my KeyUp with me.
schmelding
schmelding
Mar 24 2017
1.0b6
4.0
Mar 24 2017
4.0
Version: 1.0b6
KeyUp, will you marry me?
Graphic-Mac
Graphic-Mac
Nov 20 2016
1.0b6
3.5
Nov 20 2016
3.5
Version: 1.0b6
This is a nifty little app, I only wish it had more sounds to choose from. Still works under macOS Sierra! In fact, I was caught off guard because a few people mentioned (including the developer) being stuck either looking at the keyboard, or reducing it to the Dock to get it off screen. With Sierra, I simply closed the window... the key clicks still play.
Reegor
Reegor
Oct 10 2015
1.0b6
5.0
Oct 10 2015
5.0
Version: 1.0b6
I load this at startup, for one reason only. It's the best way I've found to add a "click" sound when I press a key. At the developer's suggestion, I hide the actual keyboard (otherwise I tend to click on it by accident), and it delivers great keyclicks. I've tried to find a good key click for years - one program that used to work was keyclick. It's more versatile (for clicking sounds) but it's unreliable and when my license stopped working, I decided not to buy another one. Thanks! Maybe someday I will try using it as a keyboard.
shaunsparg85
shaunsparg85
Dec 4 2014
1.0b1
5.0
Dec 4 2014
5.0
Version: 1.0b1
Keyup is by far the best onscreen keyboard for mac, mac has always, in my opinion, been way behind windows in this regard, believe me I know as due to my disability typing isnt possible for me. Just a suggestion would it be possible to give the user the choice of having the shift, command etc keys be sticky or not?
YaffaS1338
YaffaS1338
May 9 2014
1.0b1
5.0
May 9 2014
5.0
Version: 1.0b1
Well, this is a fabulous little gem. I absolutely love it! I downloaded it, because one never knows when a key will malfunction. It is better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it. The way one can shrink the size to almost nothing, or drop it into the dock, is marvelous. The option to have it be silent, or clicking like a typewriter is also really cool. It even becomes transparent until you hover over it. Of the 3 available color options, I prefer the irradiated one. I"m sure I will use all the colors, because I change my desktop a lot. I know one thing, it is a lot less painful on my wrists, to type with KeyUp via mouse than actual typing. I'm even using it to write this review. The only drawback is that I keep forgetting to shift back to lower case. I'll get the hang of it though. It is a splendid utility app. Thank you.
Reegor
Reegor
Mar 10 2014
1.0b1
5.0
Mar 10 2014
5.0
Version: 1.0b1
Question: can I use this software without the visible keyboard? All I want is the sounds. The video implied "no."
bumper314
bumper314
Jan 10 2014
1.0b1
0.0
Jan 10 2014
0.0
Version: 1.0b1
I would love any feedback on the design, usability, and sounds (which I'm particularly fond of). I keep KeyUp minimized and running all the time so I can type away to the splendid clatter of a typewriter.
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4.7

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later

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