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Keystrokes for Mac

Type with your mouse instead of your keyboard.

$299.00
In English
4.8
Based on 4 user rates

Keystrokes overview

KeyStrokes provides a fully-functional on-screen keyboard that works seamlessly with all standard Mac OS X applications allowing a person with a disability to type virtually anywhere a hardware keyboard can be used. It automatically adjusts to US and international keyboard layouts and has multiple resizable keyboard models. It even includes an editor called LayoutKitchen, which allows users to design their own virtual keyboards. Such virtual keyboards can be used not only for typing, but also to launch applications, speak, run AppleScripts and much more.

KeyStrokes handles command key combinations, dead keys, and modifier key click combinations. It offers a quick access toolbar and has many customizable settings. The integrated system wide dwelling function allows people with disabilities to click, double click, drag, and right click by simply holding the cursor motionless for a programmable period of time. You can even type without clicking

KeyStrokes provides advanced multilingual word prediction allowing a total effort reduction of up to 70%. Thanks to its revolutionary PolyPredix(TM) word prediction engine it can do word completion, next word prediction and even multi-word prediction in any Roman language as well as many other languages.

KeyStrokes provides SmartTransparency technology to provide you with an optimum use of your screen real-estate and make sure the virtual keyboard never gets in your way.

Word prediction also works for the hardware keyboard to accommodate one finger typists and with SwitchXS 2.1 to give switch users access to the same great word prediction.

Localized in English, Norwegian, French, German, Dutch and Italian.

What’s new in version 4.1.4

Version 4.1.4:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.6 or later running on an Intel processor.

  • Release notes were not available at the time this listing was updated.
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Keystrokes for Mac

$299.00
In English
Version 4.1.4
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4.8

(13 Reviews of Keystrokes)

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Neo979
Neo979
Nov 20 2011
4.1.3
0.0
Nov 20 2011
0.0
Version: 4.1.3
Just go to System Preferences->Keyboard and check "Show Keyboard and Character Viewers in menu bar." Yeah, I'm sure this has some lovely bells and whistles, but it's hard to imagine how they could be worth $300.
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Mar 27 2011
4.1.1
0.0
Mar 27 2011
0.0
Version: 4.1.1
Well, I would certainly have to characterize this as "abandonware." They have not done the update they promised two years ago. It's a PPC application, so if Lion does, as has been suggested, abandon Rosetta and PPC apps, then Keystrokes is useless to Lion users. And the company has not responded to the e-mail I sent them well over a week ago. Time to find alternatives.
Easer
Easer
Jan 18 2008
4.0
0.0
Jan 18 2008
0.0
Version: 4.0
Keystrokes is out of my price range, but Touchstrokes (same company) is definitely worth a look. I've found it to be the most versatile and stable of the virtual keyboards out there. I hope the company makes some of these new Keystrokes features available to Touchstrokes users.
Guest
Guest
Jul 29 2005
3.6
5.0
Jul 29 2005
5.0
Version: 3.6
KeyStrokes is the best piece of disability software that I have used in that great care and attention is given to every aspect of it. Most other developers of disability software have an "eh, close enough" attitude, not addressing bugs and letting their products languish as the wheels of progress grind away. On the other hand, no level of imperfection is acceptable to AssistiveWare, as they work diligently to fix bugs and inovate, allowing the disabled to ride the crest of Apple's latest technology through their products. Working seamlessly with Mac OS X, KeyStrokes almost blends with the operating system, feeling like an Apple developed product rather than just a third party application; the end result is an application that feels as natural to the user as a hardware keyboard. On this forum, much fuss has been voiced over KeyStrokes $299 price, but what some people here fail to realize is that comparable products for the PC cost significantly more, and a $299 one time price is not bad for an application that features a multitude of advancements with every update. The developer is in no way making a killing off of any of his applications, no one is getting fleeced - this I can attest to.
Jeshyr
Jeshyr
Jul 14 2005
3.6
5.0
Jul 14 2005
5.0
Version: 3.6
I have a disability that means I can use a trackpad with one fingers but can seldom type at all. Without KeyStrokes I'd have the choice of Windows, or of not computing at all. And if I chose Windows, similar software with multiple word prediction, and the other *vital* features of KeyStrokes would cost me FAR more. Like me, most other people needing this software will have an agency which can help with funding. Thank God that there are people like David in the world. [Both of my comments typed using KeyStrokes]
asimo
asimo
Mar 21 2016
4.0
Mar 21 2016
4.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jul 29 2005
5.0
Jul 29 2005
5.0
Version: null
Jeshyr
Jeshyr
Jul 14 2005
5.0
Jul 14 2005
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Feb 18 2005
5.0
Feb 18 2005
5.0
Version: null