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PinPoint
PinPoint
3.7.10 Trial
3.9
0.0
PinPoint free download for Mac

PinPoint for Mac3.7.10 Trial

16 November 2015

Custom cursor highlights great for presentations.

What is PinPoint for Mac

PinPoint helps you locate your pointer on the screen by displaying an animated graphic of your choice around it. It is great when you have many monitors or to work outside in the sun on your MacBook or for people with visual disabilities.

What's new in PinPoint

Version 3.7.17 (3.7.10 Trial):

Note: The downloadable demo is version 3.7.10 Trial; the version available for purchase on the Mac App Store is version 3.7.17

  • More fixes for multi-screen crosshair behavior

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youngj419
youngj419
Apr 24 2020
3.7.10 Trial
2.0
Apr 24 2020
2.0
Version: 3.7.10 Trial
anyone have a link to get the click wave effect?
BobbyRay
BobbyRay
Mar 1 2019
3.7.10
1.0
Mar 1 2019
1.0
Version: 3.7.10
With latest OS, 10.14.3, it crashes as soon as I attempt to select an icon.
south247dan
south247dan
Jan 27 2017
3.7.10
3.5
Jan 27 2017
3.5
Version: 3.7.10
Awesome for tutorials
Joypebble
Joypebble
May 28 2016
3.7.10
0.0
May 28 2016
0.0
Version: 3.7.10
Apologies Can some kind soul please tell me how to get this app off my MacBook Pro. It's running in trial mode and I cannot find where to control it. It is NOT anywhere in view in my Desktop menu bar and is running constantly in view around my cursor arrow. Please, if you know, tell me where to find either the controls or the name of the file to trash. Apologies for posting this but there are no notes included or posted for this accidental launching. Many thanks --JP
J-Mueller-MacUpdate
J-Mueller-MacUpdate
Feb 5 2014
3.7.10
4.5
Feb 5 2014
4.5
Version: 3.7.10
I really like the "large cursor" option vs. having a circle or something around the normal cursor. It highlights where my mouse is for people watching from other screens and keeps it obvious that it's my mouse vs. a weird floating circle around my cursor. :)
Drdul
Drdul
Dec 21 2013
3.7.8
4.5
Dec 21 2013
4.5
Version: 3.7.8
I really, really like PinPoint, and I use it all the time to a) locate my cursor on my big screen, and b) align elements in graphics apps. The only thing I don't like is that it's a resource hog. I just upgraded to Mavericks, and was checking out the new features in Activity Monitor. I clicked on the Energy tab, sorted the list by Average Energy Impact, and found PinPoint sitting at the top of the list, with more than double the energy impact of notorious power-hungry apps like Dropbox and Lightroom.
CollinBl
CollinBl
Aug 11 2013
3.7.4
5.0
Aug 11 2013
5.0
Version: 3.7.4
A little cracker. Have used it for a couple of years now and starts no problem. Just done a video to help brother and having left click right click showing in screen recording helps a heap. Thanks a bunch. 10.8.4
YankeeInParis
YankeeInParis
Jul 27 2013
3.7.4
3.5
Jul 27 2013
3.5
Version: 3.7.4
PinPoint 3.7.6's "launch on login" option doesn't work on my OS X 10.8.4 iMac system. I've added PinPoint to the launch bar list of programs but I'd rather it started automatically. Any suggestions? Also, I see that PinPoint is consistently at the top of the Activity monitor's list of active programs, 1-2% CPU time. Seems like a lot of work is done (and electricity used) for what I would have thought was a relatively simple task.
brfer
brfer
May 19 2012
3.7.2
5.0
May 19 2012
5.0
Version: 3.7.2
I've had PinPoint installed since last century and currently v 3.7.1 paid-up, but this new version v 3.7.2 downloads as a DEMO. What gives? If it is a paid update, that's OK, but please spell it out.
Drdul
Drdul
Apr 10 2011
3.6.3
4.5
Apr 10 2011
4.5
Version: 3.6.3
I tried PinPoint for a few days, and was finding it somewhat useful with my dual 30-inch monitors, but what convinced me was when I fired up Photoshop and was retouching a photo that was mostly gray asphalt. Adobe still hasn't given us the option of changing the cursor to a colour other than gray, so here I was struggling to find the healing brush when I remembered that I installed the PinPoint trial. I activated PinPoint (I have it off most of the time), and was able to see the cursor no matter what the background. Things I like about PinPoint include a wide range of different cursor styles and the ability to tweak the appearance of the cursor, a hotkey option to toggle PinPoint on and off (which is how I use it), and the option of hiding the menubar icon. I have fund that occasionally it doesn't toggle on or off properly, but an extra press of the hotkey usually fixes that. What I would like to see is a monochrome menubar option (the red icon bugs me), and a "Toggle" command in the menu that drops down when the menubar icon is clicked (for those times when it's awkward to use the keyboard hotkey combination, or for when the hotkey doesn't properly toggle the cursor).
Beamy
Beamy
Apr 2 2011
3.6.2
0.0
Apr 2 2011
0.0
Version: 3.6.2
"Buy before you try !" Is that new App Store Slogan (ASS) ? I dont like that.
Arby2008
Arby2008
Mar 11 2011
3.6.1
5.0
Mar 11 2011
5.0
Version: 3.6.1
This is one great little tool for me! I use multiple monitors and this makes it so easy to find my pointer. They keep improving it too, more so now than with the older versions. does a lot more than mouse locator, although that one is free. But I find that encouraging these friendly people makes me feel like they will support it longer. Te full screen crosshairs are very visible and useful on my two screens. And I like the animations it provides although some are a bit too flashy for my taste. Sme are subtle and you can control them too. A real winner for me!
Colette
Colette
Mar 7 2011
3.6.1
0.0
Mar 7 2011
0.0
Version: 3.6.1
No demo, no sales at mu!
MacBunny
MacBunny
Mar 7 2011
3.6.1
5.0
Mar 7 2011
5.0
Version: 3.6.1
Ahhh where is my cursor :-)
Gray-Panter
Gray-Panter
Feb 21 2011
3.5.3
0.0
Feb 21 2011
0.0
Version: 3.5.3
Where is the demo version?
Mac-Mail
Mac-Mail
Sep 30 2008
3.0b18
0.0
Sep 30 2008
0.0
Version: 3.0b18
Gave it a few more try and I gave up. This version of this appl is out of my computer. I stick with the free one 'MouseLocator'
Mac-Mail
Mac-Mail
Sep 30 2008
3.0b18
0.0
Sep 30 2008
0.0
Version: 3.0b18
It doesn't start at login in 10.4.11
Guest
Guest
Jul 15 2005
2.13
4.8
Jul 15 2005
4.8
Version: 2.13
I looked at many other similar programs, many of them free. In the end, Pin Point offered the best feature set for my needs. It's elegant and problem-free. I paid for Pin Point today.
Guest
Guest
Jul 4 2005
2.13
4.8
Jul 4 2005
4.8
Version: 2.13
Mouse locator: http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/17513 is much smaller, does the job well and best of all it is free.
Guest
Guest
Jul 3 2005
2.13
4.8
Jul 3 2005
4.8
Version: 2.13
You can also try Mousepose - it's free http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/16913
Guest
Guest
Apr 10 2003
2.0.1
4.8
Apr 10 2003
4.8
Version: 2.0.1
Very useful for locating that elusive cursor on a laptop screen.
$3.99Buy Now
3.9
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later

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