Keyboard Maestro

Keyboard Maestro is a closed-source commercial macOS-based application that allows automation of routine functions, such as navigating running applications, opening documents, typing text, expanding abbreviations, and controlling web applications, by means of a visual programming language with support for variables, styled clipboards, functions and text tokens, if-then-else logic, loops and other functions.[2][3]

Keyboard Maestro
Developer(s)Stairways Software
Stable release
9.0[1] / August 13, 2019; 14 months ago (2019-08-13)
Operating systemmacOS
TypeAutomation utility

Features include recording and designing macros,[4] clipboard history, saved clipboards, and navigation through applications and windows. Macros are organised into groups which can be limited to operate within certain applications.[5]

Keyboard Maestro was created and first released in 2002 by Michael Kamprath and purchased by Stairways Software in 2004, and has been in continuous development since then.

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  1. ^ "Revision History". Retrieved 2019-08-15.
  2. ^ Breen, Christopher. "Keyboard Maestro: 8 unexpected uses for the old-school Mac-hacking tool". Macworld. IDG. Archived from the original on 7 August 2017. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  3. ^ Stairways Software Pty Ltd. "Keyboard Maestro overview". Stairways Software Pty Ltd. Retrieved 2013-08-01.
  4. ^ Wuerthele, Mike; Gallagher, William (10 December 2017). "Hands On: Keyboard Maestro 8.0.4 speeds up working on your Mac". appleinsider. Archived from the original on 30 August 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  5. ^ Stairways Software Pty Ltd. "Keyboard Maestro features". Stairways Software Pty Ltd. Retrieved 2013-08-01.

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