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Adam Engst 8 comments

Sal Soghoian Reveals macOS’s Hidden Custom Control Panels

At MacTech Conference, automation guru Sal Soghoian gave a talk in which he revealed how, with the addition of just a Luna Display dongle, anyone can use built-in macOS accessibility features to turn an iPad into a touch-sensitive custom controller for the Mac.

Keyboard Maestro 9.0.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Keyboard Maestro 9.0.1

Maintenance release that follows the recent major upgrade to the automation and clipboard utility. ($36 new, $25 upgrade, 25.8 MB)

Keyboard Maestro 9.0 Agen Schmitz 3 comments

Keyboard Maestro 9.0

Major update for the automation and clipboard utility adds Dark Mode support, OCR for text in images, and JSON. ($36 new, $25 upgrade, 25.8 MB)

Curtis Wilcox 21 comments

Apple to Deprecate Scripting Languages in Future Versions of macOS

Apple says future versions of macOS won’t include a number of open-source scripting languages. The impact of this change will vary depending on the audience, but it will affect more people than you might think.

Keyboard Maestro 8.2.2 Agen Schmitz No comments

Keyboard Maestro 8.2.2

Maintenance release for the automation and clipboard utility with a small collection of tweaks and bug fixes. ($36 new, free update, 22.4 MB)

Sharon Zardetto 29 comments

macOS Hidden Treasures: Batch-Rename Items in the Finder

It’s a cinch to rename a file or folder in the Finder. But renaming a group of them in a common way—appending a project name, fixing a repeated misspelling, or adding serial numbers? That, too, can be easy, with the Finder’s often-overlooked batch-renaming capability.

Josh Centers 8 comments

Sal Soghoian’s Automation Legacy

Wired has published an entertaining profile of Sal Soghoian, the AppleScript and Automator guru who championed automation technology at Apple across three decades.

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Keyboard Maestro 8.0.5

Maintenance release provides fixes and improvements for the automation and clipboard utility. ($36 new, free update, 22.3 MB)

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Keyboard Maestro 8.0.4

Improves the recently updated automation and clipboard utility. ($36 new, free update, 22.3 MB)