Archive for October 24th, 2015

by Tom Nelson

Did you notice when Apple first created multi-touch-based gestures, there was a lot of hoopla and gee whiz comments about what could be done with just a simple gesture on a Mac’s trackpad, Magic Mouse, or Magic Trackpad? We thought there would be new gestures and new uses coming from Apple with each OS update.


Image courtesy of Andreas Hegenberg

For the most part, we’re still waiting. But luckily for us, Andreas Hegenberg got tired of the wait and created BetterTouchTool, an app for creating your own custom gestures that work with all of the Mac’s multi-touch capable input devices.

The app also lets you create keyboard shortcuts, or define mouse button behavior in normal mice. And if that’s not enough, with the addition of another app on your iOS device, you can use gestures on your remote iOS device to control your Mac.

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