Stairways Software (http://www.stairways.com) has released Keyboard
Maestro 4.0, the new version of its productivity enhancer for Mac OS
X. The upgrade is ready for Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”).
This release has an entirely new and modernized user interface fit
for Snow Leopard (while retaining compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5).
The new interface draws on familiar Mac OS X applications to get you
quickly devising your own macros.
Using Keyboard Maestro’s macros you can: control applications,
windows, or menus; insert text; open documents, applications or URLs;
execute scripts; control the system or iTunes; and more, all with the
touch of a key, click of the mouse, periodically or at specific
times, when an application is launched or running, or even over the
Internet using Keyboard Maestro’s built in web server.
Using Keyboard Maestro’s Program Switcher and Window Switcher you can
cycle through applications or windows, closing, hiding, launching,
and more. The software lets you close or hide multiple windows or
applications. Using Keyboard Maestro’s Clipboard Switcher, you can
select from a number of named clipboards, storing information away
for later retrieval.
Keyboard Maestro 4.0 requires Mac OS X 10.5 or greater. It’s
Universal Binary so runs natively on both PowerPC and Intel Macs.
New customers can purchase Keyboard Maestro for US$36. A volume
discount of 50% is available for purchases of five or more copies.
Keyboard Maestro 4.0 is a paid upgrade from previous versions.
Customers who purchased Keyboard Maestro after April 1, 2009, have
been issued a free upgrade to Keyboard Maestro 4.