Record and Playback your Keyboard Actions (like Key Press, Key Down, Key Up and even Long Key Press) with Keyboard Recorder Software for Mac. This Keyboard Macro Software is fully fully functional and is now available for download on Mac OS X 10.6 and later versions. You do not need admin access to install this Keyboard Macro Software, however you would need to enable access for Assistive Devices in order to actually record Keystrokes.
Download this Macro Software or read on to know how this Mac Software can help you in playing Games, Displaying a Presentation or help you Browsing Web. Note that this Mac Software is not a KeyLogger, although the underlying principle behind KeyLogger and Keyboard Macro is almost the same. Unlike KeyLoggers, this Keyboard Recorder Application does not stores your Keystrokes onto Hard Disk and instead this Application is basically a Mac Automation Utility which works in a controlled way to assist you in repetitive tasks like automatically press keystrokes in an online Game, automate a presentation prepared in Powerpoint or any other software, automate Web Browsing on your Mac using any browser like Safari, Chrome, etc.
Watch a Video Tutorial displaying this Macro Recorder for Mac being used as Keyboard Recorder on Mac 10.9 actually record and playback Keystrokes to fully understand how you can record and playback recorded Keystrokes and other Actions. When you download this Macro Recorder, it gets downloaded to the Downloads Folder from where you can copy or move it to Desktop or any other Folder with the help of Finder on your Mac. This Video Tutorial starts with the main screen of the software, displays how to assign keyboard shortcuts and then uses the Start Recording and Play Recording Buttons to record and playback Keystrokes pressed on a TextEdit Application.
This Macro Application for Mac is capable of recording all types of Keyboard Actions and it can also record Mouse Actions. In case you want to record only Keystrokes, simply do not move mouse and do actions with Mouse Cursor and this Macro Software will record only Keyboard Actions. On the other hand, if you would like to know more about Mouse Actions Recording features of this Mac OS X Automation Application, do read the Mouse Recorder for Mac post written on this blog.
This Keyboard Recorder requires some settings to be done on System Preferences and apart from that other settings are self explanatory. This Macro Recorder Application can record Keystrokes along with the time delay. Recording a Macro with this Keyboard Recorder is as simple as doing the Keyboard Actions as you would normally do. All you need to do is start the recording in the Macro Software and do press the Keystrokes on your Mac and when you are done , just stop the recording in the software. Use the Download link provided in the post above or navigate to the software page to know how you can configure your System Preferences so as to allow this Macro Recorder to record Keystrokes.
There is another related Mac OS X Automation Application available for download which allows you to store Text to be typed. The Mac Auto Mouse Click Application allows you to create and edit scripts with various actions like Keyboard Typing, Mouse Clicking, etc. It can be handy when you are comfortable with the idea of Mac Automation and can plan your screen and the task to automate. It works on 10.6 and other Mac Versions and requires little bit of more planning as compared to this simple and easy keyboard Recorder for Mac.