ClaireWare Software has released another public beta version of Keyboard Maestro, bringing it to version 3. Keyboard Maestro is an OS X hot key utility. According to ClaireWare Software:
I am pleased to announce the third Public Beta release of Keyboard Maestro, MacOS Xis premier hot key utility!
Keyboard Maestro allows you to define any number of hot keys that can be activated anywhere simply by pressing a user definable keystroke. While the final release of Keyboard Maestro will have many useful hot key types, the first Public Beta release of Keyboard Maestro has the following hot key types already built in:
- Switch to last application
- Switch to next application
- Activate specific application
- Quit all applications
- Quit other applications
- Hide all applications
- Hide other applications
- Open files
- Launch URL
- Run Applescript
- Many, many more to come in final release!
- Public API for 3rd Party hot keys in final release!
Keyboard Maestro also incorporates the wildly popular Classic MacOS application switching utility, Program Switcher. In fact, Keyboard Maestro is written by the author of Program Switcher. With the Program Switcher feature, you are able to launch, switch, hide, and quit applications with a simple keystroke. Keyboard Maestro brings to MacOS X what Classic Mac users have been enjoying since 1994 - the most refined application switching utility there is!
You can find more information about the third public beta release of Keyboard Maestro at the ClaireWare Software Web site. The final version of Keyboard Maestro is priced at US$20.00.