BetterTouchTool Versus Apple’s Finger Gesture Features

If you use Apple’s finger gesture feature to zoom, scroll, swipe and pinch to provoke actions in various applications on your Mac, you should definitely try out the still free(!) and seriously powerful, application, BetterTouchTool. Apple’s finger gesture features (found in System Preferences), consist of a few dozens gestures, such as for control-clicking a file or selected text, zooming in or out of and …

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Reduce Mouse and Keyboard Clicking With These Automated Delete Actions

Isn’t annoying when you need to delete several items in an application, but then get hit with a confirmation dialogue box that requires yet another click? Well, either BetterTouchTool, Keyboard Maestro, and Dragon Dictate can automate the task for you, and save you some clicking. Confirmation Delete  The other morning I was going through my 1Password application and deleting login …

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How to Automate Taking SnappyApp or Tiny Screenshots for Better Productivity

If you’re a content producer (blogger, web designer, writer, etc.), you owe it to yourself to use the nifty screenshot application, SnappyApp (Free) and/or Tiny for Mac. SnappyApp What makes SnappyApp different is that it automatically opens a screenshot when you take it, so you can view it for references purposes, and/or save it as an image …

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13 Sample Click-Saving Multi-touch Finger Gesture Actions Using BetterTouchTool for Mac

The multi-touch finger gesture application, BetterTouchTool application has over a hundred built-in actions for navigating tasks on your Mac. Unlike Apple’s multi gesture features, BTT allows you to choose from dozens of finger gestures, including single, two, three, four, and five-finger touch pad gestures that you can assign to actions. You can assign gestures globally or to single applications. The following …

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Seven Other BTT Features for Making Finger Gesture Actions More Powerful

This week’s focus on Mac Automation Tips is about using the power of multi-touch finger gesture actions in BetterTouchTool  (Free). If you’re new to program, there’s several features you might not yet be aware of. BTT is such a powerful trackpad and Magic Mouse program that it should remain in your dock, because once you know how to …

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For Your Viewing Pleasure: Every BetterTouchTool Built-in Action

The finger gesture application, BetterTouchTool has hundreds of built-in actions that are based the type of tasks and actions you perform on your Mac everyday. While many of the actions you create in BTT will be ones for activating menu bar shortcuts, the built-in actions provide a range of other actions that don’t have keyboard shortcuts.   It’s difficult to see the …

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Speed Up Your Mac Workflow with BetterTouchTool

If you don’t like remembering or using keyboard shortcuts, the finger gesture application, BetterTouchTool (Free!) is the best solution for putting literally hundreds of Mac related tasks at your finger tips. Back in 2011 I created a demo video about using BetterTouchTool, and though there have been numerous updates to the application since, the basic features are still the same. BetterTouchTool allows …

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