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Keyboard Maestro 4 Teaser - Clipboard Switcher

Clipboard History Switcher

Keyboard Maestro 4 is well in to development, and anyone who purchases Keyboard Maestro 3 after May 1 will receive a free upgrade.

Normally I don’t say anything about future versions until they are released, but in an effort to generate a bit of buzz I figured I would show off some of the stuff as it is (more or less) completed.

My aim for version 4 is to be Cocoa buzzword compliant, which means lots of nice swishy user interface features. The engine is essentially complete (in fact it is only a couple API calls off being 64-bit ready, although whether I will ship a 64-bit version remains to be decided).

The engine now has HUD style clipboard history (pictured) and named clipboard switchers, including a search field with lovely animations as you filter clipboard or add or remove clipboard items, as well as image and styled text displays.

Currently I hope to have version 4 out in Q3, but that will depend somewhat on what does and doesn‘t make the cut, although I will probably err on the sooner side and ship further features in version 4.1, 4.2 etc as I did for version 3.1 through 3.5.

But there is still plenty more to do, so its back to work for me.

Posted Sunday, May 3, 2009. Permalink. 1 Comments.

Comments

Hey Pete, the new version looks great it's an we use here at imattic and we are looking forward to version 4.0. As you say above, "although whether I will ship a 64-bit version remains to be decided" i do think that a 64-bit version would be the best decision since at some point in the future you'll have to cross that bridge and by releasing it in 64-bit now any bugs / performance issues you come across in 4.0 you will have solved by say 4.2/4.4. I hope this helps you make your decision and can't wait for the next version.

Posted Tuesday, November 10, 2009 11:44 AM by Matt.

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