I have been using Keyquencer in OS 9 and before for years. I've grown so accustomed to automating tasks using macros (similar to Quick Keys). Now I'm switching to OS X and there are not even any F Keys to open applications as was the case in OS 9. Any suggestions?<br><br>
In my opinion, the free utility Youpi Key is the most similar to Keyquencer. It doesn't have a lot of ability plug-ins yet, but it is useful and it has a lot of potential. It is what I use.<br><br>Currently, Youpi Key has a limitation that it can't define keyboard shortcuts that don't involve a modifier key. So, you can set an action to correspond to "option-F1," but not just "F1."<br><br>There are other utilities that do have this shortcut capability and are designed specifically for file launching. The most well known is HotApp. In my opinion, HotApp is too expensive, and is likely to be built into the OS in the near future. I'd rather just press "option" for now.<br><br>Moreover, single-key shortcuts are probably the most requested addition for Youpi Key, so we may see that someday.<br><br>
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