This episode will give you a foundational framework for using Keyboard Maestro, powerful system automation software for Mac OS X. Give it a listen before you start using Keyboard Maestro to learn the best ways to implement it and a few tips and tricks to help you identify what you should automate.
- Why Keyboard Maestro is so powerful and you should be using it on your Mac
- The differences between TextExpander, Hazel, and Keyboard Maestro (and when to use each one)
- How Keyboard Maestro’s triggers work and what you can do with them
- Some of the more obscure triggers in Keyboard Maestro (including how to use a MIDI keyboard to launch macros)
- Specific examples of how Mike and Thanh use Keyboard Maestro to be #AsianEfficient
- Tips to help you accelerate the learning curve get started with Keyboard Maestro
- Why you should start out simple with just one or two macros and evolve from there
- How to recognize what you need to automate using the “3 Times Rule”
- How you can record macros inside of Keyboard Maestro without knowing ANY code
- Keyboard Maestro
- Save Time with Expert-Level TextExpander Snippets
- Bartender (Mac app)
- A Comprehensive Guide to Keyboard Maestro
- A Useful Caps Lock Key by Brett Terpstra
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