Typewriter Keyboard 6.2

A small but entertaining Mac OS X application that offers you the possibility to quickly add typewriter sounds to your keyboard actions.
Typewriter Keyboard - From the status bar users can select to activate or mute the Typewritter Keyboard app.
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Classic typewriter sounds can help you recreate the feeling of actually using a mechanical typewriter in order to focus on the task at hand. Typewriter Keyboard is a minimalist status bar menu application that allows you to assign various sound effects to your keys in no time.

Minimalist interaction

Even though the sound effects generated by Typewriter Keyboard app will be triggered system wide, the application will stay out of your way at all times, while remaining easily accessible.

At launch, Typewriter Keyboard will place a small icon in your status bar, so if you want to customize its behavior simply access the Preferences window through this menu.

Large sounds collection

The Typewriter Keyboard software package, besides the Typewriter Keyboard application, also contains a collection of sounds that can be associated with your keys. For start, the compilation contains the original typewriter sounds (normal key, enter key, and space key).

Moreover, the package includes the Arthur (33 items), Pascal (19 items), and Robert (6 items) sound sets. You will be able to assign to your keys any of the included audio effects.

Use your own audio files

Via the Typewriter Keyboard Preferences window you can adjust the sound effects volume or mute them altogether. At the same time, you have the possibility to assign your own audio files to any key: choose the audio file and then press the keys that should trigger the effect.

You cannot see the assigned keys as you press them, so you must be careful which ones you use. If you make a mistake, you will simply have to start over. However, if you are not satisfied with the results, you can easily go back to the original effects through a mouse click.

Quickly assign sound effects to your keyboard

Typewriter Keyboard is a small yet enjoyable application that allows you to swiftly assign  a sound effect to any keyboard key: you can use the classic typewriter sound effects, or you can have fun using your own audio files.

Reviewed by , last updated on July 3rd, 2014


file size:
7 MB
price:
€20.00
 
license type:
Shareware
developed by:
AlphaOmega Software
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.0 or later
binary format:
Universal Binary
category:
Home \ Utilities
Typewriter Keyboard

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What's New in This Release:
  • A problem when saving the preferences at shutdown has been corrected, because of Mac OS X's non-safe way of quitting the applications at shutdown.
  • A problem when checking for an available update has been corrected.
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Typewriter Keyboard - In the Preferences window you can set the volume, select sounds and keys and more.
 

Application description

Typewriter Keyboard is an easy to use, handy application that allows you to make your keyboard play typewriter sounds....

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