Release Notes

Version 1.3.0

Oct 12, 2020

🎉 New
  • Referrals: you can now unlock additional free shortcut slots by referring a friend! If you refer a friend and they install Keysmith you'll both get 2 additional shortcut slots. Click on "Refer a friend for more" in the lower left hand corner of Keysmith to get your referral link.
  • New icon: we've tweaked our icon to fit in better in the Big Sur Dock.
Improved
  • We've improved the way Keysmith listens for events, so that process is now faster and takes less memory.
🛠 Fixed
  • Fixed minor visual bugs with the ellipsis action menus, the paste action, and the sync path in Preferences.

Version 1.2.0

Oct 5, 2020

🎉 New
  • Paste action: pressing ⌘V is now recorded as a "Paste" action. You can then choose to paste the current contents of your clipboard, or paste a specific string (like your personal Zoom link, which several folks have requested!).
Improved
  • Apps are now "reopened" when activated by Keysmith, which results in the same behavior as clicking their icon in the Dock. In most cases, this means a new window will be opened if none were open already.
  • If a UI element is animating, Keysmith now waits for that animation to finish before trying to click on it.
  • Updated menu bar icon.
  • Added tooltips with hotkeys to most buttons
  • After opening an app, Keysmith now waits a bit longer for that app to open before aborting.
🛠 Fixed
  • Fixed minor visual bug when hovering over an ellipse, and fixed a bug in which multiple ellipse icons could show up at once.

Version 1.1.2

Sep 29, 2020

🎉 New
  • Firefox extension: our browser extension is now available for Firefox as well as Chrome! You can install it from Mozilla's Add-Ons Store (if you'd like, you can find this link later in Preferences).
Improved
  • Improved detection of opening apps with Spotlight
🛠 Fixed
  • Fixed bug that would disallow clicking on menu bar items without menus. (You can now create a shortcut to option-click on Notification Center and toggle Do Not Disturb).
  • Macros are now migrated on import, fixing an issue when importing older macros.

Version 1.0.12

Sep 25, 2020

Improved
  • Improved logging to help us track down bugs

Version 1.0.11

Sep 23, 2020

🛠 Fixed
  • Fixed a minor bug that could cause a freeze during installation

Version 1.0.10

Sep 22, 2020

🎉 New
  • AppleScript support: You can now add AppleScript as part of your shortcuts. AppleScript unlocks a whole bunch of use cases that might otherwise be impractical or impossible with just clicks and keystrokes. For example, you can now toggle Dark Mode instantly instead of clicking through System Preferences, or insert today's date into a new note. Download those and more in the new AppleScript section of the examples gallery.
Improved
  • Manually add an action without having to record something first by going to Edit > Add Action. This is especially useful for creating shortcuts that just run an AppleScript.
🛠 Fixed
  • Squashed a bug that would sometimes cause Keysmith to pause unnecessarily while running a shortcut.

Version 1.0.9

Sep 17, 2020

🛠 Fixed
  • Small bug fix for clicking on items in the menu bar

Version 1.0.8

Sep 16, 2020

🎉 New
  • Sync across multiple devices: You can now change the location of the Keysmith database file and use a service like iCloud Drive or Dropbox to sync it across multiple devices.
  • Convert actions to "in active app": You can now run many actions, like typing text or keystrokes, in the active app instead of only in a specified app.
  • New hotkey to edit a shortcut's hotkey: Command+Shift+H
Improved
  • Improvements to element identification with the Chrome extension
🛠 Fixed
  • Various bug fixes

Version 1.0.7

Sep 8, 2020

🎉 New
  • Support for non-QWERTY keyboard layouts: we overhauled Keysmith to properly handle any keyboard layout.
🛠 Fixed
  • Various bug fixes

Version 1.0.6

Sep 7, 2020

Improved
  • If all windows are minimized when activating an app, un-minimze the most recent window.

Version 1.0.5

Sep 7, 2020

🎉 New
  • Sharing: you can now export your shortcuts to share them with others. To do so, right click on a shortcut, or choose Export in the File menu.
  • Example gallery: we recently added a gallery of example shortcuts to the website. Check it out to get some inspiration for your own shortcuts.
Improved
  • Various bug fixes

Version 1.0.4

Sep 1, 2020

🎉 New
  • Add a manual wait step before or after an action. To add a manual wait, click on the overflow menu (...) to the right of any action.
Improved
  • Various bug fixes

Version 1.0.3

Aug 31, 2020

Improved
  • Much faster identification of UI elements in native apps
  • More intelligent heuristics when there are multiple element candidates in a shortcut
  • Bug fixes