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September 14, 2012 - Keyclick 1.3.4

• More fixes for Mountain Lion.

August 13, 2012 - Keyclick 1.3.3

• Update for Mountain Lion

October 31, 2011 - Keyclick 1.3.2

• Update for submission to Mac App Store.

October 26, 2011 - Keyclick 1.3.1

• Added "iDevice Click Sound" to mimic the sound of the iPhone's on-screen keyboard.

• Fixed bug in Keep Sound Awake feature.

• Re-organized Keyclick Help as a navigable website.

• Added Help button at lower left of Preference Pane.

Aug 5, 2011 - Keyclick 1.3

• Add "Use System Sound" option to choose between AudioServicesPlayAlertSound() and


System sounds may work with some audio devices where Alert sounds do not.

• Play a silent sound every 20 seconds when charger is connected to keep the sound system

awake. KeyClick can now replace the old PPC utility KeepSoundAwake.

Mar 29, 2010 - Keyclick 1.3c2

• Use AudioServicesPlayAlertSound() in place of AudioServicesPlaySystemSound().

• Use LSMinimumSystemVersionByArhicture to avoid loading 64-bit frameworks on 10.5


Sep 24, 2009 - Keyclick 1.3c1

• Build as "Standard (32/64-bit Universal)" to work as a 64-bit Preference Pane on Snow


April 24, 2008 - Keyclick 1.2.3

• More fixes to registration key storage and checking between prefpane and KeyclickServer.

If you are upgrading from a previous version, you will need to stop the previous KeyclickServer

and then re-enable Keyclick to begin using the new features.

April 7, 2008 - Keyclick 1.2.2

• Improve registration key storage and checking between prefpane and KeyclickServer.

Feb 13, 2008 - Keyclick 1.2.1

• Play corresponding sound when selecting a Keyclick Sound.

Jan 16, 2008 - Keyclick 1.2

• Move to be an "auxilliary executable" instead of a bundle resource to avoid

possible conflict with Leopard code signing.

• Index duplicate process names in exclude list.

Nov 27, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.9

• Use Leopard SoundServices API in place of SystemSound API when running on Leopard.

Nov 15, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.8

• Build with Xcode 3.0 under Leopard for improved compatiblity.

Oct 11, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.7

• Allow editing "global mute" short cut (Control-Option-Command-t).

• Added "Don't click for Arrow keystrokes" option.

• Synchronize event callback versus UI hearbeat to avoid possible timing conflict.

• Save registration data in ~/library if /library is not available (installed for this user only).

Sep 18, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.6

• Activate or mute all sounds with global hot key combination Control-Alt-Command-T.

• Added "Keyboard Sound" in addition to "Click Key Sound" and "Typewriter Sound".

• Added alternative "Simple Click" mouse sound.

• Restore Keyclick sounds upon wake from sleep.

Aug 14, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.5

• Defer releasing previous sound actionIDs while sound might still be playing.

• Correct file references to work on case sensitive file systems.

• Use custom icon contributed by Artie Kuhn.

• Add a higher pitched click.

Aug 3, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.4

• Restrict scroll volume adjustment to 70ms sampling interval for improved stability (avoid

possible timing sensitivity in SystemSoundPlay).

Jul 16, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.3

• Allow visually changing "volume up" and "volume down" shortcuts.

• Extend "Shift Key Tone" to cover all modifiers (Cmd, Option, Control, Shift, Fn), rename to

"Modifier Key Tones".

• Make scroll wheel click and mouse click obey Keyclick Exclude/Include list.

Jul 11, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.2

• Added "Shift Key Tone" button to alter click sound when caps lock or shift is enabled.

• Improved description of setting alternate "volume up" and "volume down" shortcuts.

Jul 3, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1.1

• Added "Do Include vs Exclude" button to allow selecting which applications should click.

Jun 27, 2007 - Keyclick 1.1

• Reload sounds at 5 and 10 seconds after startup to work on some older systems.

• Restructure Keyclick Server to encapsulate event callback.

Jun 13, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.9

• Added "Don't click for repeated Esc or Arrow keystrokes" option.

Jun 8, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.8

• Added programmable keyboard shortcuts for louder and softer.

• Revert to Cmd-Shift-( and Cmd-Shift-) as default shortcuts for softer and louder.

• Don't play sounds during wake from sleep for improved stability on some systems.

May 29, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.7

• Improve volume range of Typewriter sounds.

• Add volume control for Mouse click sound.

• Use Cmd-Shift-Up arrow and Cmd-Shift-Down arrow to adjust keyclick volume for consistency

across International keyboards.

Apr 20, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.6

• Added Keyclick Exclusion list to exclude selected applications from clicking.

• Speed up connect to Keyclick Server, guard against Unselect while trying to connect.

• Price will increase to $5 after May 15th, 2007.

Mar 26, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.5

• Added button to show current version and check for update.

• Added tab view with "Basic" and "More Options".

• Added PopUp menu to select between "Click Key Sound" and "Typewriter Sound".

Mar 5, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.4

• Added mouse button click for making video recordings of screen actions.

• Reload sounds upon wake from sleep for improved reliability.

Feb 27, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.3

• Increased range of volume and pitch controls to include Mighty Mouse like subtle feedback.

• Restart Keyclick Server when user authenticates to run it as root.

Feb 21, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.2

• Changed click sound to be more snap like.

• Added scroll wheel click.

• Fixed bug where Keyclick enable button would remain dimmed after "Enable access for

assistive devices" was selected in Universal Access panel.

• Install "Silentium" alert sound so keyclick can be used without enabling other alert sounds.

• Added Localizable.strings

• Fixed bug in disconnecting from Keyclick Server when panel is unselected.

Feb 14, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0.1

• Fix to restore keyclick volume when system is restarted and sound API is not available yet.

• Added "Type here to test settings" field.

• Added MacPAD URL.

Feb 12, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0

• Added pitch control to adjust keyclick tone.

• Update UI and help files.

Feb 8, 2007 - Keyclick 1.0b1

• First public beta.

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