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 ===== Requirements ===== ===== Requirements =====
  
-Keyboard~~Maestro~~requires ​OS~~X 10.10.0 or later (10.10.or later recommended).+Keyboard~~Maestro~~10 requires ​macOS 10.13 or later.
  
 ===== Distribution ===== ===== Distribution =====
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 Development of Keyboard~~Maestro~~7 began in late 2014 was was released in July 2015.  Version 7 concentrated on streamlining the editor, adding things like Smart Groups, auto-completion,​ Insert Action by name and menu, disclosure folding for sub-action lists, renaming, coloring, and adding notes to actions and more.  Version 7 also added themed palettes, and the usual plethora of new actions and triggers. Macro Groups could now be targeted at specific windows, and macros could be triggered by window, folder or clipboard changes. ​ It was followed by a succession of releases throughout 2016. Development of Keyboard~~Maestro~~7 began in late 2014 was was released in July 2015.  Version 7 concentrated on streamlining the editor, adding things like Smart Groups, auto-completion,​ Insert Action by name and menu, disclosure folding for sub-action lists, renaming, coloring, and adding notes to actions and more.  Version 7 also added themed palettes, and the usual plethora of new actions and triggers. Macro Groups could now be targeted at specific windows, and macros could be triggered by window, folder or clipboard changes. ​ It was followed by a succession of releases throughout 2016.
  
-Development of Keyboard~~Maestro~~8 ​ began in late 2018.  Version 8 concentrated on further refinements to the editor, including AppleScript support, in-built assistance, variable text sizes, machine learning, dragging, Touch Bar support, expansion of various action menus and more.  Also new is enhanced MIDI support, Local/​Instance variables, Dictionaries,​ Gesture, Cron and Remote triggers, and a bunch of new actions, conditions, collections and tokens.+Development of Keyboard~~Maestro~~8 began in late 2016.  Version 8 concentrated on further refinements to the editor, including AppleScript support, in-built assistance, variable text sizes, machine learning, dragging, Touch Bar support, expansion of various action menus and more.  Also new is enhanced MIDI support, Local/​Instance variables, Dictionaries,​ Gesture, Cron and Remote triggers, and a bunch of new actions, conditions, collections and tokens.
  
-Going forward, we plan to develop Keyboard~~Maestro aggressively,​ bringing it to new levels of both power and ease of use in the long tradition of both Mac~~OS ​and Stairways~~Software.+Development of Keyboard~~Maestro~~9 began in mid 2018.  Version 9 concentrated on adding Dark Mode support across all of Keyboard Maestro, multiple editor windows to the editor, OCR support, wide ranging JSON support, and extending support for regular expressions. ​ Version 9 also brings support for Stream Deck, and has a hardened runtime and is notorized for additional security. ​ There is also a plethora of new actions and lots of other refinements. 
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 +Development of Keyboard~~Maestro~~10 began in early 2021.  Version 10 added further refinements to the editor, including saved Favorite actions and lots of extensions to contextual menus. The Engine also received some new facilities like displaying macro groups in the menu bar and more control over engine windows. There were a variety of new triggers and actions, including the “long press” option for Hot Key triggers and Paste by Name, Prompt for Screen Location, displaying progress, Try/​Catch/​Throw actions, and more. 
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 +Going forward, we plan to develop Keyboard~~Maestro aggressively,​ bringing it to new levels of both power and ease of use in the long tradition of both macOS and Stairways~~Software.
  
 ===== Credits ===== ===== Credits =====
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 Thanks to Jono Hunt for the brilliant [[https://​www.stairways.com/​action/​linkthru?​iconaholic|Iconaholic]] icon and other help. Thanks to Jono Hunt for the brilliant [[https://​www.stairways.com/​action/​linkthru?​iconaholic|Iconaholic]] icon and other help.
  
-Thanks also to:+Thanks also:
  
-* [[https://​www.sheepsystems.com/​|Jerry Krinock]] for NS(Attributed)String+Geometrics. +to [[https://​www.sheepsystems.com/​|Jerry Krinock]] for NS(Attributed)String+Geometrics. 
-* [[https://​daringfireball.net/​|John Gruber]], [[http://​plasmasturm.org/​|Aristotle Pagaltzis]] for Title Case. +to [[https://​daringfireball.net/​|John Gruber]], [[http://​plasmasturm.org/​|Aristotle Pagaltzis]] for Title Case. 
-* [[http://​kelan.io/​|Kelan Champagne]] for the [[http://​kelan.io/​2009/​yrkspinningprogressindicators/​|YRKSpinningProgressIndicator]]. +to [[http://​kelan.io/​|Kelan Champagne]] for the [[http://​kelan.io/​2009/​yrkspinningprogressindicators/​|YRKSpinningProgressIndicator]]. 
-* [[https://​mattgemmell.com/​|Matt Gemmell]] – Magic Aubergine for MGAnimatedView and MGTemplateEngine. +to [[https://​mattgemmell.com/​|Matt Gemmell]] – Magic Aubergine for MGAnimatedView and MGTemplateEngine. 
-* [[https://​www.mikeash.com/​|Michael Ash]] for MAKVONotificationCenter. +to [[https://​www.mikeash.com/​|Michael Ash]] for MAKVONotificationCenter. 
-* Matthew Ball for [[https://​github.com/​mattball/​MBCoverFlowView|MBCoverFlow]]. +to Matthew Ball for [[https://​github.com/​mattball/​MBCoverFlowView|MBCoverFlow]]. 
-* [[https://​www.brockerhoff.net/​|Rainer Brockerhoff]] for [[https://​brockerhoff.net/​src/​rbs.html|RBSplitView]]. +to [[https://​www.brockerhoff.net/​|Rainer Brockerhoff]] for [[https://​brockerhoff.net/​src/​rbs.html|RBSplitView]]. 
-* [[https://​www.literatureandlatte.com/​freestuff.php|Keith Blount]] for KBWebArchiver. +to [[https://​www.literatureandlatte.com/​freestuff.php|Keith Blount]] for KBWebArchiver. 
-* Brian D K Jones for VDKQueue. +to Brian D K Jones for VDKQueue. 
-* James Berry for Tag. +to James Berry for Tag. 
-* [[https://​flyingmeat.com|Flying Meat]] for FMDB. +to [[https://​flyingmeat.com|Flying Meat]] for FMDB. 
-* Random Ideas for NSTimer+Blocks. +to Random Ideas for NSTimer+Blocks. 
-For [[https://​opencv.org/​|OpenCV]].+for [[https://​opencv.org/​|OpenCV]]
 +* for [[https://​github.com/​douglascrockford/​JSON-c|JSON_Checker]]. 
 +* for [[http://​leptonica.org/​|Leptonica]] 
 +* for SocketRocket. 
 +* for Tesseract.
  
 Thanks to Ken, Corentin, Stephen, Brad and others for their great assistance with beta testing. Thanks to Ken, Corentin, Stephen, Brad and others for their great assistance with beta testing.
  
-Thanks to Jim Underwood for outstanding assistance on the forum and wiki.+Thanks to Jim Underwood for outstanding assistance on the forum and wiki. Jim passed away in 2021 and he will be sorely missed.
  
 Thanks to Christopher Stone and ComplexPoint and many others for their great help on the forum. Thanks to Christopher Stone and ComplexPoint and many others for their great help on the forum.
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 Thanks also to the many others who have provided input and support over the past decade. Thanks also to the many others who have provided input and support over the past decade.
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 ===== Warranty ===== ===== Warranty =====
  
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 ===== Licenses ===== ===== Licenses =====
  
-Keyboard~~Maestro is copyright ​2017 Stairways Software Pty Ltd.  All Rights Reserved. ​ You may use this application for a short trial period and then you must purchase the application or stop using it.+Keyboard~~Maestro is copyright ​2021 Stairways Software Pty Ltd.  All Rights Reserved. ​ You may use this application for a short trial period and then you must purchase the application or stop using it.
  
 Keyboard~~Maestro is licensed on a per user basis and individual users may use it on up to five Macs.  You must purchase a license for each user using Keyboard Maestro. Keyboard~~Maestro is licensed on a per user basis and individual users may use it on up to five Macs.  You must purchase a license for each user using Keyboard Maestro.
  
-Trademarks owned by Third Parties such as Mac, Mac OS X, OS X, and BBEdit, are owned by their respective owners and no license is granted for their use.+Trademarks owned by Third Parties such as Mac, macOS, Mac OS X, OS X, and BBEdit, are owned by their respective owners and no license is granted for their use.
  
 ===== Fine Print ===== ===== Fine Print =====
  
-Keyboard~~Maestro,​ keyboardmaestro.com ​ and stairways.com are the property of Stairways Software Pty Ltd. Macros can be dangerous if misused, either accidentally or maliciously if you install a third-party macro. ​ You are entirely responsible for the consequences of any macro execution. ​ Stairways Software Pty Ltd hereby disclaims all warranties relating to this software, whether express or implied, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Stairways Software Pty Ltd will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential,​ indirect or similar damages due to loss of data or any other reason, even if Stairways Software Pty Ltd or an agent of theirs has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall Stairways Software Pty Ltd be liable for any damages, regardless of the form of the claim. The person using the software bears all risk as to the quality and performance of the software.+Keyboard~~Maestro,​ keyboardmaestro.com ​ and stairways.com are the property of Stairways Software Pty Ltd. Macros can be dangerous if misused, either accidentally or maliciously, especially ​if you install a third-party macro. ​ You are entirely responsible for the consequences of any macro execution, no matter what its source, even if it was included with Keyboard Maestro or comes from any Stairways Software web site including the wiki and forum.  Stairways Software Pty Ltd hereby disclaims all warranties relating to this software, whether express or implied, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Stairways Software Pty Ltd will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential,​ indirect or similar damages due to loss of data or any other reason, even if Stairways Software Pty Ltd or an agent of theirs has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall Stairways Software Pty Ltd be liable for any damages, regardless of the form of the claim. The person using the software bears all risk as to the quality and performance of the software.
  
 To be entirely clear, this software is provided "AS IS". You waive the implied warranty of infringement. Stairways Software'​s liability to you for costs, damages, or other losses arising from your use of the software - including third-party claims against you - is limited to a refund of your license fee. Stairways Software may not be held liable for any consequential damages related to your use of the software. To be entirely clear, this software is provided "AS IS". You waive the implied warranty of infringement. Stairways Software'​s liability to you for costs, damages, or other losses arising from your use of the software - including third-party claims against you - is limited to a refund of your license fee. Stairways Software may not be held liable for any consequential damages related to your use of the software.
  
 Stairways Software can terminate your license by refunding your license fee. Stairways Software can terminate your license by refunding your license fee.
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