Macro Recorder for Mac Changelog

For the Windows version, please visit the Macro Recorder for Windows changelog.

  • Improved Intel CPU support
  • Enhanced multi-monitor support.
  • Improved OCR detection.
  • Mac linebreak character issues in "parameter from file" action resolved.
  • Capture button was locked after using SmartClick dialog.
  • Run action didn't work with URLs.
  • Macro Recorder didn't wait until text output was completed.
  • Minor improvements
  • Apple M1 compatibility
  • Updated OCR text recognition engine.
  • Error message when loading Macro Recorder v1 files (cosmetic)

  • Double-click on *.mrf macro files now open them in Macro Recorder.
  • Macro Recorder files can be dragged into Macro Recorder program window.
  • Additional OCR text recognition languages.
  • Improved parameter randomization feature.
  • Window resizing and positioning.
  • Apple M1 CPU support (yet without OCR feature).
  • Improved number input dialogs.
  • Improved maintenance expiration behavior.
  • Solved rare SmartClick playback crash issue.
  • Playback repetition defaults to smaller number. It can now be set to 999.999 repetitions.
  • Playback cycles have not reset the parameter list counter (thanks, Vojislav)
  • issue with recent files memory
  • Improved image search
  • Text recognition now supports search for multiple words.
  • Many minor improvements.
  • Search and Replace now also includes X/Y coordinates.
  • Error check for orphaned/non-existing labels in repeat actions.
  • Status bar playback time indiciator
  • Mouse buttons are not blocked on playback.
  • Soved issues with modifier keys in keypress action.
  • Macros can now be stopped with the STOP button.
  • Verbesserte Leistung mit aktualisierten Systembibliotheken
  • Problem mit der Parameter√§nderungsfunktion behoben.
  • License key registration and update check fixed for macOS "Big Sur"
  • MacOS "Big Sur" compatibility
  • Fixed playback filter issue in macro editor.
  • Fixed line-break issue in macro "parameter from list".
  • Significantly improved loading time if macro contains many labels.
  • Minimum delay reduced to 1msec.
  • Hint, if image search or OCR text is performed in the Macro Recorder program window (due to wrong window focus) or if the macOS security settings for screen access are not set.
  • Improvement in license key registration if no suitable SSL library is available on the Mac.
  • Macro Recorder allows you to continue testing all features of all major editions even after purchasing a smaller product edition. You will then receive occasional license notices. You can now deactivate testing of functions not included in your edition.
  • Improved command-line parameter -close. It will now also allow you to close Macro Recorder by command-line parameter, even if no macro is running.
  • Solved notification display issue.
  • Improved playback speed accuracy.
  • Update notifications are now separate for Mac vs Windows edition.
  • Unnecessary pauses on playback fixed.
  • Removed error message when Macro Recorder tried to show notifications.
  • Solved random scroll issue in the macro actions section.
  • Fixed image & text recognition on Mac.

Major new version with many new features.

  • Improved PhraseExpress inter-operatibility (Windows only)
  • SSL support on Mac
  • Added notarization certificate on Mac version
  • 64-Bit version for macOS.
  • Support for Apple macOS 10.15 "Catalina".
  • Mouse movement playback issue in rare situations.
  • Removed "o" key combination used to run optimization.
  • Corrected optimization confirmation dialog.
  • Clipboard Copy, Cut & Paste commands in the context menu.
  • Keys can now be selected by pressing them.
  • Hotkey action now supports PrintScreen and Pause key.
  • Proxy server configuration
  • Simulated ESC keypress does not stop the macro anymore.
  • Macro files can be reloaded even if currently loaded.
  • Improved moving of actions in the macro editor.
  • Minimum wait time reduced to 5 msec.
  • License now tied to USB storage device if used in portable mode.

fixSome letters were blocked in the user interface.

newHotkeys do not require SHIFT, ALT, CTRL, WIN-keys.

newSupport for the Menu-key (the key right to the WIN-key on the right).

newMinor improvements.


new Major new version (new features).

Compatible with PhraseExpress v14 for Windows

Compatible with PhraseExpress v3 for Mac.