There are many apps for screen recording on the Mac, and most of them also have their own solutions for highlighting mouse pointers, clicks and keystrokes. But if this is not the case or you do not like the possibilities of your recording app, you could Cursor Pro and Keystroke Pro interested. These are two Mac apps for the Apple computer that are made by Martin Lexow on its IXEAU website. They are used to individually highlight inputs via the peripherals, e.g. to highlight certain things when recording a tutorial on the Mac.
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In Cursor Pro The app for macOS on the Apple Mac allows several settings. For example, a color wheel can permanently indicate the position of the mouse pointer. If this is inactive, the colored highlighting can also be deactivated. Clicks can also be displayed. And there is a screen magnifier that can show, for example, which exact value is being controlled on a controller or where the marking has to be set in a code. More details and the download can be found with this link. And here is another video that can bring you closer to the app:
Just as you can and should highlight mouse movements and clicks in screen recordings, keystrokes and key combinations are also important for reproducing many inputs. With the Keystroke Pro App for macOS on the Apple Mac you can specify whether all individual key uses or only combinations (with cmd, ctrl, alt and so on) are displayed. In addition, the position on the screen, the coloring and animations can be set. Details and the download of the app is available with this link. I also picked out a video for you:
Development based on video tutorial work
As Martin Lexow told me, the two ideas and the final apps emerged from his work. Because he needed custom solutions for highlighting input while recording video tutorials, both Cursor Pro and Keystroke Pro were created. You can find out whether they appeal to you and are also suitable for your projects with the information above, a download and a test. Feel free to leave a comment with your opinion on the software;)
Jens has been running the blog since 2012. He acts as Sir Apfelot for his readers and helps them with technical problems. In his spare time he rides electric unicycles, takes photos (preferably with the iPhone, of course), climbs around in the Hessian mountains or hikes with the family. His articles deal with Apple products, news from the world of drones or solutions to current bugs.