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MiMoSim - Another way to scroll in macOS

Feature

Scroll content by moving the mouse in a circular path.

Installation

  • Download the MiMoSim app from the release page or you can build from source code
  • Double-click to run MiMoSim
  • Since MiMoSim listens to the keyboard events (to understand when you want to start and end a scroll session) and mouse events (to understand which direction and how fast scroll do you want), you will be asked to give MiMoSim accessibility privilege. Open your System Preferences β†’ Privacy β†’ Accessibility, and grant accessibility privilege to MiMoSim by checking MiMoSim item on the list.
  • Double-click again to run MiMoSim
  • Now you will see a small MiMoSim icon in the system's status bar
  • Start using MiMoSim

Usage

  • Press and hold the control key (the mouse now is in P1 position on the screen)
  • Move the mouse in any direction a short distance ~ 50pt
  • Then you will see the scrolling wheel appears with P1 as its center point.
  • Now move the mouse in a circular path, and you will see the content under the mouse being moved in sync with your mouse movement.
  • Move your mouse in the clockwise (CW) direction to scroll up, and counterclockwise (CCW) direction to scroll down.
  • Release the control key to finish

Watch this video for more detail:

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A tiny macOS app that allows you to scroll contents in an interesting way

MiMoSim

MIT licensed

MiMoSim is a tiny macOS app that allows you to scroll content in an interesting way.

Feature

Scroll content by moving the mouse in a circular path.

Installation

  • Download the MiMoSim app from the release page or you can build from source code
  • Double-click to run MiMoSim
  • Since MiMoSim listens to the keyboard events (to understand when you want to start and end a scroll session) and mouse events (to understand which direction and how fast scroll do you want), you will be asked to give MiMoSim accessibility privilege. Open your System Preferences β†’ Privacy β†’ Accessibility, and grant accessibility privilege to MiMoSim by checking MiMoSim item on the list.
  • Double-click again to run MiMoSim
  • Now you will see a small MiMoSim icon in the system's status bar
  • Start using MiMoSim

Usage

  • Press and hold the control key (the mouse now is in P1 position on the screen)
  • Move the…

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