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MiMoSim - Another way to scroll in macOS

Cong Nguyen
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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 → Privacy → 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 → Privacy → 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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