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27.02.2024

Switcher for Mac protects against data loss due to accidental program termination

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Artyom Kozoriz

Lifehacker author, mechanical engineer

 Switcher for Mac protects against data loss when programs are accidentally terminated

Experienced users often use hotkeys to speed up work, but sometimes, if you miss a button in a hurry, you can, on the contrary, lose all unsaved data. Applications usually warn you to save on exit, but not always.

 Switcher for Mac will protect against data loss when programs are accidentally terminated

The free Switcher utility will get rid of such overlaps. After installing it, if you accidentally press Cmd + Q instead of Cmd + A or Cmd + W, nothing will happen. To end the active application, you will need to press Cmd + Q twice.

 Switcher for Mac will protect against data loss in case of accidental termination of programs

The option is activated by the corresponding toggle switch in the utility window in the menu bar. A couple of auxiliary functions are also available here. One of them is a quick change of mouse scroll direction, which eliminates the need to open the settings every time to switch.

Switcher for Mac protects against data loss when programs are accidentally terminated

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In addition, the Switcher can be used to reassign the functions of individual keys. To do this, you need to activate the Key Mapper toggle switch, click Open and set the necessary settings.

Switcher is open source and distributed free of charge. You can download the program from the official project page on GitHub.

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