This is a new features release for the Magic Trackpad Utilities. It adds the long anticipated configurable bottom click areas.

Trackpad

  • [DRV-31] + Added up to 3 configurable click areas to the bottom of the trackpad. Click the 1, 2 or 3 button for the number of areas, then click in the area to configure the area function.
  • [DRV-73] + Any accidental finger movement in these click areas will be ignored, so your thumb can have a rest.
  • [APP-284] + The Magic Trackpad images are now dynamically rendered at runtime from vector graphics.
  • [APP-286] + Added a Move pointer offset slider to "Mouse Options". You can adjust the sensitivity on how quick the mouse pointer starts moving.

Keyboard

  • [APP-287] * Fixed F16-F19 action description where Windows language settings are Unicode based, like Russian or Japanese.

This is a major maintenance release. It fixes the app > driver re-connection issue on wake up and a license issue.

  • [APP-280] * Fixed wake up from sleep issue on computers with "Modern Standby". After wake the "Magic Utilities" applications did not reconnect to the device driver.
  • [APP-281] * Fixed license issue (regression).

Keyboard

  • [DRV-160] * Fixed caps lock mapping to fn didn't work on small keyboards.
  • [App-282] * Fixed too large font size on "Key mappings" help popup for the small keyboards.
  • [App-283] * Fixed app user interface only party disabled when no device is active or connected.

This is a normal maintenance release. It fixes some regression issues and adds a fully functional Remove device action.

All applications

  • [APP-279] + Remove device is now fully functional from the Magic Utilities.
  • [APP-276] + Added Restart / Reinstall device driver commands to the system tray right-click menu.
  • [APP-275] + Added detection of a running "Alienware Command Center" and show a related web help page.
  • [APP-273] * Fixed incomplete dialog text when submitting a feedback report.

Mouse + Trackpad

  • [APP-278] * Fixed scrolling sensitivity slider which was not really working as expected.

Setup

  • [SETUP-25] * The Magic Utilities Service is now installed started, stopped and uninstalled by native API calls.
  • [SETUP-24] * Fixed new version of MagicUtilities_Console.exe not installed when updating. As a result the Magic Utilities Service did not start.
  • [APP-275] + Added detection of a running "Alienware Command Center" with an option to stop and disable it before installing the Magic Utilities.

This is a normal maintenance release. It fixes some issues, adds new features and config options.

All applications

  • [APP-264] * Signed all files with new EV Code Signing Certificate.
  • [APP-265] + Added "Reinstall device driver" button to user interface.
  • [APP-266] + Open Windows Registry Editor with full active device path.
  • [APP-269] + Added "Remove device" to the Device menus.
  • [APP-271] + Added "Open Bluetooth Settings" button to user interface in case no connected device is found.
  • [APP-272] * Fixed license trial extension not working (regression from version 3.0.8.9).

Keyboard

Mouse

  • [APP-259] * Lower default sensitivity for 1 finger back/forward swipes.

Setup

  • [SETUP-21] * Added detection of ARM based "Samsung Galaxy Book S".
  • [SETUP-22] * Use new "Inno Setup" version 6.0.4 to build the setup installer.

This is a normal maintenance release. Due to a major bug, no downloads are available.

All applications

  • [APP-239] * Fixed detection of "MacBookPro13,3" Bluetooth adapter power saving.
  • [APP-242] * Fixed configuration option of battery charged alert.
  • [APP-252] + Added "Space silver" color option to keyboard and mouse applications. These colors are used currently exclusively with the new Mac Pro.
  • [APP-255] + Added reason why "License status can't be determined" and added link for "Reinstall device driver".
  • [APP-256] * Buy now wizard: Fixed reappearing legacy licenses after ignoring an incomplete legacy license.

Keyboard

  • [DRV-154] * Apple Wireless Keyboard: Fixed shift+delete (eject) not working.
  • [APP-243] * Rearranged "Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad" F-Key settings. F13-F15 can now be toggled.
  • [APP-244] * Ensure key mapping help windows is fully shown on the screen.
  • [APP-253] * Renamed "Direct F-Keys" to "Lock fn key".

Trackpad

  • [DRV-146] + Added option to ignore 1 and 2 finger (physical) clicks.

Service

  • [APP-199, 254] * Fixed descriptive service resource strings so Windows Event Log doesn't show confusing log descriptions.
  • [APP-257] * Fixed global AppData folder was not correctly initialized.

Setup

  • [SETUP-17] * Better detection of ARM computers. For now the Magic Utilities do support only x86 and x64 processors.
  • [SETUP-20] + Use new "Inno Setup" version 6.0.3 to build the setup installer.