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Watch a tutorial video of SpotOnTheMouse. It takes 5 minutes.


Note: On the images below, a part of the Windows Explorer is used as background.

Perceptibility of the mouse pointer

Halo

A colored area moving along with the mouse pointer ("spotlight").

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Windows 95/98/NT/ME

Example

Options

  • Size
  • Color
  • Transparency
  • Disc or ring shaped
  • Full screen size:

Example

Options

  • Size
  • Color
Always ring shaped

Crosshair

Horizontal and vertical line with the mouse pointer where they cross.

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Windows 95/98/NT/ME

Example

Options

  • Size
  • Color
  • Transparency
  • Size of the central gap
  • Arrows indicate the direction to the pointer

Example

Options

  • Size
  • Color
  • Size of the central gap
  • Arrows indicate the direction to the pointer

Mouse action indicators

Click circles

Rings indicate (highlight) where the mouse buttons are clicked. They move along with the mouse pointer while the button is pressed down. When the button is released, the ring remains at the position and fades out.

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Windows 95/98/NT/ME

Examples

Left button click
Left button double click
Right button click

Options

  • Size
  • Transparency
  • Fading time: after the click, the ring remains on its position and fades out

Examples

Left button click
Left button double click
Right button click

Options

  • Size
  • Fading time: after the click, the ring remains on its position and fades out

Wheel arrows

Arrows above and below the pointer indicate the direction of the mouse wheel rotation.

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Windows 95/98/NT/ME

Example

Mouse wheel up

Options

  • Size
  • Transparency
The size and transparency of the "click circles" are used.

Not available

It probably works with some mouse drivers.
Please mail to the autor if you can confirm this.

Mouse graphic

A picture of a mouse moves along next to the pointer. It indicates the button clicks and wheel rotations.

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Windows 95/98/NT/ME

Example

Left mouse click and wheel up

Options

  • Size
  • Color (white or black)
  • Transparency

Example

Middle mouse click

Options

  • Size
  • Color (white or black)

Keyboard indicators

Keys and certain combinations of keys can be displayed next to the mouse pointer.

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Windows 95/98/NT/ME

Example

Options

  • The keys 'Shift', 'Ctrl' and 'Alt' are displayed as key images.
  • The keys 'Shift', 'Ctrl' and 'Alt' are displayed on the click indicator rings and the mouse image.
  • Most recent key strokes shown in a list. This can be limited to selected groups of keys.
  • Transparency
  • Fading time for the items in the key list.

Example

Options

  • The keys 'Shift', 'Ctrl' and 'Alt' are displayed as key images.
  • The keys 'Shift', 'Ctrl' and 'Alt' are displayed on the mouse image.
  • Most recent key strokes shown in a list. This can be limited to selected groups of keys.
  • Fading time for the items in the key list.

The main window

The main window is used to turn on and off the different features and to set the options.
Please note the Menu in the top left corner. There you can access more settings and end the program.
The main window can be opened by a left click on the yellow icon in the notification area of the task bar:

With a right click on the icon a menu appears where you can pause or end the program.
If the icon is not visible, read this to learn how to show it.

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Windows 95/98/NT/ME

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