This list contains software in BETA state. Do not use in critical production environments.

This is a major maintenance and new features release for the all Magic Utilities apps.
It's based on former version 3.1.2.5 BETA but with additional fixes and features.

Download licensed and trial versionWindows supportDownload alternativeVersionRelease date
MagicUtilities-Setup-3.1.2.8-Win10.exeWindows 10+11Download mirror3.1.2.826 Feb 2022

All applications

  • [APP-432] * Disabled License > Disable license menu item if there is nothing to disable.
  • [APP-438] * Fixed device I/O thread not freed on application exit. Added new setting to Driver > Driver handler settings.
  • [APP-437] * Fixed Driver > Driver handler settings > Wait for I/O thread to end menu item not updated.
  • [APP-435] - Removed Battery saver suggestion on application start up.
  • [APP-428] * Fixed driver protocol mismatch errors not shown in apps.
  • [APP-419] * Do not show an aeDecryptOutBufferFailed warning to the user anymore. This error was sometimes presented after computer wake up from sleep.
  • [DRV-217] + Improved security on installed Magic Utilities drivers.
  • [WEB-044] + Added AliPay payment method for Chinese customers.

Keyboard

  • [APP-433] + Added new macOS modifier preset (and renamed "Apple" preset to "Magic Keyboard").
  • [APP-429] * Added help on how to configure the 106/109 key hardware layout in Japanese Microsoft IME so special characters with shift work properly, more help here.

Mouse + Trackpad

  • [DRV-220] * Fixed wrong (too sensitive) back/forward swipes (1 finger for mouse, 2 fingers for trackpad).
  • [DRV-219] * Fixed scroll bouncing when resting the fingers while in scroll mode.
  • [APP-427] * Fixed multi-touch not working in some cases after computer wake up.
  • [APP-430] + Added warning if Lenovo ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II is installed on a laptop. The laptops internal touchpad might not work properly if both software are installed.
  • [APP-425] * Improved incompatible Gigabyte AORUS Engine software detection and instructions.

Mouse

  • [APP-439] * Fixed Touch settings config dialog crashed on hidpi screens.
  • [DRV-210] + Added new option No scrolling on mouse movement. If enabled this disables scrolling while the mouse is moved to avoid accidental scrolling.
  • [DRV-136] + Added new selector Fingers: Scroll with 1 / 2 / 1 or 2 fingers, default is "Scroll with 1 or 2 fingers".

Trackpad

  • [DRV-218] * Fixed multi-touch not working on USB connections with USB hub which is stressed or has errors, more details here.
  • [APP-426] + Added Open start menu to 4 finger tap options.

This is the same as version 3.1.2.4 with a major bugfix for all Magic Utilities apps.

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MagicUtilities-Setup-3.1.2.6-Win10.exeWindows 10+11Download mirror3.1.2.625 Feb 2022

All applications

  • [APP-434] * Fixed license expiry when the time zone was changed. Apologies to all users who have been affected!

This is mainly a maintenance release for the Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad apps.

Keyboard

  • [DRV-215] + Added fn to the modifiers of the large Magic Keyboards with Numeric Keypad.

Mouse + Trackpad

  • [APP-423] * Fixed wrong device and icon color after restart of the app.

Trackpad

  • [DRV-216] * Fixed dragging speed after double-tap drag a 2nd finger was placed.

This is a maintenance release for the Magic Trackpad only.

Trackpad

  • [APP-417] * Fixed Reinstall device driver for Magic Trackpad.

Quick summary: Important changes since version 3.1.0.4:

Since the last stable release we added lots a new features across all devices.

All applications

  • Fixed random silent app crashing on Windows 11.
  • Added new Battery saver options to suspend a device automatically on power events or on demand by the user, more details here.
  • Added View > Advanced config settings which is now the global switch for any advanced setting.
  • Improved false-positives with some protection tools which slightly increased the startup time of the applications. Therefore by default a splash screen is shown.

Keyboard

  • Added configurable Japanese input keys on Japanese keyboards, more details here.
  • Added Win+PrintScr and Alt+Win+PrintScr to small keyboards, more details here.
  • Added full support for all 3 new Magic Keyboards with (and without) Touch ID.
  • Made the  Eject/ Lock/Touch ID keys of the small keyboards configurable as del(ete) key or Windows Lock.
  • The Eject/Touch ID keys of the large keyboards act now as Windows Lock if not used as fn key.
  • Added support to launch Microsoft Store applications.
  • Added option Settings > NumLock on app start to turn on NumLock automatically on application start.

Mouse

  • Added Live touches visualization on mouse surface.
  • Added Touch settings dialog to visually adjust some of the "Advanced touch settings", more details here.

Trackpad

  • Added 1 finger Double tap to drag gesture.
  • Added Ignore touches option to the bottom buttons config menu, more details here.
  • Added Drag lock with various modes, more details here.
  • Added config option for a 2 finger Ignore click.
  • Added new option to 3 finger dragging: Primary + secondary click.
  • Added Live touches visualization on trackpad surface.
  • Added configurable 4 finger tap for various Windows 10+11 actions..

This is mainly a maintenance release for Windows 11.

All applications

  • [APP-375] * Fixed silent app crashes on Windows 11 reported by a few users. If you still get silent app crashes, please contact us.
  • [APP-415] * Slightly smaller icons on high DPI displays.
  • [APP-412] * Fixed menu item: Settings > Settings storage > Storage in INI files was not selected.
  • [APP-410] + Added new option Driver > Driver handler settings > Wait for I/O thread to terminate to let the device I/O thread terminate independently of the application thread to prevent high CPU usage on computer wakeup in rare cases. Default is now off. This was always on before this release.
  • [APP-413] * Updated application development tools.
  • [APP-409] + Added order number and filename to license import dialogs.
  • [APP-336] + Added more user help in case a license expires too early.

Keyboard

  • [APP-411] + Added support to launch Microsoft Store apps on F16 - F19 via .lnk files.

Trackpad

  • [DRV-211] * Fixed unintended middle click when clicking with 3 fingers.

This is maintenance release which adds more error logging in the debug version.

All applications

  • [APP-410] + Added check to detect app hanging in full load loop. The app will show an error dialog and terminate.
  • [APP-375] * Added more error logging for debug version to detect Windows 11 app crashes.

Keyboard

  • [APP-402] * Fixed settings issue with automatic NumLock on app start.

This is another Windows 11 maintenance release for Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad.

Mouse + Trackpad

  • [APP-404] * Fixed swipe up/down to Cycle Task View | Normal | Desktop View on Windows 11.

This is a minor maintenance release for the Magic Trackpad and Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad.

Trackpad + Keyboard

  • [APP-403] + Made 4 finger tap configurable for various Windows 10+11 actions.
  • [APP-402] + Added option Settings > NumLock on app start to turn on NumLock automatically on application start. Fixed NumLock off warning for the new 2021 keyboards.