myPoint

My Point at my Screen!

myPoint Pro combines six tools in one: Crosshair, Grille, Coordinates, Mouse Halo, Mouse Locator and Heavy Shade.
All tools are customizable: hotkeys, color, opacity, size, thickness, offset.
myPoint will show its information above all other windows and applications, even when another application is active or in full screen.
Crosshair displays two thin lines across the mouse position.
  • Visible on all monitors or only on the monitor with mouse pointer.
  • Customizable performance, gauge, color, transparency, offset from mouse.
  • Hotkey to toggle the tool.
Grille displays grille by horizontal and vertical lines.
  • Visible on all or mouse monitor.
  • Two modes: Follow mouse and Pin.
  • Customizable gauge, aperture, color, transparency, offset from mouse.
  • Hotkeys to change aperture size.
  • Hotkey to toggle the tool.
  • Hotkey to construct the grille from specified bands number, aka Rule of Thirds.
Coordinates display information about current mouse position in menu bar extras and in a flying panel.
  • Five origin points to calculate cursor position: left top, left bottom, right bottom, right top and custom.
  • Set custom origin by a hotkey.
  • Move mouse cursor to the origin point by a hotkey.
  • Input panel to set precisely mouse position.
  • Copy current coordinates to the clipboard.
  • Display coordinates in X : Y or Y : X format.
  • Customizable colors, size, transparency, behavior.
  • Hotkeys to toggle and handle the tool.
Heavy Shade allows you to adjust the brightness of your monitors.
The tool doesn't fiddle with the monitor settings - it places translucent layers on top of your desktop and other applications.
  • Dim all monitors with common shade.
  • Additional per screen shade for up to eight monitors.
  • Shade level and color.
  • Not limited shade level: up to 100%.
  • Safety timeout: a total shading above 90% is treated as heavy and will be decreased after the timeout elapsed.
  • Change the shade level without leaving the active application - via hotkeys or from a menu in menu bar extras.
  • Dim other screens at 100% black except the mouse screen.
  • Eye care: the shade will fade in and fade out in a specified timeout.
  • Shade assistant will track active applications and will toggle the shade automatically depending on user preferences.
  • Customizable levels, colors, timeouts.
  • Hotkeys to toggle and handle the tool.
Mouse Locator reveals the mouse position with a gently animated or static ring.
  • Activation:
    • Hotkey combination.
    • Single modifier key.
    • Mouse gesture.
    • Mouse movement between screens.
    • Mouse movement after a period of inactivity.
  • Deactivation:
    • At the end of the animation.
    • At the end of the display period.
    • On mouse click.
    • By hotkey or modifier key.
  • Customization:
    • Colors and opacity.
    • Size and thickness.
    • Animated or static.
    • Animation speed and repetition.
    • Momentary or permanent.
  • The module can be disabled.
Mouse Halo is an image permanently shown around the mouse cursor. The classic halo is a ring surrounding the cursor. However any image can be used as a halo source. Even more the image can be positioned aside of the cursor. A free online halo gallery is accessible from myPoint panel - an easy way to import new halos. The user can create its own halos too.
  • Activation:
    • Hotkey to toggle current halo.
    • Hotkey to show the next halo from the predefined halo set.
  • Customization:
    • Size and opacity.
    • Rotation speed and direction.
    • Offset from mouse position.
    • Flip, shrink or cut the image.
  • Organize preferred halos in so called halo set.
  • Preinstalled halo pack.
  • Free online halo gallery.
  • Unlimited user created halos.
  • The module can be disabled.
General features:
  • Tools are visible in full screen on all monitors.
  • Customizable hotkeys to handle tools.
  • Hotkey to show or hide application menu in menu bar extras.
  • Can start automatically at user login.
  • Common myPoint panel for all settings.
  • Supports multiple users, screens and desktops.
  • myPoint can be disabled - the easiest way to stop all tools and free their computing resources.
  • Built on Apple's security paradigm sandboxing - reducing the threat of rogue code and malicious software.
Notes:
  • When myPoint is running, no icon is shown in the Dock. The basic control is through a menu in menu bar extras.
  • myPoint neither changes the shape of mouse pointer nor hides it.
What's new in version 1.21:
Improved Shade assistant: predefined or autocomplete applications list.
Ability to enable or disable on screen messages about shade hotkeys.
What's new in version 1.19:
Usability improvements:
  • Hotkeys can be disabled.
  • Ability to open myPoint panel at mouse screen.
  • myPoint icon (in menu bar extras) respects app enabled state.
  • Improvements in myPoint menu.
  • “Restore defaults” buttons preserve hotkey values.
  • The shade assistant respects “Dim others” mode.
  • Improved safety notifications.
  • Other small changes.
What's new in version 1.17:
New shade feature: dim other screens at 100%.
Tune up myPoint menu.
What's new in version 1.15:
Per screen shade for up to eight monitors.
Fixed shade behavior after adding new monitor.
Reduce memory usage in crosshair and grille modules.
Fixed mouse locator activation.
What's new in version 1.13:
New features in crosshair module.
New features in grille module.
Fixes in coordinates module.
Fixes in halo animation.
Shade assistant is disabled by default.
What's new in version 1.11:
Fixed crosshair and grille on OS X 10.9 with multi-monitors.
What's new in version 1.9:
Fixed shade on OS X Mavericks with multi-monitors.
Shade target mechanism changed.
What's new in version 1.7:
Shade assistant:
  • It will track active applications and will toggle the shade automatically depending on user preferences.
Eye care mode:
  • The shade will fade in and fade out in a specified timeout.
Improvements in:
  • User Interface;
  • Hotkey editor control;
  • Halo module.
What's new in version 1.5:
Mouse locator:
  • More settings.
  • Animated or static locator.
  • Momentary or permanent locator.
  • Activate when mouse is crossing between screens.
  • Activate on mouse move after a period of inactivity.
  • Close on mouse click.
New mouse halo module:
  • Free online halo gallery.
  • Preinstalled halo pack.
  • Hotkey to toggle halo visibility.
  • Select preferred halos in so called halo set.
  • Hotkey to show next halo from the predefined halo set.
  • Custom halos.

Requirements

Mac OS X Lion or later

myPoint supports

Mac OS X Mavericks
Mountain Lion and Lion
with multi-displays
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