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Stop hunting for your mouse!

Simple Mouse Locator will show the right mouse position.
Computers with multiple high resolution displays present us with the "where is my mouse" problem. Simple Mouse Locator reveals the mouse position via a momentary or permanent locator.
The tool is highly customizable: geometry, transparency, animation speed, hotkeys, mouse gesture, events.
  • Activation:
    • Hotkey combination.
    • Single modifier key.
    • Mouse gesture.
    • Mouse crosses between screens.
    • Mouse hits screen borders.
    • Mouse moves after a period of inactivity.
  • Customization:
    • Colors and opacity.
    • Predefined sample colors.
    • Size and thickness.
    • Animated or static.
    • Animation speed and repetition.
    • Momentary or permanent.
  • General features:
    • Locator is visible on all monitors and in full screen.
    • Customizable hotkeys.
    • Application menu in menu bar extras can be shown or hidden.
    • Can start automatically at user login.
    • Common preferences panel for all settings.
    • Support multiple users, screens and desktops.
    • Built on Apple's security paradigm sandboxing - reducing the threat of rogue code and malware.
  • Notes:
    • We respect your privacy. Our apps do not collect or submit any data.
    • When the app is running, no icon is shown in the Dock. The control is through a menu in the menu bar extras.
    • Simple Mouse Locator neither changes the shape of the mouse pointer nor hides it.
    • Simple Mouse Locator is designed for maximum simplicity. If you prefer more features please consider myPoint Light.
    • By default, Mouse Locator is tuned as a momentary animated ring and can be shown or hidden by some events. More settings are available in Locator Center.
    • The app is built as a Universal Application, so it will run natively on both Intel and Apple Silicon computers.
    • If you have an inquiry or need help tuning up our app, please drop us a line at We will reply in 24 hours.
What's new in version 1.13:
Sample colors fixes.
VoiceOver fixes.
Fixes in display time settings.
Fixes in static ring performance.
Combined use of permanent and momentary locators.
Locator activation when mouse hits screen borders.
Simplified preferences.
Compliance with the last Apple Privacy Policy.
The mouse handling code does not require registration in the "Privacy Input Monitoring" list anymore.
Small fixes and optimizations.
Fixes in mouse tracking.
Fixes in preferences panel.
Optimized power consumption for longer battery life.
Accessibility improvements.
Ability to disable the locator automatically on single screen computers.
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