Type2Phone

Licence: Commercial with demo
Version 2.5 | Release Date: 2014-04-18 | Download

What's New in Version 2.5

- Enhancement: Added advanced preferences to tweak connection delay
- Enhancement: Added advanced preferences to tweak speed of generated keyboard input
- Bug fix: Type2Phone on occasion dropped characters typed while it was still connecting
- Bug fix: Sending text from AppleScript could fail if Type2Phone was inactive

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Version 2.4.1 | Release Date: 2014-04-05 | Download

What's New in Version 2.4.1

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- New feature: Open iOS Spotlight by pressing F6 on your keyboard
- Bug fix: This version restores compatibility with Mac OS X 10.6

Version 2.4 | Release Date: 2014-03-29 | Download

What's New in Version 2.4

Warning: This update breaks compatibility with Mac OS X 10.6. We are working to fix that.

- Added a compose window: prepare text to send to your iPhone / iPad
- Fixed connection problems with iOS 7.1
- Fixed problems with Page Up/Down, Home and End keys
- Updated documentation

Version 2.3 | Release Date: 2013-09-30 | Download

What's New in Version 2.3

- Compatibility fixes for iOS 7
- Adds the option to reconnect when brought to foreground
- Fixes a bug where accents could get sent twice

Version 2.2.3 | Release Date: 2013-09-09 | Download

What's New in Version 2.2.3

- Support for aText Typing Accelerator
- Option to hide on deactivate
- Type2Phone now reconnects on tying of any key. Not just text and numbers

Version 2.2.2 | Release Date: 2013-08-21 | Download

What's New in Version 2.2.2

- New feature: Support for Typinator
- Enhancement: Per-keyboard layout is now optional
- Bug fix: The caret character was not sent correctly for some keyboard layouts
- Bug fix: Special menu keyboard shortcuts were not activate upon launch
- Bug fix: The window size was not always restored correctly

Version 2.2 | Release Date: 2013-06-26 | Download

What's New in Version 2.2

- New feature: per-device settings
- New feature: per-device keyboard layouts
- Bug fix: in Type2Phone 2.1, the backspace key failed to work with Apple TV

Note: Please try disabling the "invert backspace and delete" option. You should not need it anymore.

Version 2.1 | Release Date: 2013-06-15 | Download
  • New feature: Customizable keyboard shortcuts to reconnect to known devices
  • New feature: Customizable keyboard shortcuts for items in the Special menu
  • New feature: Key Sequences in the Special menu: Forward Delete, Delete Word, …
  • New feature: Russian keyboard layout
  • New feature: French Canadian keyboard layout
  • New feature: Slovak and Slovak QWERTY keyboard layouts
  • New feature: Thai keyboard layout
  • New feature: Greek keyboard layout
  • Enhancement: Enhancements to existing keyboard layouts
Version 2.0.2 | Release Date: 2013-04-02 | Download
  • Support for TextExpander Mac. Expand text snippets to your iOS device
  • Support for "redo". Press command-shift-z
  • Fixed key repeat. Press and hold a key for the letter to repeat on your iOS device
Version 2.0.1 | Release Date: 2013-03-19 | Download
  • Adds support for the Czech QWERTY keyboard layout
  • Fixes a bug where Type2Phone would accept connections from peripherals
  • Fixes a bug which prevented dictation of "new line"
  • Help now includes pairing instructions for Apple TV
Version 2.0 | Release Date: 2013-03-04 | Download
  • Dictation. Type2Phone accepts input from Mac OS X Mountain Lion dictation
  • Added a regular text field as alternative to the "key slide" animation
  • Added support for the Czech keyboard layout
  • Added support for Turkish and Turkish QWERTY keyboard layouts
  • Added support for the Brazilian keyboard layout
  • Option to automatically reconnect on wake from sleep
  • Option to automatically reconnect on first key press
  • Option to disconnect when sent to background
  • Option to disconnect when idle for 5 minutes
  • Option to swap backspace and delete keys. Enable in preferences
  • Improved support for EMACS-style keyboard shortcuts. Enable in preferences
  • Vastly improved AppleScript support: automatically reconnect, send raw HID key codes, …
  • Remember window position between launches
  • Added menu item to clear displayed text
  • Added menu items to interact with VoiceOver on iOS
  • Bug fixes to existing "key slide" animation
  • Added gratuitous "key fly" animation
  • Improved Accessibility support
  • Implemented application sandboxing
Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2012-06-07 | Download

What's New in Version 1.5

- Added Polish keyboard layout
- Enhanced AppleScript support
- Fixes to copy-paste with non-latin keyboard layouts
- Fixes an issue where the delete key was not sent correctly

Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2012-03-12 | Download
  • Basic AppleScript support: reconnect, disconnect & send
  • Fixes consumer key menu items
  • Fixes an issue where the collapsed mode was not restored upon relaunch
Version 1.3.1 | Release Date: 2012-02-09 | Download
  • Improved handling of function keys to allow for press and hold
  • No longer forces the use of the discrete graphics card on newer MacBook Pros
  • Fixes an issue where Type2Phone may hang upon returning from fast user switching
Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2012-01-10 | Download

What's New in Version 1.3

- Added keyboard layouts: Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Danish
- Persistent display preferences
- Function keys (requires fresh pairing)
- Home and power button (requires fresh pairing)
- Option to reveal software keyboard