TouchSwitcher

Switch between apps with just the Touch Bar

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#4 Product of the DayNovember 29, 2016
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Reviews

  • André
    AndréUX/UI Enthusiast | in ❤️ w/ innovation
    Pros: 

    Original idea

    Cons: 

    CMD + Tab is way faster

    Sadly, even if I tried the app for a week, I couldn't change my habit of "CMD + tab". So much faster.

    I'm sure some people will like the app. But not me sorry ! 😐

    André has used this product for one week.
  • Jordan Clifton
    Jordan CliftonProduct Lover
    Pros: 

    Adds that touch you felt the bar was lacking

    Cons: 

    none so far

    Can't wait to see more features.

    Jordan Clifton has used this product for one week.

Discussion

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Juan Buis
Juan Buis@juanbuis · internet words
possibly the first useful touch bar app
Maxim Ananov
Maxim AnanovMaker@pointum · Distraction Dimmer • HazeOver.com
@juanbuis ironically I don't have the Touch Bar and I've developed a "touch bar envy" of sorts while working on this app. The beauty of it is that it's contextual and all software. Developer apps and Apple updates will make it essential.
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
@juanbuis I dunno, Juan. Touch Bar Nyancat is ammmmmazing.
Juan Buis
Juan Buis@juanbuis · internet words
@rrhoover brb buying mbp
Niv Dror
Niv DrorHunterHiring@nivo0o0 · VC at Shrug Capital
Love the demo video. Class. 👌
Maxim Ananov
Maxim AnanovMaker@pointum · Distraction Dimmer • HazeOver.com
@nivo0o0 Thank you. Wish I could get rid of the mouse pointer in the video. Looks stupid in the Touch Bar.
Niv Dror
Niv DrorHunterHiring@nivo0o0 · VC at Shrug Capital
I also made GIF 😎
Cem Kozinoglu
Cem Kozinoglu@cemkozinoglu · Director of Mobile @Giphy
@pointum @nivo0o0 check this one out https://itunes.apple.com/app/upo... -- at least you can turn your pointer into a circle, similar to the click representations in the xCode Simulator. Still not the best solution but probably a good option to keep in mind.
Dmitry Kaigorodov
Dmitry Kaigorodov@kuolldev · ceo/founder, www.kuoll.com
@nivo0o0 GIF on the preview is awesome, make you catch the idea in seconds .. and makes you buy mbp.
Joshua Pinter
Joshua Pinter@joshuapinter · Product at CNTRAL. Maker of ntwrk.
@pointum @nivo0o0 I use ScreenFlow for demos and it allows you to change your cursor to a circle that change gradient to show clicks. You can see what I mean at www.ntwrkapp.com
Maxim Ananov
Maxim AnanovMaker@pointum · Distraction Dimmer • HazeOver.com
Hi, fellow hunters! This little thingy adds app switching as a new system-wide button to the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. I know, I know – there’s Command+Tab and Dock and Spotlight and Mission Control and good old pixel hunting. What’s different about this app is that for the first time on Mac it lets you pick an app by tapping it directly. Tap - show the app list, tap - pick the app. The most recent apps are right next to the button. Switching to a particular app with Command-Tab would require additional presses or moving a hand to the trackpad. Don’t forget – Touch Bar is basically a part of the keyboard and it’s right below the screen. It would not hurt to glance an inch below the Dock, I promise. I don’t mean to convert hardcore keyboard gurus, but still give it a try. At the very least it’s a fun novelty.
Kirk McElhearn
Kirk McElhearn@mcelhearn · I write about stuff
@pointum Who puts the Dock at the bottom of the screen? :-)
Maxim Ananov
Maxim AnanovMaker@pointum · Distraction Dimmer • HazeOver.com
@mcelhearn not me! 🙈 But it's the default.
Christopher G
Christopher G@galtenberg
@pointum It's fantastic. Really. Done very thoughtfully. Thank you for building it!
Sam Cambridge
Sam Cambridge@samcambridge · Senior Developer @ Quuu.co
I've had this installed for approx 45 mins and its already leveled up my touchbar. (I'm actually using it for something other than volume)
James Futhey
James Futhey@futhey · Product Design Consultant
This is the first moment I wanted the touchbar. Nice!