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Mouse gestures in XP/Vista?

by robstak / January 24, 2008 11:25 AM PST

However lame or awesome you think the MBA is, I think everyone agrees that the multitouch trackpad is awesome. Even without multitouch, it'd be cool to have mouse gestures in windows.

Unfortunately, my first two attempts at finding a program have turned up nothing!

Does anyone know of a proggie out there that'll do that in vista???

-dr. karl

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I don't think that there's one of these yet
by rafacst / January 24, 2008 2:48 PM PST

And since it is a Apple-patented technology, the last thing they'll do is to put it on Vista or any Windows version.

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Bill Gates
by Nicholas Buenk / January 26, 2008 9:25 PM PST

Has been talking about gestures lately....

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StrokeIt works on XP
by ibirdy / July 18, 2008 11:09 AM PDT
In reply to: Bill Gates

There is a great mouse gesture program for XP.
It's called or StrokeIt. It's free (donationware).

It's totally awesome and highly configurable.
It works geat with XP but I just tried it on Vista and it more or less completely fails to work.

Dang, my old PC croaked and my new one is running Vista. That's why I came across your posts. I'm looking for something that works with Vista. It's unbeleivable to me that there isn't something out there. It's one of the most massivly useful apps I've ever used...

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Me too!
by _sorrow_ / July 22, 2008 3:14 PM PDT
In reply to: StrokeIt works on XP

Just got Vista installed yesterday and StrokeIt is one of the first programs I install whenever I format my drive. Sadly, what you said is true: it just doesn't work in Vista.

Hopefully someone else knows of a good application..?

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Same problem!
by _sorrow_ / July 22, 2008 3:16 PM PDT
In reply to: StrokeIt works on XP

StrokeIt has always been one of the first programs that I install whenever I format my computer. Sadly yesterday I installed Vista for the first time and found out exactly what you're talking about: it just doesn't work in Vista.

I found this thread via a google search for Vista mouse gestures... hopefully someone knows about a good application & posts about it!

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Found One!
by onggaroo / January 24, 2009 4:57 PM PST

I know this thread is old but just in case anyone wants to know. I found this by googling.

It's called gMote and you can get it from:

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(NT) hey thanks
by robstak / January 26, 2009 7:02 AM PST
In reply to: Found One!
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