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TorusDesktop

TorusDesktop is a software that enables advanced cursor wrapping on Mac OS X desktop: when the mouse pointer reaches a screen border, it reappears on the opposite edge after crossing an off-screen space. For more details, see:

Stéphane Huot, Olivier Chapuis and Pierre Dragicevic (2011) TorusDesktop: Pointing via the Backdoor is Sometimes Shorter. In CHI '11: Proceedings of the 29th international conference on Human factors in computing systems. ACM, pages 829-838. (google)

Download TorusDesktop

For Mac OS X Leopard or higher. Uncompress and launch the application file.

TorusDesktop_1.0.zip

Bugs and improvements:

  • [BUG] wrapping sometimes stop to work on Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Restart the application to make it work again.
  • Multiple screens configurations are not yet supported.