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PreFab Event Taps Testbench 1.0

PreFab Software releases Event Taps Testbench, a free utility for software developers


SUMMARY: PreFab Software releases Event Taps Testbench, a FREE developer utility for exploring Quartz event taps on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and newer. It is a Universal Binary. Download it at

NORTH ANDOVER, Massachusetts -- June 7, 2007 -- PreFab Software, Inc. and Bill Cheeseman today announced the release of version 1.0 of their new developer utility, PreFab Event Taps Testbench. Event Taps Testbench 1.0 is a Universal Binary that runs natively both on Power PC Macintosh computers and the new Intel Mac Pro, Mac mini, iMac, MacBook Pro and MacBook.

Event Taps Testbench 1.0 requires Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger or newer. It is a free utility for software developers. Use it to explore what your applications can do with Quartz Event Taps.

Event taps are Core Graphics objects that you install in the system to monitor and respond to user input to any application from a keyboard, mouse, scroll wheel or tablet pointer. Using Event Taps Testbench, configure and install as many event taps as you like, and monitor the user input events that trigger them in real time. In addition, configure how the event taps respond to user input, both by performing the example actions provided and by modifying user input before the events are posted to their targets.

Download this free developer utility now at

PreFab Software, Inc. has unmatched experience controlling the GUI via scripts, releasing PreFab Player in 1994 with continued sales and support today for Mac OS 9 and earlier. In 2003, PreFab entered the world of Mac OS X with PreFab UI Browser, a popular utility to support Apple's new GUI Scripting technology. PreFab UI Actions, implementing "universal attachability" for AppleScript, followed in 2004. Download fully-functional 30-day trial versions at UI Browser and UI Actions are based on Bill Cheeseman's Cocoa framework for working with Apple's Accessibility API. Event Taps Testbench is based on Bill Cheeseman's Cocoa framework for working with Apple's Quartz event taps.

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