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Ultimate Remote Control

Versatile and Limitless Application Support

  • Use the Apple Remote on any Mac
    • Any Mac with Built-in IR Receiver (2005+)
    • Any Mac with USB and a supported external receiver
  • Supports external USB IR Receivers
    • Manta Mini IR Receiver
    • Manta TR1 IR Transceiver
    • WMC/MCE (eHome) 2005 IR Receivers
    • Keyspan DMR or Express Receivers (UIA-11 series)
  • Comes with default profiles/settings for over 100 applications
  • Unlimited application support — use with any applications you choose
  • New application profiles take seconds to create
  • Simply click to add or remove profiles
  • Import and Export profiles to share with others on the internet
  • Supports completely unique button settings per application
  • Just point, click and pick options from Mira's action menu
  • Application profiles all displayed with their current icons
  • More default profiles and special features being added right now
  • No extra files, scripts, modules, plug-ins or SDKs needed!

People & System Friendly

  • Easy to use, clean and intuitive interface design
  • Multiple language interface
    • flag icon Danish
    • flag icon Dutch
    • flag icon English
    • flag icon French
    • flag icon German
    • flag icon Italian
    • flag icon Japanese
    • flag icon Norwegian
    • flag icon Portuguese
    • flag icon Brazilian Portuguese
    • flag icon Russian
    • flag icon Spanish
    • flag icon Swedish
  • The Mira UI installs as a standard System Preference Pane
  • Easily Disable/Enable any Profile or Mira altogether with one click
  • Hide/Show missing applications (ones not installed)
  • Automatic activation of the profile for the current application
  • Default profile/settings for applications without their own
  • Point and click on-screen buttons to change settings
  • Click the on-screen Apple Remote directly
  • Any default setting can be easily changed
  • Built-in Help Tags and full-featured Help Book
  • Simple & clean installation uses standard Apple Installer
  • Supports multi-user systems and Fast User Switching
    • Each user can have their own settings
  • Low battery visual notification (see the screenshots)
  • Turn On/Off action testing while the Mira UI is active

Unlimited Button Creativity in your Hands

  • Keystrokes that all applications understand
    • Send keyboard commands to the current application
    • Send keyboard commands to any background application!
    • Built-in lists of common keyboard shortcuts
    • Create your own custom keystrokes, with unique descriptions
    • Enable/Disable repeating for any keystroke action
    • Supports the current system repeat rate and delay
    • Smooth repeating or "Key Tapping" option
  • System Keys & Actions
    • Page scrolling — mouse wheel simulation
    • Screen Brightness control on supported Macs
    • Exposé and Dashboard control, regardless of keyboard shortcut settings
    • Sleep (with visual feedback), Restart & Shut Down
    • Power Button / Power Menu
    • Eject key
  • System Volume control — with bezel feedback
  • DuoPress Actions — Multiple actions with a single button
    • Base set of actions for Short and Long-Press of buttons for any profile
    • Actions for background control of iTunes
    • Application-specific sets of additional DuoPress Actions
      • Supports different action for Short and Long button press
      • Supports different action depending on application state
        (e.g. DVD Player menu vs. playback)
  • Mira Launch Menu — Single-button access to favorite applications
    • Large attractive graphical menu floats on your desktop
    • Rendered in the same style as Mac OS Application Switcher
    • Controlled directly with the Apple Remote (also supports the keyboard)
    • Choose a vertical or horizontal menu layout
    • Choose how many items appear at one time on screen
      • Contents scroll to show extra items
      • Graphics scale perfectly to fit onto desktop
    • Always available with Long-Press of Menu button —
      a completely different action can be used for Short-Press
    • You can pick any type of file supported by Mac OS to launch
    • Uses current item/file icons, which can be changed from the Finder
  • Open/Launch Specific Item
    • Pick any program/file & Launch Services takes care of the rest
    • Special AppleScript support
      • Runs AppleScript natively and transparently
      • No need to launch external handlers or editors
      • Create your own custom scripts for unlimited possibilities
    • Open URLs in their default applications
      • http: web addresses
      • mailto: email addresses
      • ftp: addresses and more...
  • Application Switcher
    • Open and control the standard Mac OS app switcher
    • Quickly switch from one running application to another
    • Quit applications with the Down/Minus (-) button
  • Global Action
    • Used as a pass-through to the Global profile
    • Performs the same action without having to set it up multiple times
  • No Action
    • Performs no action, effectively disabling a button
    • Can be used to simplify the remote or prevent unwanted interaction

Preserves all Original Apple Remote Functionality

  • Pair feature — links your Mac to a single remote
  • Visual Feedback/Bezels for Sleep, Pairing & Low Battery notification
  • Enable/Disable the IR Receiver
  • Default Sleep on Long-Press of Play button
  • Full default iTunes support
  • Full Front Row support on older OS releases
  • All original applications supported by included profiles

Version History


  • MacOS 10.7 to 10.14
  • Available USB port
  • Apple Remote
  • IR Receiver*

*Supported Receivers

Made for Mac OS | Universal

Includes Default Settings for:

  • Youtube
  • Netflix
  • Plex
  • Kodi / XBMC
  • Boxee
  • Hulu
  • VLC Media Player
  • MPlayer
  • MPV
  • Sling Player
  • DVD Player
  • Mac Blu-Ray Player
  • AlchemyTV
  • EvolutionTV
  • QuickTime Player
  • iTunes
  • Vox
  • Fidelia
  • Spotify
  • Rdio
  • Sonos Desktop
  • AirFoil
  • netTunes
  • Reason
  • iPhoto
  • Xee Image Viewer
  • Preview
  • GraphicConverter
  • Photo Booth
  • Capture One
  • Keynote
  • PowerPoint
  • Prezi
  • NeoOffice
  • Word
  • iBooks
  • Acrobat
  • Mail
  • Unison
  • NewsMac Pro
  • NetNewsWire
  • FlexTime
  • Delicious Library
  • Google Earth
  • Safari
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • OmniWeb
  • and many more...


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