What's SteerMouse?

SteerMouse is a utility that lets you freely customize buttons, wheels and cursor speed. Both USB and Bluetooth mice are supported.

(*) It does not support the Apple Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad.
(*) It may not support some special buttons.

24 Functions per Button & Chording Operations

You can assign a function to combinations of a button and modifier keys ( command shift option control ). In addition to it, you can assign a function to combinations of buttons. Your mouse will have unlimited potential.

Plenty of Useful Functions

Keyboard Shortcut

You can assign multiple shortcut keys. They are entered in order.


Includes some options, “Double Click”, “Click Lock” and so on. A letter key is available for these clicks. For example, a space key + click allows you to grab-scroll in Photoshop.


Scrolls vertically or horizontally. It has an option for hands-free scrolling.


You can select screen, pinch and shortcut zoom.

Application Switcher

Opens a window for switching applications. You can specify an application instead of opening it.

 Mission Control

Shows Mission Control. Includes some options, “Switch to Desktop”, “Move a Space” and etc.

System Control

Navigation Back/Forward, Look Up, Notification Center, Launchpad and etc.

Music Control

Play, Stop, Volume Control and etc.


Opens files and URLs.

Cursor Snapping

Moves the cursor to the default button, close button and so on. It has an option for auto-click.
You can configure your mouse for each application individually. It will maximize the use of your mouse in all applications.

Get the Ideal Cursor Movement

System Settings only allows adjustment for the Tracking Speed. SteerMouse allows adjustment of the Sensitivity on top of that. By adjusting both values, you can move the cursor just like you move your hand.

The Recommended Settings button shows a ranking of settings among users. You can find the ideal cursor movement easily by referring to popular settings.

Make Scroll Behavior Smoother

SteerMouse allows adjustment of the Acceleration and Sensitivity of the scroll speed. It will make scroll behavior smoother. “Auto Scroll” option allows you to hands-free scrolling. It also makes the ball on the trackball a scroll ball.

Snap the Cursor for Easy Operation

SteerMouse automatically moves the cursor to a specified destination, the default button, close button and so on. It has an option for returning the original location after the window is dismissed. You never lose the sight of the cursor location because of the animated cursor movement.

Qualities that Mouse Manufacturer's Driver don't have

Since its release in 2005, SteerMouse has attracted tens of thousands of users that regard it as a must-have software. SteerMouse has a high reputation for its stability and multi functionality, setting it apart from the manufacturers mouse drivers. SteerMouse is worth a try. Please try it!


Usage conditions

A new license fee is US$19.99. An upgrade license fee from ver 4 is US$12.99. You can try SteerMouse free for 30 days.

Licenses of SteerMouse 5 are lifetime. You do not need to pay a fee every month/year. We provide minor upgrades (for example 5.0 -> 5.1) for free, but major upgrades (for example 5.0 -> 6.0) will be charged for.

Upgrade from SteerMouse 4

Please double click to install. Your mouse settings are not carried over. If you would like to go back to SteerMouse 4, please uninstall SteerMouse 5 first, then install.

Note: SteerMouse 4 will never be updated any more. New OS support and bug fixes will be applied to SteerMouse 5.