Ryan Hanson

Hi! I'm Ryan and I like to make elegant optimizations for macOS.


Use spatial memory to put your desired app in focus more quickly.


Become an instant keyboard power user with the ability to search & click text anywhere on screen. Comes with built-in hyperkey and remapping presets.


Easily add trackpad and Magic Mouse gestures to your mac, and customize what they do. Pick from a large range of gestures and actions like middle clicking, executing keyboard shortcuts, moving your windows, and much more.


The new standard in window management for macOS. Free and open source.

Rectangle Pro

(Formerly Hookshot) Snap windows faster in this featureful Rectangle superset. Toss windows in the right places with cursor movement, move multiple windows with one command, create custom shortcuts, and more.


Sometimes all you need is the missing middle click for your Apple trackpad or Magic Mouse.


Give yourself an extra modifier key for all your keyboard shortcuts in this simple, one purpose app.


Fix overly sensitive scrolling on certain apps with the Magic Mouse, or scroll with just one trackpad touch.


Demo your keyboard shortcuts using this easy and delicious keystroke viewer.

Space Capsule

Organize your macOS Spaces in a grid for quicker access.


Quickly work with file paths in a handy bar.


Take a shortcut to your files, local or in the cloud, in this lightweight file browser that's packed with macOS integration.


Match what you type and click it

Despite having built apps centered around doing things faster with multi-touch input and cursor movement, I still find myself in scenarios where taking my hand off the keyboard slows me down. Enter Superkey.

Demo your shortcut keys on macOS

To properly demo my apps, I need to communicate keyboard shortcuts, and a while back the only player in that game was the free, open source Keycastr. Unfortunately, Keycastr didn’t nail the visuals for me.

A new take on cmd+tab & dock in macOS

When it comes to switching applications, there is no shortage of options to get the one you want in front of you. Before creating Rectangle Pro, I would have never thought about trying to add another solution to the mix.

Hyper key in macOS

With the ubiquity of window manager applications in macOS, it is surprisingly easy to run out of good, unique keyboard shortcuts that do not interfere with other applications.

Custom window dimension shortcuts

One of the most common requests I have received for Rectangle is the addition of shortcuts for more window dimensions that are not currently in the app.

Why switch from Spectacle to Rectangle

In every single post I’ve seen where someone asks which apps they should install on their new mac, one of the first suggestions is a window manager.

One finger trackpad scrolling on macOS

A while back, I created a free app called Scroll to allow users to scroll with just one finger on an Apple trackpad.

Disable horizontal scroll on the Magic Mouse

The Magic Mouse is awesome, but some apps are overly sensitive to its horizontal scroll. My latest iteration of the Scroll app aims to solve this problem in a simple way.

A shortcut to my files in macOS

Maybe I’m weird, but I‘ve never been that excited about the first party apps for Google Drive and Dropbox because I like to keep my cloud drives in the cloud and separate from my local drives.

Recording keystrokes or pasting text in the Multitouch app

Sometimes you have tedious tasks that require you to just input the same text in a ton of different places, and copy paste just isn’t enough.

Middle click on macOS in 2022

The Magic Trackpad and Magic Mouse are truly amazing devices, but there’s one thing that is just missing: the middle click.

A new take on macOS window management

The perfectly balanced window manager: my new app called Hookshot.

Going without a 3rd party window manager in macOS

It's easier to go with Rectangle, but here's how to go without it