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One Key

Use the function keys for something functional

Do you miss being able to actually use the function keys on your keyboard to launch applications & open files with them? If so, One Key is for you. One Key is a simple, integrated and elegant solution for using the function keys on your keyboard to launch applications or files with a simple key press. One Key is integrated into the system as an OS X preference pane to stay out of your way. No fancy setup is required to get it working, unlike other hot key apps, One Key is one step simple.

One Key Screenshots

screenshot thumbnail Preference Pane

One Key is configured via a preference pane and is right at home on Mac OS X.
screenshot thumbnail All Items Window

Quickly look at what key you assigned to what file with One Keys All Items window; or simply use it as a launcher.

More Features

One Key allows you to use the function keys as hot keys to launch applications, run scripts or open files with a simple key press. It does this all without rendering the original commands of your function keys useless.

One Key is a Cocoa preference pane for simple customization without taking up valuable system resources.

Miscellaneous

View One Key's version history.

System requirements : Mac OS 10.5 or higher.