I have about over 100 keyboard shortcuts for my mac, and I want to transfer all those shortcuts to my second computer. Is there a way to do this easily?


The best bet is to change some shortcuts while observing the content of your Preferences folder sorted by modification date.

In my system (10.7.5 Lion) the relevant files are com.apple.symbolichotkeys.plist, com.apple.universalaccess.plist and pbs.plist as well as probably somehow related plists like com.apple.systempreferences.plist/com.apple.ServicesMenu.Services.plist.

If both of your Macs have the same system/apps installed simply copy the files you found.

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Unless this is included in a Time Machine backup (in which case you could restore it with Migration Assistant), then not easily.

See this answer and this answer.

The shortcuts that can be set in System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts > Application Shortcuts are stored in ~/Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences.plist and the property lists of applications (like ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.iTunes.plist or ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.chess/Data/Library/Preferences/com.apple.chess.plist).

The shortcuts for services are stored in ~/Library/Preferences/pbs.plist.

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