For instance when using Photoshop together with some other editing tool, when I switch between the apps I mistakenly do the gestures to zoom/pan on the wrong application, so I wonder whether there is a way to map different gestures like so:

If working on Photoshop then take a two finder swapping gesture (vertical scroll) as if it where a pinching gesture, otherwise take it as is. Also change the two finger drag gesture while clicking by the two finger drag without clicking.

I know it sounds convoluted but that's the kind of metal burden one has to deal when constantly switching between different editing software.

  • Have you tried BetterTouchTool? I think that's 'the standard' for doing what you're looking for. – fsb Sep 14 '16 at 18:13
  • @fbara, I haven't used it yet, thanks for pointing out, I'll give it a try. – rraallvv Sep 14 '16 at 18:17
  • If it works for you, respond back here and let us know. I'll add it as the answer for you to accept. – fsb Sep 14 '16 at 18:28
  • @fbara, unfortunately it doesn’t work for the kind of gestures I’m describing. I guess what I need is a tool to continuously convert one kind of gesture into another while its being performed instead of after it's finished. – rraallvv Sep 14 '16 at 19:02
  • I've read, but don't have experience, about Karabiner which does custom mouse/trackpad events. It can't be set in Sierra yet but if you have an older OS it might work. – fsb Sep 14 '16 at 19:38

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