Is there any product that you can buy that can be overlaid on the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar to simulate physical keys and hide the actual Touch Bar?

i.e, you'd configure the keyboard settings to use traditional non-changing function keys, and then you'd stick some sort of physical button strip on top, and it would function like a traditional Mac Book Pro.


I'm looking for the exact same thing but I haven't really found anything. What I thought of was maybe to get a few mobile phone game controllers that you stick on the screen like this:

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But you probably can't close your MBP with those buttons attached so you'd need to remove them/set them up all the time. I do wish someone makes a control strip version of that.

PS Here's a link to the game controller: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AROMN8G


This might be a not so useful answer, but why do you want that instead of just clicking the touch bar?

If it's because of the extremely not-useful layout, I've found that BetterTouchTool resolves that task pretty nicely

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    A lot of people use the esc and F keys quite often; it's much more convenient not to look down on the control strip when pressing these keys. Also, since the control strip is touch sensitive, not pressure sensitive, you can't rest your finger on it while waiting to press it but you can do that on a physical key. It's actually for that reason that I'm considering to stick with the mid-2015 one. But the specs are so much better on the touch one T_T – dork Sep 7 '18 at 19:49

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