KeyCue - find, remember, and learn keyboard shortcuts

Did you know that the average macOS application has 40 to 80 menu shortcuts?

Menu shortcuts are supposed to provide quick access to frequently used menu commands. Honestly though, how many shortcut keys do you know by heart?

KeyCue cheat sheet

KeyCue helps you to use your macOS applications more effectively by displaying a concise table of all currently available menu shortcuts.

You no longer need to memorize and remember key combinations; just press the command key and KeyCue tells you what you want to know.

Over time, you will automatically remember frequently used shortcuts and start working more efficiently.

KeyCue gives you an instant overview of the overall functionality of any application, plus lets you automatically start working more efficiently by making use of menu shortcuts.

Besides that, KeyCue is your best friend when it comes to type emojis. It shows a table of all available emoji characters and lets you insert any emoji with a simple click.

You can find emoji characters by keyword or choose from the list of recently used emojis. Finding and typing your desired emoji has never been easier.

KeyCue cheat sheet

Words cannot describe the huge benefits KeyCue offers to you.

Get an impression how KeyCue can help you to use your macOS applications more effectively in only three minutes by watching our our product videos ...

tutorial movie

... and download a fully functional trial version.


KeyCue 9.10 and newer is fully compatible with macOS Big Sur, Catalina, and Mojave


If you are running on Catalina, Big Sur, or Monterey, we recommend KeyCue 9.10 for best experience.


Key Cue dark mode

KeyCue 9.10 is fully compatible with macOS Monterey, Big Sur, and Catalina, including Dark Mode (introduced with Mojave).

If you plan to upgrade to Big Sur, we strongly recommend that you upgrade KeyCue to version 9.10.

For more information, please see our compatibility page.

Features, Installation, Tips, Requirements


With version 9 the days are gone when KeyCue was a mere keyboard shortcut cheat sheet.


Visit the Features page for further details.


Get further tips on our Tips page


To install KeyCue, download it from our downloads page. KeyCue is distributed as a macOS disk image (DMG). Once you have mounted the disk image, simply double-click the KeyCue icon to install and launch KeyCue.

As long as you do not have a license key, KeyCue operates in trial mode.


See also the special topics covered on our Tips Pages:



  • KeyCue 9.10 requires OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or newer.
  • KeyCue 9.10 or newer is required for Big Sur (macOS 11) and macOS Monterey (12.0).
  • For further details, see our compatibility page.


The current version of KeyCue is available in English, German, and French.

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