AskKey Pro gives users easy and quick access to ASCII values, HTML notations, Mac key codes and Unicode symbols. Users have access to more than 2,000 Unicode symbols, which can be exported as graphics. Or edit Unicode symbols as styled text.
- Let AskKey Pro report the ASCII values corresponding to any consecutive number of characters you specify.
- Let AskKey Pro report the corresponding characters for ASCII values, each of which is separated by a comma.
- Let AskKey Pro report the HTML notations corresponding to any number of characters you specify.
- Explore a list of more than 2,000 Unicode symbols.
- Export Unicode symbols as graphics.
Entering a string of characters to find out their corresponding ASCII values at a time
AskKey Pro has exported corresponding ASCII values to the output field
Entering a string of ASCII values to find out their corresponding characters
AskKey Pro reports the corresponding characters for the ASCII values provided by the user
Marking the selected row of an HTML notation
Unmarking the selected row of an HTML notation
Exploring a vast world of Unicode symbols
Exporting the selected Unicode symbol along with a background image
A demo/trial version is available.
- Click on the button to download a demo/trial version of AskKey Pro for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6.
- Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.6 with Intel Mac only (~ ver. 2.1.0)
- Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 or 10.8 with Intel Mac only (2.1.1 ~)
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AskKey Pro is no longer available for sale.
2.3.2 to 2.3.5 (April 11, 2013)
- The Canvas window can now be expanded up to 2560 x 2560 pixels.
- The character size on the Inspector window can go up to 9999 points.
- The frame of the Symbols window is switched from Floating to Global Floating so that it won't disappear when another application is active.
2.3.1 to 2.3.2 (December 17, 2012)
- A typo is fixed on the Symbols list.
- The application is code-signed.
2.3.0 to 2.3.1 (August 23, 2012)
- Fix: A correction is made to the Unicode Currencies series. The label of Unicode 20AC is changed from '20AC' to 'Euro sign.'
- The application is compatible with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
2.2.0 to 2.3.0 (January 29, 2012)
- The Symbol list is updated. Its contextual menu allows the user to copy to the clipboard the ASCII value/HTML value or the character of the selected row. Moreover, a new edit field appearing at the top will display the character of the selected row.
- 'Slide to right' is now available with other windows besides Sym2.
- Some typos are corrected.
- Several other minor changes and fixes are done.
2.1.1 to 2.2.0 (October 17, 2011)
- Fix: The color button on the main window did not secure its position after the user resized the window.
- Fix: When the user clicks on Print under Sym2, the graphic canvas did not display the symbol at the size set by user default.
- Unused commands under File are removed.
- ASC, Chr, HTML, Sym1: A simple instruction is shown as text rather than as help tag.
- If the selected color is close to white (RGB=255,255,255), the application will automatically set it black (RGB=0,0,0).
- A dozen other minor changes are done.
2.1.0 to 2.1.1 (July 24, 2011)
- The application is now compatible with Mac OS X Lion.
- Change: Export to Preview is replaced by Export to Clipboard. Pursuing compatibility with Mac OS X Lion, the application is no longer able to send the Unicode symbol directly to Preview. Instead, the user can choose File > Export to Clipboard. And the user can paste the clipboard picture on a new document with other graphic applications including Adobe Fireworks (CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.1), Adobe Photoshop (CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.1). Click here for more information.
2.0.5 to 2.1.0 (June 5, 2011)
- Fix: The application converted the color values passed by ColorPicker to 24-bit values in a wrong manner.
- Preferences: Enable 'Symbols to follow,' and Symbols will follow it wherever you move the main window. The user can also toggle between 'follow' and 'not follow' by choosing Symbols > Symbols To Follow and Symbols To Not Follow.
- Preferences: Inside the box labeled Symbols under the Settings tab, the user can choose a default Symbols menu to select by default (None, ASCII, HTML).
- Preferences: The user can now choose the default text color, separate from the color used for printing a unicode.
- Fix: The way of converting 32-bit colors to 16-bit ones is corrected.
- Fix: The application remembers the last text color they've chosen. Closing the Color Picker window without selecting a color will no longer set the text color to black (#000000) but keep the last one.
- The user can now select the text color by clicking on the color button available at the bottom of the window.
- The user can now set the text size manually.
- Other several minor changes, fixes and improvements are made.
2.0.0 to 2.0.5 (June 3, 2011)
- Sym2: Enable 'Close after insertion,' or the window will remain open until the user clicks on the Close button.
- Sym2: The application remembers the last unicode field the user has explored and will automatically set the drop-down menu to it when the user opens Sym2 again.
- Sym2: The user can now run a search to find unicode symbols. Enter a key phrase (i.e., hand) to find matching unicode symbol labels.
- Several minor changes and improvements are made on Sym2.
1.6.0 to 2.0.0 (May 4, 2011)
- In order to maintain its stabilized performance, the application stores user's preferences settings in an encrypted database. We apologize to existing users, who must work on settings in Preferences once again.
- The application now remembers main window's resized dimensions.
- Unless the user wants it to in Preferences, the application does not clear the edit field of the main window whenever they click on a Toolbar button.
- Print: The user can now import PDF pictures as background images.
- Print: The user can now visually position of the unicode symbol.
- Preferences: The user can set their default text size under the Settings tab.
- Preferences: The user can set their default export folder under the Print tab.
- Preferences: The user can set their default font color under the Print tab.
- The application comes with a new 512 x 512 px icon.
- ASC and HTML: The comma has been used as a separator. If the input character is only one and is in fact the comma, then ASC and HTML show the corresponding code for the comma.
- Numerous other changes, fixes and improvements are made.
1.5.1 to 1.6.0 (December 2, 2010)
- Preferences: The user has an option of whether or not to check and see if there are any software updates available every time they launch the application.
- Preferences: The user has an option of whether or not to relaunch the application when closing Preferences.
- Preferences: Enable 'Show original key' to automatically enable 'Show original key' every time they open a tool.
- File and Ext are deprecated unless users still want them.
- The application remembers where the main window was last closed.
- System files are moved from Documents to Application Support. Users with a valid license must validate theirs again. We are sorry for the change.
- The Key tool is divided into Key A and Key M. The Key A tool is used to find out the corresponding ASCII value of the pressed key as it was with original Key tool. The Key M tool is used to find out the corresponding Mac keycode for the pressed key.
- Other numerous minor changes and fixes are made.
1.5.0 to 1.5.1 (December 20, 2009)
- Several minior fixes are rendered.
AskKey Pro is a product of MacHouse.