Free utility FlagSwitcher solve the issue with erroneous switching of keyboard layout on Mac

How many times have you had to erase the text and type the phrase because of a wrong keyboard layout? The problem is familiar to many. One may envy those who do on the keyboard each key only one letter, but it will not help. There are many applications that help to reduce the frequency of such unpleasant cases. The most popular of them is Punto Switcher. It allows you to automatically or manually correct the layout of the typed text. But today we will tell about the program that helps prevent printing on the wrong layout before text input. It is called FlagSwitcher.

FlagSwitcher displays the current language indicator in the center of the screen at the moment of change the layout. This means that the indicator is in the wrong place of the screen where the user is looking at the moment. The flag is translucent and does not interfere with typing.

This is the traditional algorithm of actions when typing:

  • Put the cursor on the text field.
  • Click on the text field.
  • Think about the current layout;
  • Look at the layout indicator in the main menu.
  • To change the layout to another, if necessary;
  • Start typing the text.
  • But the algorithm of actions of those who use FlagSwitcher:

  • To change the layout;
  • If I saw the wrong flag, click the shortcut again.
  • Click on the text box and start typing.
  • The flag is shown only when you manually switch layouts but when the layout is switched automatically when the focus is on another application. For example, you can’t go wrong with the layout when you switch to the browser and typed the site address. It is very convenient.

    App FlagSwitcher created by Russian developer and is available for download absolutely free.

    Clifton Nichols

    Clifton Nichols

    Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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