Malte Weiß
HCI Research · Software Development

Windows Gestures (2004)

Windows Gestures is a lightweight gesture recognizer for Windows that allows users to start applications and execute system events via keyboard and mouse gestures. The recognizer detects holding, releasing, and tapping keys and mouse buttons as well as moving the mouse into one of eight directions. All gesture mapping are specified in a single text-based configuration files. The application is displayed in the tray.

The program was designed to have a small memory footprint and no performance consuming extra features.


Files Windows Gestures v1.0 (zip, 37.3 KB)


  • Target platform: Win 32
  • UITK: WinAPI using hook procedures
  • Programming language: C++ using Visual Studio 6.0
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