USB Programmable Keyboard

jryantechjryantech Member Posts: 623
I know there are keyboards that are USB that have keys that can be programmed but can they do something like play an MP3 file at the press of a button?

So like you press a button on your keyboard and it plays an MP3 file on your computer?

Preferably one that will work for a Mac OS.
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  • AhriakinAhriakin SupremeNetworkOverlord Member Posts: 1,800 ■■■■■■■■□□
    You'd have more luck trying to setup hotkeys for your media player, most support them. I'm not sure about Mac support but for example Logitech keyboards generally have a lot of media keys that you can assign to things like launching your player, then use the hotkeys for control afterwards.
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  • tierstentiersten Member Posts: 4,505
    What Ahriakin said. You need to have something waiting for the keypress. The keyboard isn't going to do it by itself.
  • JDMurrayJDMurray MSIT InfoSec, CISSP, SSCP, GSEC, EnCE, C|EH, CySA+, PenTest+, CASP+, Security+ Surf City, USAAdmin Posts: 11,958 Admin
    You need to load the software for your programmable keyboard before you can program its keys. You can find the software on the keyboard's product page at the vendor's Web site.
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