You can work faster and more efficiently by using your keyboard instead of your mouse. HotKeyz is a keyboard utility that will boost your productivity and it is really great to use!
HotKeyz lets you easily create and maintain a categorized list of your hotkeys. Each hotkey, a key combination on your keyboard, will launch a command. You decide which commands go with which hotkeys. Some of these commands are internal HotKeyz commands and the rest are Windows commands. HotKeyz will help you to manage repetitive tasks on your PC with speed and minimal effort. Why is it faster? The conventional way to open a program on your PC is by pointing your mouse to the Window start button, clicking on the Start button, then you will click on All Programs, your eyes must first look and search for your program icon, then you must click on it and only then it will be the program be launched. Using your mouse like this takes time. With a hotkey you simply press the key combination you have defined for your program and HotKeyz will launch it immediately!
The following commands are available at your finger tips: execute files / folders / programs, open a calendar, change case of selected text, start a countdown timer that can shutdown your PC, with minimal keystrokes execute any shortcut or file with keystroke launching, login to websites / programs, macro recording and playback, execute multiple commands with only one hotkey, paste text or the current date / time into any control, remap your keyboard, show / hide HotKeyz, open any Control Panel item, show / hide your desktop icons or your taskbar, open my computer / recycle bin, empty your recycle bin without opening it, close / maximize / minimize / hide / unhide / set stay on top any program window, compose a new e-mail even if your email program is closed, dialup connect / disconnect, launch any website in internet explorer / firefox, lock your workstation, switch your monitor off, start your screensaver, change your desktop wallpaper, open / close your cd / dvd drives, logoff / shutdown / power down / restart your PC, change your PC's volume up / down / mute, change the volume balance left / right, sound commands have an onscreen volume display.
To make things even easier you can categorize all your hotkeys. You can also preview and then print all your hotkeys to have a hard copy as a quick reference guide.
Scared you might press a hotkey that will shutdown your computer by mistake? HotKeyz will display a confirmation dialog where you can cancel the command or let it be executed.