Take Advantage of MacBook Pro Touch Bar Support in TeamViewer 13

Esther Posts: 4,051 Former Community Manager
edited April 2023 in Blog

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MacBook Pro Touch Bar Support lets you take advantage of a more direct input style and workflow options in TeamViewer 13.

With their new MacBook Pro, Apple introduced a real novelty concerning notebook hardware design. Instead of the keyboard function keys F1 to F12, a distinctive (multi-) Touch Bar graces the top of the MacBook Pro’s keyboard.

Users can benefit from the Touch Bar by executing software-specific commands more directly. Working similar to keyboard shortcuts, but providing you with a visual representation of the respective function, the MacBook Pro Touch Bar can be used as a tool for faster workflows.

While the actual usage of the Touch Bar depends on personal preferences as well, its reachability paired with accessibility undeniably offer an intuitive way to quickly navigate through TeamViewer’s most used functions.

And the best part about it is that TeamViewer users will be able to take advantage of MacBook Pro Touch Bar Support in TeamViewer 13!

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TeamViewer 13 MacBook Pro Touch Bar Commands

MacBook Pro Touch Bar Support allows you to use a variety of commands when operating within the TeamViewer client or in a remote control session. The commands available through the Touch Bar will adapt, depending on which of the two modes you’re currently in.

MacBook Pro Touch Bar Commands in the TeamViewer Client

This screenshot shows the MacBook Pro Touch Bar when operating in the TeamViewer client.

Moving from the left to the right, you can select the following shortcut actions:

  1. Access your TeamViewer account
  2. Establish a remote control connection
  3. Establish a meeting connection
  4. Get to your Computers & Contacts list
  5. Start a chat

MacBook Pro Touch Bar Commands in Remote Control Sessions

In remote control sessions, the Touch Bar acts as a direct connection to the remote toolbar visible at the top of your screen.

Moving from the left to the right, you can select the following shortcut actions:

  1. Close the connection
  2. Lock the connection from being canceled
  3. Access the Extended Remote Device Dashboard
  4. Open the new File Transfer Window
  5. A shortcut for Ctrl+Alt+Del, opening the task manager on the remote device
  6. Open the chat window
  7. Switch between the remote monitors

Bold Design Meets Excellent Software

The MacBook Pro Touch Bar is a relatively drastic design change and we're curious if it will be adopted by other notebook manufacturers.

At any rate, it was important to us to give you the opportunity to take advantage of it, if you enjoy working with the Touch Bar. Because, what use would a potential cutting-edge design feature be, if it wasn’t supported by the cutting-edge software that everyone here works with on a daily basis?

Do you enjoy MacBook Pro Touch Bar Support when working with TeamViewer? Leave a message in the comment section below!

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