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I am using a Magic Trackpad, and I have turned the sensitivity all the way down in System Preferences, but it's not slow/insensitive enough. I have a gaming mouse that has custom DPI settings, and I can make it so that moving the mouse about 6 inches across the mouse pad moves the cursor on-screen only about 100 pixels, which is closer to what I want, but I can't seem to find a way to do this with the trackpad.

Can someone point me in the direction of a method to slow down the cursor further while using a Magic Trackpad? Perhaps there is a piece of software out there that allows further customization of the Magic Trackpad's performance, or some similar solution?

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Are you using two different pointing devices at the same time (eg the trackpad and a mouse)? – Synetech Jan 28 '12 at 8:20

Maybe you can try the BetterTouchTool,, where you can adjust the tracking speed.

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It was a good suggestion, but it looks like you can only boost the speed with that tool, not lower it. Thank you anyway! – JonathonG Dec 13 '11 at 1:05
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After trying the few-and-far-between "tools" available for Mac, all of which failed miserably, I ended up simply writing a basic background script that allowed for me to truly control the cursor speed. This was the only way I found to do it.

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