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Mac OSX MacOS: GameMaker wants to monitor input from my keyboard even while using other apps. Why?


I just installed GMS2,, for MacOS (Catalina), and got a message saying that GMS2 wants permission to "monitor input from your keyboard even while using other apps."

I think that's weird? Why does it need to do this?

I use MacOS solely to export and publish an iOS game, so perhaps this is normal for Mac software...


From my experience, it's nothing to worry about. If I had to guess, it's just MacOS being overly cautious about things. Every single app I've used not from the app store has asked me this.