KeyMouseHook 1.0.6

.NET Framework 4.0
dotnet add package KeyMouseHook --version 1.0.6
NuGet\Install-Package KeyMouseHook -Version 1.0.6
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="KeyMouseHook" Version="1.0.6">
  <IncludeAssets>runtime; build; native; contentfiles; analyzers</IncludeAssets>
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add KeyMouseHook --version 1.0.6
#r "nuget: KeyMouseHook, 1.0.6"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install KeyMouseHook as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=KeyMouseHook&version=1.0.6

// Install KeyMouseHook as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=KeyMouseHook&version=1.0.6

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Keyboard and Mouse Hooking and Simulator Library in c#(winform)


What it does?

This is an extension to globalmousekeyhook and InputSimulator library which allows you to tap keyboard and mouse, to detect and record their activity event when an application is inactive and runs in background.The Windows Input Simulator provides a simple .NET(C#) interface to simulate Keyboard or Mouse input using the Win32 SendInput method.


  • Windows: .Net Framework 4.0+

Installation and sources

nuget install KeyMouseHook


private readonly KeyMouseFactory eventHookFactory = new KeyMouseFactory(HookType.GlobalEvents);
private readonly KeyboardWatcher keyboardWatcher;
private readonly MouseWatcher mouseWatcher;
private List<MouseKeyEvent> _mouseKeyEvents;

public FormMain()

   keyboardWatcher = eventHookFactory.GetKeyboardWatcher();
   keyboardWatcher.OnKeyboardInput += (s, e) =>
	if (_mouseKeyEvents != null)

   mouseWatcher = eventHookFactory.GetMouseWatcher();
   mouseWatcher.OnMouseInput += (s, e) =>
	if (_mouseKeyEvents != null)

private void StartWatch(IKeyboardMouseEvents events = null)
    _macroEvents = new List<MacroEvent>();

private void StopWatch()

private void Playback()
   var sim = new InputSimulator();
keyboardWatcher = eventHookFactory.GetKeyboardWatcher().Disable(MacroEventType.KeyDown | MacroEventType.KeyUp).Enable(MacroEventType.KeyPress);
mouseWatcher = eventHookFactory.GetMouseWatcher().Enable(MacroEventType.MouseDoubleClick | MacroEventType.MouseDragStarted).Disable(MacroEventType.MouseDragFinished | MacroEventType.MouseMove);
var sim = new InputSimulator().Enable(MacroEventType.MouseDoubleClick | MacroEventType.KeyPress).Disable(MacroEventType.MouseMove | MacroEventType.KeyDown | MacroEventType.KeyUp);

(also have a look at the Demo app included with the source)

Screen Shots

Keyboard and Mouse Hooking and Simulator Library in c#(winform)


Quick contributing guide

  • Fork and clone locally
  • Create a topic specific branch. Add some nice feature.
  • Send a Pull Request!


The MIT license see: LICENSE

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1.0.6 3,593 12/7/2018
1.0.5 611 11/26/2018
1.0.4 610 11/15/2018
1.0.3 602 11/12/2018
1.0.2 640 11/9/2018
1.0.1 609 11/8/2018
1.0.0 634 11/8/2018