Develop drivers for devices that users interact with.


The HIDDriverKit framework provides C++ classes for developing drivers for human interface devices: keyboards, pointing devices, and digitizers like pens and touch pads. HIDDriverKit uses the core types defined in DriverKit, and adds features specific to human interface device development.

Develop your driver with DriverKit and HIDDriverKit, and package it in an app that uses the SystemExtensions framework to install and upgrade the driver on the user’s Mac.

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