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3 Best Mouse Pads for Apple’s Magic Mouse

Apple’s Magic Mouse has been out for a while now, and it is clear that people love it.

However, many people also need a mouse pad for their Apple Mouse to best take advantage of all the great features this device offers.

This article will review the three best mouse pads for Apple’s Magic Mouse.

They are:

We’ll talk about what each one does best so you can find your perfect match!

What to Look For in a Mouse Pad for Your Apple Mouse

When purchasing a mouse mat for your apple mouse, it is vital to consider a few key elements.

  • Think about the size and shape of the pad you want. Some mouse pads are small and square, while others are large and rectangular.
  • If you have a small desk, you may want to choose a smaller pad. You may want to select a larger pad if you have a large desk. Keep in mind that the size of the pad will affect the price because of shipping fees.
  • Is this a gaming mouse pad or for regular use?
  • It is also essential to consider the material of the mouse pad. Some mouse pads are made from cloth, rubber, or foam, while others are made from plastic or metal. The material of the mouse pad will affect the feel and durability of the pad. Ultimately, this is up to your preference.
  • Do you want a durable mouse pad that will last a long time, or do you prefer a softer, more comfortable pad?

Let’s look at the three best mouse pads for your Apple Magic Mouse.

Hard Silver Metal Aluminum Mouse Pad by Vayddeer

Top your desk with this silver beauty designed to match Apple products.

The Hard Silver Aluminum Mouse Pad has a smooth surface of aluminum alloy on one side and PU leather on the other, so you have an option perfect for every environment.

Whether you’re a fan of the all-aluminum metal mouse pad look or prefer something made from PU-quality leather, this mouse pad has you covered!

The product has a waterproof coating that protects it from scratches, oil stains, and other damage to ensure longevity in design for the years to come.

The sturdy construction was designed with laser mouse navigation in mind, so you can use this mouse pad comfortably with your Apple Magic Mouse.

This is a hard, metal aluminum mouse pad that is not easily broken.

However, because of this mouse pad’s material, the side bezel is sharp, and you may hear scratching sounds when using your mouse on this side.

What We Like

  • Double-sided design (aluminum alloy on one side and PU leather on the other side)
  • Compatible with a laser mouse
  • The product texture is perfectly matched with Apple products
  • Waterproof
  • Not easily broken

What We Don’t Like

  • The side bezel is sharp
  • The aluminum side can cause scratching sounds

3M Precise Mouse Pad by 3M

The 3M Precise Mouse Pad’s surface and material are explicitly designed to lower input current from your mouse, so it saves your mouse’s battery life.

On top of that, the precision surface enhances mouse precision, and the non-skid backing means the pad won’t slide around!

The 3M Precise Mouse Pad perfectly balances thinness and comfort.

Unnoticeable on your desk, it still provides just enough padding to make a big difference in your workday!

Some users report that their mouse pads developed a dark residue after prolonged use.

What We Like

  • Draws less current than darker mousing surfaces
  • Save battery life
  • Precise surface enhances mouse precision
  • Non-skid backing keeps the mouse pad in place
  • Thin design

What We Don’t Like

  • Leaves residue from mouse

Knodel Desk Mat by K KNODEL

The K KNODEL pad is an essential desk accessory – it makes for the perfect desk mat or mouse pad.

It protects your whole desk from scratches, stains, spills, heat, and scuffs!

This oversized desk mat won’t just protect your precious furniture from scratches, it will also serve as a mouse pad and writing surface.

The waterproof material can be wiped clean of any mess!

With its double-sided design that can be flipped over for different occasions.

Some users weren’t too happy that this desk mat and mouse pad combo tends to catch dust and crumbs.

Others have also noticed that the color of the mat tends to wear off over time wherever you rest your hands, place your keyboard or use your mouse most often.

What We Like

  • Protects your whole desk from scratches, stains, spills, heat, and scuffs
  • Double-sided
  • Waterproof and easily cleanable
  • It can be a mouse pad and a writing pad

What We Don’t Like

  • Catches dust, and crumbs
  • Coloring wears off over time

Frequently Asked Questions

Which mouse pad is the best for Apple’s Magic Mouse?

We recommend the Knodel Desk Mat by K KNODEL.

Do I need a mouse pad for my Apple Magic Mouse?

Although you don’t need a mouse pad to use your Apple Magic Mouse, it does come highly recommended.

Does Apple sell a mouse pad?

No. Not at this time.

How much is a mouse pad for my Magic Mouse going to cost?

It depends on which model you purchase, but it should cost roughly $6 – $14.

How can I make my Apple Mouse glide better?

A mouse pad underneath your Apple Magic Mouse should cause it to glide much better.

Does the Magic Mouse scratch the desk without a mouse pad?

Some users of the Magic Mouse report scratches on their desks without a mouse pad.


At this point, I think you know your best option for a mouse pad. (The Knodel Desk Mat by K KNODEL!)

Go ahead and invest in this pad for your desk!

Now that you’ve read our article, we hope you will better understand the best mouse pads for Apple’s Magic Mouse.

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