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8pen Alternatives

8pen is described as 'soft keyboard alternative where instead of tapping on letters, you draw a series of circles of different lengths and directions. The main advantage of it is that you can type without looking at your phone' and is an app. There are six alternatives to 8pen for a variety of platforms, including Android, Android Tablet, F-Droid, Kindle Fire and Windows Mobile. The best alternative is Hacker's Keyboard, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 8pen are Microsoft SwiftKey, 8vim, TouchPal Keyboard and Chrooma Keyboard.

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  1. Hacker's Keyboard icon

    Hacker's Keyboard

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    31 alternatives to Hacker's Keyboard 

    Are you missing the key layout you're used to from your computer when using an Android device? This software keyboard has separate number keys, punctuation in the usual places, and arrow keys. It is based on the AOSP Gingerbread soft keyboard, so it supports multitouch for...

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  2. Microsoft SwiftKey icon

    Microsoft SwiftKey

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    44 alternatives to Microsoft SwiftKey 

    SwiftKey Keyboard uses Artificial Intelligence to automatically learn your writing style, including the emoji you love to use (if you use emoji), the words that matter to you and how you like to type. That means autocorrect and predictive text that actually works because it...

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    8vim

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    35 alternatives to 8vim 

    8vim is an open source, small screen keyboard designed to overcome the limitation of small typing space and provide tools to the user to have full text editor style editing capabilities on any text box he/she is typing.

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  4. TouchPal Keyboard icon

    TouchPal Keyboard

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    37 alternatives to TouchPal Keyboard 

    Unique patented technologies of TouchPal Keyboard:

    1. TouchPal Curve - the first predictive sliding in the world! Pause in the middle of sliding to get long words predicted.
    2. Intelligent next-word prediction. It may save up to 80% keystrokes.
    3. Magic mistyping correction on Fu.
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    Chrooma Keyboard

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    31 alternatives to Chrooma Keyboard 

    A lightweight, fast keyboard that adapts itself to the app you are using, giving you a pleasant chromatic feeling.

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    1.  LightweightChrooma Keyboard consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeChrooma Keyboard supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  6. SlideIT Keyboard icon

    SlideIT Keyboard

    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    33 alternatives to SlideIT Keyboard 

    SlideIT provides a revolutionary new way to enter text on touchscreen devices. Just slide your finger along the letters, and watch it type your message!

    Discontinued

    The app seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 7.0, released in June 2013, can be still bought from Google Play Store.

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