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AllChars is described as 'provides a quick, easy-to-remember way of creating accents like é Ü ç î æ and special characters like ƒ ² ‰ © £ ± ß ° 1/2 ¿ « » „ in most Windows programs' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to AllChars for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, iPhone and BSD. The best alternative is WinCompose, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AllChars are Character Map, PopChar, Character Map UWP and SymbSearch.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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  1. WinCompose icon

    WinCompose is a compose key for Windows. It allows to easily write special characters such as é ž à û ø ð ¤ Ø « = µ, and many more using short and often very intuitive key combinations.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableWinCompose is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    louisburki

    WinCompose functions exactly like AllChars, with the possibility to add new compose sequences. It seems also to have more compose sequences than Allchars, and is not discontinued.

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  2. Character Map icon

    Character Map

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Character Map (Charmap.

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    AntumDeluge

    Both are used to find special characters for use in inputting to documents, web pages, etc.

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    PopChar

    • Mac
    • Windows

    The character map that works! PopChar is an application that lets you insert special characters, umlauts and foreign letters into any document. With this character map, there is no need to search for or remember complex keystrokes.

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    AntumDeluge

    Both are used for quick input of special characters.

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    Character Map UWP

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A modern, native UWP replacement for the Win32 Character Map and Windows Font Viewer with flawless high DPI and touch support.

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    SymbSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A tool for searching unicode-symbols and copying it to the clipboard.

    ⚫︎ PortableSymbSearch can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    AntumDeluge

    Both are used to find special characters for inputting to documents, web pages, etc.

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    UnicodeChecker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Mac OS X application to explore Unicode. Analyse and convert Unicode strings for HTML or programming. Supports UniHan, Services, AppleScript and more.

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    UnicodeChecker Main Window displaying basic information about characters
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    Extra Keys

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Extra Keys is a software input panel for typing international accented and other special characters.

    ⚫︎ LightweightExtra Keys consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeExtra Keys doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    AntumDeluge

    Both are used for quick input of special characters.

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    WizKey

    • Windows

    WizKey makes it easy to type accented and other special Unicode characters using a standard US/UK keyboard with easy to remember keyboard shortcuts.

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    AntumDeluge

    Both are used for quick input of special characters.

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    SymWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A small and quick tool for typing special symbols.

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    Configure Symbols. Different sets for lowercase and capital letter.
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    Gucharmap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
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    • XQuartz

    Open source character map for the GNOME desktop environment.

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    AntumDeluge

    Both are used to find special characters for inputting to documents, web pages, etc.

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