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Carnac Alternatives

Carnac is described as 'A utility to give some insight into how you use your keyboard/' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Carnac for Mac, Windows, Linux and Xfce. The best alternative is Screenkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Carnac are Key'n'Stroke , KeyCastr, Mouseposé and Kling.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

A utility to give some insight into how you use your keyboard/.

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  1. Screenkey icon

    Screenkey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Screenkey is a screencast tool to display your keys inspired by Screenflick for Mac OS and based initially on Key-mon project.

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  2. Key'n'Stroke  icon

    Key'n'Stroke

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Key'n'Stroke (previously named PxKeystrokesForScreencasts) displays keystrokes and mouse clicks in an overlay window.

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  3. KeyCastr icon

    KeyCastr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    KeyCastr lets you easily display your keystrokes while recording screencasts.

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    Mouseposé

    • Mac

    Mouseposé is the indispensible mouse pointer highlighting tool (aka "virtual laserpointer") for everyone doing demos at tradeshows, presentations and trainings, or those individuals with huge and high resolution displays.

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    Kling

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A utility to show keyboard keys visually on the Windows screen. - KaustubhPatange/Kling

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  6. KeyCastOW icon

    KeyCastOW

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    keystroke visualizer for Windows, lets you easily display your keystrokes while recording screencasts.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableKeyCastOW is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableKeyCastOW can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightKeyCastOW consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. Key-mon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    Utility to show live keyboard and mouse status for teaching and screencasts.

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    KeyPosé

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A Little utility that implements a global key logger which displays all shortcuts & keystrokes as you type on screen and with a semi-transparent overlay. This makes it very easy to show any shortcuts you use if you for example record a software demo.

    ⚫︎ PortableKeyPosé can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    KeyPress OSD

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    KeyPress OSD is a full-featured screencasting tool for displaying key-presses on Windows. Beyond on-screen keypress display, it features text-expansion, mouse-highlighting and a multi-clipboard manager.

    ⚫︎ PortableKeyPress OSD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. QiPress

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    QiPress is a portable Windows program that displays key presses on the screen. The keyboard input display takes minimal space, and highly customizable.

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