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Character Map Alternatives

Character Map is described as '(Charmap' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Character Map for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Android. The best alternative is BabelMap, which is free. Other great apps like Character Map are WinCompose, PopChar, Shapecatcher and Character Map UWP.

This page was last updated May 13, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Character Map (Charmap.

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  1. BabelMap

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    BabelMap is a free character map application for Windows that allows you to browse through the entire Unicode character repertoire of over 107,000 characters, or search for a particular character by name or by code point.

    BabelMap vs Character Map opinions
    Almost everyone thinks BabelMap is a great alternative to Character Map.

    Good alternative. What else would it be????

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    baitisj

    Searchable by character description and has a comprehensive built-in font set.

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  2. 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.



  3. 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.

  4. Shapecatcher is a new website, that helps you to find specific Unicode characters, just by sketching their shape. Currently about 10000 of the most important Unicode characters are compared to your sketch and are analysed for similarities.

  5. 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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    qdonxr

    A modern PC font and character browser to replace Charmap, that is elegant, fast, resizable, has more views, more filters, and for the first time ever, logical font groupings like monospaced/proportional , or serif/san-serif fonts! Finally a charmap replacement that makes sense.

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  6. Font Viewer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Font Viewer is an application which does exactly that - it views fonts! Arrange and view a large number fonts which are installed on your computer, applying their various styles to text of your choice.

  7. SymbSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

  8. 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.

  9. Extra Keys

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

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

  10. 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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