CharMapEx Alternatives

    CharMapEx is described as 'Advanced character map'. There are more than 10 alternatives to CharMapEx for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is BabelMap, which is free. Other great apps like CharMapEx are Character Map (Free), WinCompose (Free, Open Source), PopChar (Paid) and Font Viewer (Free).

    This page was last updated May 8, 2019

      • 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.
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    1. Character Map (Charmap.


    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.
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      • 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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      • 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.


    3. SymbSearch lets you easily get unicode-symbols so you can simply paste it into your text you are working on. You don't have to learn by heart the specific numbers of these.
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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. Extra Keys is a software input panel for typing international accented and other special characters.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • MacPorts
      • XQuartz
      Open source character map for the GNOME desktop environment.
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