CheatKeys Alternatives

    CheatKeys is described as 'Just hold the CTRL-Key a bit longer to see a list of available short-cuts in your current application. Smart rendering stacks short-cuts to fit the optimal screen space' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are six alternatives to CheatKeys for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Terminal. The best alternative is CheatSheet, which is free. Other great apps like CheatKeys are (Free, Open Source), cheat (Free, Open Source), Ethervane ActiveHotkeys (Free) and KeyCue (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 6, 2021

    1. CheatSheet shows you the available shortcuts of the active application after holding the command-key for 2 seconds. After the panel shows up you can either type the shortcut or click the item in the panel to execute the command.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Terminal
      • explainshell
      • Hyper
      • Bash
      The only cheat sheet you need Unified access to the best community driven documentation repositories of the world.
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    2. Cheat allows you to create and view interactive cheatsheets on the command-line. It was designed to help remind *nix system administrators of options for commands that they use frequently, but not frequently enough to remember.
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    3. Ethervane ActiveHotkeys detects what global keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys) are currently registered on the computer by various applications. This helps you determine which hotkeys are in use, and which are still available.


      The program only supports 32 bit operating systems. Last version released: February 15, 2012.

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    4. Menu shortcuts are supposed to provide quick access to frequently used menu commands. But honestly: how many menu shortcuts do you know by heart?

    5. Find out and override what hotkey combination is registered by which application.
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