Gboard Alternatives

    Gboard is described as 'keyboard from Google for your iOS and Android. It has all the things you would expect from a great keyboard — GIFs, emojis, and Glide Typing — plus Google Search built in' and is a popular app in the Online Services category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Gboard for a variety of platforms, including Android, Android Tablet, iPhone, iPad and Windows. The best alternative is AnySoftKeyboard, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gboard are Microsoft SwiftKey (Free), OpenBoard (Free, Open Source), Hacker's Keyboard (Free, Open Source) and Simple Keyboard (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 27, 2021

    1. Any Soft Keyboard is an on screen keyboard with multiple languages support. This is one of the most customizable keyboard available. To activate: Launch 'AnySoftKeyboard Settings' App, and follow the instructions.
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      AnySoftKeyboard vs Gboard opinions
      Almost everyone thinks AnySoftKeyboard is a great alternative to Gboard.
      North444 It took a bit of time for me to get used to but it eventually worked out. A great alternative to Gboard with lightweight (10 MB) and has no unnecessary features (GIFs, stickers etc.)
      Positive comment 4 months ago

      No swipe/glide gesture writing feature
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

    2. SwiftKey Keyboard uses Artificial Intelligence to automatically learn your writing style, including the emoji you love to use (if you use emoji), the words that matter to you and how you like to type.
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      Almost everyone thinks Microsoft SwiftKey is a great alternative to Gboard.

    3. OpenBoard is a 100% FOSS keyboard based on AOSP, with no dependency on Google binaries, that respects your privacy. Features: - Spell correction - Themes - Emojis
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      Almost everyone thinks OpenBoard is a great alternative to Gboard.
    4. Are you missing the key layout you're used to from your computer when using an Android device? This software keyboard has separate number keys, punctuation in the usual places, and arrow keys.
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    5. Features: * Small size (<1MB) * Adjustable keyboard height for more screen space * Number row * Navigation keys * Custom theme colors * Minimal permissions (only Vibrate) * Ads-free Feature it doesn't have and probably will never have: * Emojis * GIFs * Spell...
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    6. FlorisBoard is an open-source keyboard aimed at providing you with an easy way to type while respecting your privacy.
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      FlorisBoard vs Gboard opinions
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      Open source and has many features that other Keyboards dont have
      Positive comment 6 months ago

      It's best alternative to gboard with swipe features. One more thing it's opensource and completely free
      Positive comment 9 months ago

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      Fleksy is the fast and fun way to type that allows you to find and send GIFs, and customize your keyboard with powerful Extensions and beautiful themes.
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      Fleksy vs Gboard opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Fleksy is a great alternative to Gboard.
      johnpinto This key board is way more precise than Swiftkey or Gboard, and focuses on privacy.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

      sylain fancy and can be very small when the spacebar is disabled.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      It's just so simple and customizable ! Love the gestures like quick swipe left to delete And safe web search !
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    7. Super lightweight (~ 1/3 MB) yet flexible and powerful soft keyboard. Plus an English plugin still less than 1 MB. (Swype ~15 MB, Minuum ~18 MB, Google Keyboard ~15 MB, Swiftkey ~8 MB, TouchPal ~ 8.
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      Multiling O Keyboard vs Gboard opinions
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      Neo_renaciente The most customizable keyboard I ever found on android . It allows the user to use a personalized background, make your own keyboard with the letters, symbols, emojis, shortcuts to copy, paste, delete by words or by letters, etc ... also respects privacy as it does not have internet permissions.Highly recomended
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

    8. Grammarly’s Mobile Keyboard is the personal editor you can take with you wherever you go. With hundreds of checks and features and seamless integration, Grammarly helps you type with ease in any app.
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    9. A lightweight, fast keyboard that adapts itself to the app you are using, giving you a pleasant chromatic feeling. FEATURES: - Swipe typing - Resizable Keyboard - Supports STANDARD (English, Italian, Spanish, etc... ) and INDIC languages (more than 60 languages).
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      Almost everyone thinks Chrooma Keyboard is a great alternative to Gboard.
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