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    Gucharmap Alternatives

    Gucharmap is described as 'Open source character map for the GNOME desktop environment' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Gucharmap for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, iPhone and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is BabelMap, which is free. Other great apps like Gucharmap are WinCompose, Character Map, PopChar and Shapecatcher.

    This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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    Open source character map for the GNOME desktop environment.
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      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.
    1. 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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      Character Map (Charmap.
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      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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      It is not a good alternative. It is only okay. It does not display all characters in the Unicode code blocks. This is the problem with Microsoft Character Map.
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    2. 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.


    3. Character map allows you to view glyphs in a font.
    4. Uosk is a light tool that opens any ASCII, ANSI, UTF-8 and UTF-16 text file and converts words (e.g. separated by spaces) into buttons. Clicking one button the text snippet is pasted into any text editor (Notepad, WordPad, MS Office, OpenOffice...).
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      A tool for searching unicode-symbols and copying it to the clipboard.
    5. Mac OS X application to explore Unicode. Analyse and convert Unicode strings for HTML or programming. Supports UniHan, Services, AppleScript and more.
    6. 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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