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    Key Manager Alternatives

    Key Manager is described as 'reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer' and is a Key Mapping tool in the system & hardware category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Key Manager for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, X11 and Java. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Key Manager are X-Mouse Button Control, FastKeys, SharpKeys and Karabiner Elements.

    Key Manager is mainly a Key Mapping Tool but alternatives to it may also be Text Expanders or Task Automation Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Key Manager.
    This page was last updated May 25, 2022
    • Windows
    Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working...
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    1. AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc.
    2. X-Mouse Button Control is a Windows application to remap your mouse buttons and expand the capabilities of your mouse!

    3. All in one Windows automation software. Fully configurable text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete and mouse gestures. User-defined commands to run files, open webpages, send macros or automate anything. Incredibly powerful but yet simple to use.
    4. SharpKeys is a utility that manages a Registry key that allows Windows to remap one key to any other key. Included in the application is a list of common keyboard keys and a Type Key feature to automatically recognize most keyboard keys. It was developed in C# using .NET v2.
    5. Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key remapping, it has special remapping modes like Emacs-mode, SandS-mode (Space and Shift).

    6. AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.
    7. This is a tool for powerful automation of OS X. At its core, Hammerspoon is just a bridge between the operating system and a Lua scripting engine.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      KeyTweak is a free keyboard remapper for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win 7. It makes use of Microsoft's Scancode Map registry key to remap your keyboard.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites.
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      Works great for my needs. Clean, fast and does not alter reg keys. Highly suggest donation for great work.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

    8. SteerMouse is a utility that lets you freely customize buttons, wheels and cursor speed. Both USB and Bluetooth mice are supported.
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