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Key Remapper Alternatives for Mac

Key Remapper is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Karabiner Elements, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Key Remapper and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Key Remapper are Ukelele, xmodmap, Seil and KeyBindingsEditor.

Key Remapper alternatives are mainly Key Mapping Tools but may also be System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Key Remapper.
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  • Windows

Intended for remapping keys, mouse buttons and mouse wheel actions, Key Remapper allows you to:

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  1. Karabiner Elements icon

    Karabiner Elements

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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).

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  2. Ukelele icon

    Ukelele

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    The macOS supports an XML-based format for keyboard layouts (.keylayout files). However, modifying keyboard layouts—let alone creating entirely new keyboard layouts, such as for a new script—by directly editing the XML text is tedious and error-prone.

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  3. xmodmap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • X11

    The xmodmap program is used to edit and display the keyboard modifier map and keymap table that are used by client applications to convert event keycodes into keysyms. It is a part of the X.Org project.

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  4. Seil icon

    Seil

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    PCKeyboardHack can change caps lock key behavior. For example, changing caps lock key to delete Key.

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  5. KeyBindingsEditor icon

    KeyBindingsEditor

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac

    KeyBindingsEditor is a GUI-based editor for OS X key bindings. It allows for easy editing and supports single-action bindings (one action per keystroke), multi-action bindings (multiple actions for a keystroke) and Emacs meta binding-style multi-keystroke bindings.

    Discontinued

    Website unavailable but download still available at download sites.

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    Physcape

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Physical escape key for macbooks with the Touch Bar.

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