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KeyCastr Alternatives

KeyCastr is described as 'lets you easily display your keystrokes while recording screencasts' and is a Screen Casting tool in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to KeyCastr for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Carnac, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KeyCastr are Screenkey, YAKD, Mouseposé and Kling.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

KeyCastr lets you easily display your keystrokes while recording screencasts.

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  1. Carnac icon

    Carnac

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A utility to give some insight into how you use your keyboard/.

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  2. Screenkey icon

    Screenkey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Screenkey is a screencast tool to display your keys inspired by Screenflick for Mac OS and based initially on Key-mon project.

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  3. YAKD icon

    YAKD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    YAKD (Yet Another Key Displayer) is a lightweight, open-source Windows tool for displaying keyboard and mouse button presses on-screen, typically for use with screen recording and screen-casting. RTSS Rivatuner Statistics Server is supported.

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  4. Mouseposé icon

    Mouseposé

    • Mac

    Mouseposé is the indispensible mouse pointer highlighting tool (aka "virtual laserpointer") for everyone doing demos at tradeshows, presentations and trainings, or those individuals with huge and high resolution displays.

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  5. Kling icon

    Kling

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A utility to show keyboard keys visually on the Windows screen. - KaustubhPatange/Kling

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  6. KeyCastOW icon

    KeyCastOW

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    keystroke visualizer for Windows, lets you easily display your keystrokes while recording screencasts.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableKeyCastOW is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableKeyCastOW can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightKeyCastOW consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. KeyPosé icon

    KeyPosé

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A Little utility that implements a global key logger which displays all shortcuts & keystrokes as you type on screen and with a semi-transparent overlay. This makes it very easy to show any shortcuts you use if you for example record a software demo.

    ⚫︎ PortableKeyPosé can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    KeyPress OSD

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    KeyPress OSD is a full-featured screencasting tool for displaying key-presses on Windows. Beyond on-screen keypress display, it features text-expansion, mouse-highlighting and a multi-clipboard manager.

    ⚫︎ PortableKeyPress OSD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    MouseShade

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    MouseShade is an essential tool for everyone doing presentations or demos. If turned on, it dims the screen and puts a spotlight on the area around the mouse pointer, easily guiding the audiences attention to an area of interest.

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    Visualize

    • Mac

    Visualize allows you to highlight your key presses and mouse clicks right on your desktop! The perfect tool for presentations or video tutorials, Visualize allows you to customize the look so your viewers can follow along with ease.

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