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    KeyRocket Alternatives

    KeyRocket is described as 'is the best way to master keyboard shortcuts. It's Windows software that recommends shortcuts while you work where it matters. KeyRocket informs you, via a subtle notification, when you could have used a shortcut instead of a series of mouse actions' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are eight alternatives to KeyRocket for Mac, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is CheatSheet, which is free. Other great apps like KeyRocket are CheatKeys, Ethervane ActiveHotkeys, KeyCue and Paletro.

    This page was last updated May 23, 2022
    • Windows
    KeyRocket is the best way to master keyboard shortcuts. It's Windows software that recommends shortcuts while you work...
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    1. CheatSheet shows you the available shortcuts of the active application after holding the command-key for 2 seconds.
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      volt4ire Is only a way to lookup shortcuts; doesn't automatically tell you the associated shortcut when you invoke the action manually
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

      • Windows
      Just hold the CTRL-Key a bit longer to see a list of available short-cuts in your current application. Smart rendering stacks short-cuts to fit the optimal screen space.

    2. Ethervane ActiveHotkeys detects what global keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys) are currently registered on the computer by various applications. This helps you determine which hotkeys are in use, and which are still available.


      The program only supports 32 bit operating systems. Last version released: February 15, 2012.

      • Mac
      Menu shortcuts are supposed to provide quick access to frequently used menu commands. But honestly: how many menu shortcuts do you know by heart?
      • Mac
      Enable command palette (Shift+Command+P) in any applications.

      • Windows
      Find out and override what hotkey combination is registered by which application.
    3. shortcutFoo is a fun and easy way to learn shortcuts and become a more productive programmer.
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    4. Mouseless caters shortcuts for your favorite apps in bite-sized exercises to you. Interactive drills train the muscle-memory required to have your fingers flying across the keyboard. A session takes less than 5 minutes and covers about 10 shortcuts.
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