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KeyTweak Alternatives

KeyTweak is described as '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' and is a Key Mapping tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to KeyTweak for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, X11 and Wayland. The best alternative is SharpKeys, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KeyTweak are Karabiner Elements, Microsoft keyboard layout creator, Key Manager and Ukelele.

This page was last updated Jan 5, 2021
KeyTweak
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

KeyTweak is a free keyboard remapper for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win 7. It makes use of Microsoft's Scancode Map...

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  1. SharpKeys

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

  2. 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).



  3. Microsoft keyboard layout creator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Ever wanted to quickly and easily define your own keyboard layout for a language Microsoft doesn't support? Or define your own keyboard layout so you can quickly and easily enter your favorite symbols with a simple keystroke?

  4. Key Manager

    • Windows

    Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer.

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    It can remap Ctrl-CapsLock to CapsLock, and disable CapsLock.

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  5. 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.



  6. HotKeyBind

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    HotKeyBind is a program that lets you use hotkeys (shortcut key combinations) to do common tasks: opening a web page, launching applications, opening files, shutting down the computer and so on.

    Discontinued

    last update was in 2013 : appears discontinued/unmaintained as of May 2021 , but still available on sourceforge

  7. Key Remapper

    • Windows

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

  8. KbdEdit

    • Windows

    Keyboard layout editor, mapper/remapper.

  9. 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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  10. Seil

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

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

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