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Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard Alternatives

Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard is described as 'On-Screen Keyboard is a utility that displays a virtual keyboard on the screen and allows users with mobility impairments to type data using a pointing device or joystick' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard for Windows, Linux, Mac, Linux Mobile and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Free Virtual Keyboard, which is free. Other great apps like Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard are Onboard on-screen keyboard, Dasher, Comfort Keys Pro and Uosk.

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    Free Virtual Keyboard

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    15 alternatives to Free Virtual Keyboard 

    Free Virtual Keyboard is a free, lightweight, multilingual and finger friendly virtual keyboard.

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    1.  LightweightFree Virtual Keyboard consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableFree Virtual Keyboard can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks Free Virtual Keyboard is a great alternative to Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard.
  2. Onboard on-screen keyboard icon

    Onboard on-screen keyboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    33 alternatives to Onboard on-screen keyboard 

    An onscreen keyboard useful for tablet PC users and for mobility impaired users.

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    Dasher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to Dasher 

    Dasher is an information-efficient text-entry interface, driven by natural continuous pointing gestures. Dasher is a competitive text-entry system wherever a full-size keyboard cannot be used - for example,

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    Comfort Keys Pro

    • Windows
    10 alternatives to Comfort Keys Pro 

    Virtual On-Screen Keyboard, Hotkey Manager, Windows Clipboard Viewer, Fast Speed Typing Tools,

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    Uosk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    14 alternatives to Uosk 

    Uosk is a light tool that opens any ASCII, ANSI, UTF-8 and UTF-16 text file and converts words (e.g. separated by spaces) into buttons. Clicking one button the text snippet is pasted into any text editor (Notepad, WordPad, MS Office, OpenOffice...).

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    1.  LightweightUosk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Is not a real keyboard. More like clipboard replacement

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  6. Click-N-Type

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    10 alternatives to Click-N-Type 

    Click-N-Type virtual keyboard (on-screen keyboard) free software is an assistive technology for people with a physical disability involving motor skill impairment from spinal cord injuries, ALS, Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis or Stroke who cannot use a...

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    Mouse Only Keyboard

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    13 alternatives to Mouse Only Keyboard 

    An ideal utility to be used to enter sensitive passwords. To avoid key loggers you can enter the password using only the mouse. This method protects you even against hardware keyloggers, or other keyloggers not supported by MyPlanetSoft Anti Keylogger.

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    1.  PortableMouse Only Keyboard can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • On-Screen Keyboard Portable

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      26 alternatives to On-Screen Keyboard Portable 

      On-Screen Keyboard Portable is a handy way to bring your settings for the Windows' built-in an-screenkeyboard with you from PC to PC. It will remember your hover preferences and other options and provides an easy way to launch it right from the PortableApps.com Menu.

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      1.  PortableOn-Screen Keyboard Portable can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Neo's SafeKeys

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      12 alternatives to Neo's SafeKeys 

      Neo's SafeKeys is an anti-keylogging virtual keyboard designed to counter keylogging, mouse-logging, clipboard-logging and screen-logging.

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      1.  PortableNeo's SafeKeys can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Florence Virtual Keyboard

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      14 alternatives to Florence Virtual Keyboard 

      Florence is an extensible scalable virtual keyboard for GNOME. You need it if you can't use a real hardware keyboard, for example because you are disabled, your keyboard is broken or because you use a tablet PC, but you must be able to use a pointing device (as a mouse, a...

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