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 The best alternative is Free Virtual Keyboard, which is free. Other great apps like Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard are Uosk (Free, Open Source), Onboard on-screen keyboard (Free, Open Source), Click-N-Type (Free) and Dasher (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 20, 2021

    1. Free Virtual Keyboard is a free, lightweight, multilingual and finger friendly virtual keyboard.
      Almost everyone thinks Free Virtual Keyboard is a great alternative to Microsoft On-Screen Keyboard.
    2. 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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      Is not a real keyboard. More like clipboard replacement
      Negative comment 4 months ago


    3. An onscreen keyboard useful for tablet PC users and for mobility impaired users.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Dasher is an information-efficient text-entry interface, driven by natural continuous pointing gestures.

    4. Virtual On-Screen Keyboard, Hotkey Manager, Windows Clipboard Viewer, Fast Speed Typing Tools, Run program Open URL Play keystroke macro Connect/Disconnect from a network Block key or shortcut Replace key or shortcut Show Clipboard Manager Show/Hide On-Screen...
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    5. 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 Menu.
    6. 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.
    7. Neo's SafeKeys is an anti-keylogging virtual keyboard designed to counter keylogging, mouse-logging, clipboard-logging and screen-logging.
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    8. Florence is an extensible scalable virtual keyboard for GNOME.
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