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OpenBoard Alternatives

OpenBoard is described as '100% foss keyboard based on AOSP, with no dependency on Google binaries, that respects your privacy' and is a Keyboard app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to OpenBoard for a variety of platforms, including Android, Android Tablet, iPad, F-Droid and iPhone. The best alternative is AnySoftKeyboard, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenBoard are FlorisBoard, Gboard, Microsoft SwiftKey and Hacker's Keyboard.

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OpenBoard is a 100% foss keyboard based on AOSP, with no dependency on Google binaries, that respects your privacy.

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  1. AnySoftKeyboard icon

    AnySoftKeyboard

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    37 alternatives to AnySoftKeyboard 

    Customizable Android on-screen keyboard for multiple languages.

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    1.  Support for GesturesAnySoftKeyboard supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
    2.  LightweightAnySoftKeyboard consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. FlorisBoard icon

    FlorisBoard

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    37 alternatives to FlorisBoard 

    FlorisBoard is an open-source keyboard aimed at providing you with an easy way to type while respecting your privacy.

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    1.  Support for GesturesFlorisBoard supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
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    FlorisBoard vs OpenBoard opinions
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    DL300

    Not ready for prime time. Autocorrect and suggestions are totally absent. As this board is a few years old now, I think it's safe to say it isn't going to happen.

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  3. Gboard icon

    Gboard

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    46 alternatives to Gboard 

    Gboard is a keyboard from Google for your iOS and Android. It has all the things you would expect from a great keyboard — GIFs, emojis, and Glide Typing — plus Google Search built in.

    Google search directly from keyboard.
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    DL300

    Its just spyware. And a crap keyboard.

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    Microsoft SwiftKey

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    44 alternatives to Microsoft SwiftKey 

    SwiftKey Keyboard uses Artificial Intelligence to automatically learn your writing style, including the emoji you love to use (if you use emoji), the words that matter to you and how you like to type. That means autocorrect and predictive text that actually works because it...

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    DL300

    RUBBISH. Autocorrect basically there just to irritate you. Does not function well. Spyware as well.

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  5. Hacker's Keyboard icon

    Hacker's Keyboard

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    31 alternatives to Hacker's Keyboard 

    Are you missing the key layout you're used to from your computer when using an Android device? This software keyboard has separate number keys, punctuation in the usual places, and arrow keys. It is based on the AOSP Gingerbread soft keyboard, so it supports multitouch for...

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  6. Simple Keyboard icon

    Simple Keyboard

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    35 alternatives to Simple Keyboard 

    This keyboard is created for those who only need a keyboard and nothing more.

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    1.  LightweightSimple Keyboard consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. Multiling O Keyboard icon

    Multiling O Keyboard

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    36 alternatives to Multiling O Keyboard 

    Super lightweight (~ 1/3 MB) yet flexible and powerful soft keyboard. Plus an English plugin still less than 1 MB. (Swype ~15 MB, Minuum ~18 MB, Google Keyboard ~15 MB, Swiftkey ~8 MB, TouchPal ~ 8.5MB)

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  8. Grammarly Keyboard icon

    Grammarly Keyboard

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    38 alternatives to Grammarly Keyboard 

    Grammarly’s Mobile Keyboard is the personal editor you can take with you wherever you go. With hundreds of checks and features and seamless integration, Grammarly helps you type with ease in any app. Whether you’re sending an urgent email, important LinkedIn message, or...

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    1.  Spell CheckingGrammarly Keyboard can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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  9. TouchPal Keyboard icon

    TouchPal Keyboard

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    37 alternatives to TouchPal Keyboard 

    Unique patented technologies of TouchPal Keyboard:

    1. TouchPal Curve - the first predictive sliding in the world! Pause in the middle of sliding to get long words predicted.
    2. Intelligent next-word prediction. It may save up to 80% keystrokes.
    3. Magic mistyping correction on Fu.
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  10. Gboard Go icon

    Gboard Go

    39 alternatives to Gboard Go 

    Gboard Go is a lightweight version of Gboard , available for Android 8.1 devices with low RAM.

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    1.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Gboard Go.
    2.  Support for GesturesGboard Go supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
    3.  LightweightGboard Go consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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