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Pen Attention Alternatives

Pen Attention is described as 'A free program that places a highlighted circle or square around the cursor for use in a classroom or doing demonstrations' and is an app. There are seven alternatives to Pen Attention for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Key'n'Stroke , which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pen Attention are PointerFocus, SpotOnTheMouse, PainterMouse and highlight-pointer.

This page was last updated Mar 8, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

A free program that places a highlighted circle or square around the cursor for use in a classroom or doing demonstrations.

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  1. Key'n'Stroke

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Key'n'Stroke (previously named PxKeystrokesForScreencasts) displays keystrokes and mouse clicks in an overlay window.

  2. PointerFocus

    • Windows

    Allows you to highlight the cursor using either the toolbar or hotkeys. Options include spotlight, highlight, drawing on the screen, magnifier or show keystrokes.



  3. SpotOnTheMouse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    SpotOnTheMouse is a mouse pointer and keyboard action visualization software. It makes mouse clicks visible ,it improves the perceptibility of the mouse pointer & it shows the special keys and combinations of keys pressed on the keyboard.

  4. PainterMouse

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Painter Mouse allows you to make demos and presentations easier to follow for your customers. Enhance the mouse cursor, control the colors, transparency and much more.

  5. highlight-pointer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Highlight mouse pointer/cursor using a dot - useful for presentations, screen sharing, .



  6. Ripplify

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Ripplify is a free, handy and delightful tool initially designed for presenters, trainers and teachers who want to highlight their mouse pointer.

    Warning

    Kaspersky deletes it as a Trojan.

  7. Kokomite

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Kokomite is a software that draws semi-transparent circles (or rings) around the mouse cursor to make the focus easier to understand in a presentation.

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