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Free PointerFocus Alternatives

The best free alternative to PointerFocus is SpotOnTheMouse. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to PointerFocus and ten of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to PointerFocus are Key'n'Stroke , Pen Attention, PainterMouse and KeyPosé.

This page was last updated Mar 8, 2022
  • Windows

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

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  1. 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.

    SpotOnTheMouse vs PointerFocus opinions
    Most users think SpotOnTheMouse is a great alternative to PointerFocus.

    pointerfocus has not only highlight function. but spotonthemouse has only highlight function with worse graphic.

    so it can't be alternative.

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    more function compare to pointerfocus

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  2. Key'n'Stroke

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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    Great application for this purpose

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    neat small tool to keep track of your pointer as well as your keystrokes. I personally use it for screencasting.

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  3. Pen Attention

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

  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. KeyPosé

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A Little utility that implements a global key logger which displays all shortcuts & keystrokes as you type on screen and with a semi-transparent overlay. This makes it very easy to show any shortcuts you use if you for example record a software demo.

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  6. 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.

  7. Projecteur

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Projecteur is a virtual laser pointer for use with inertial pointers such as the Logitech Spotlight. Projecteur can show a colored dot, a highlighted circle or a zoom effect to act as a pointer.

  8. ShowOff

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Shows the pushed down keys and buttons.

  9. 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.

  10. highlight-pointer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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