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    Key'n'Stroke Alternatives

    Key'n'Stroke is described as 'displays keystrokes in an overlay window. (Windows 8+)'. There are eight alternatives to Key'n'Stroke for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Carnac, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Key'n'Stroke are PointerFocus (Paid), Pen Attention (Free), SpotOnTheMouse (Freemium) and PainterMouse (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2022

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      A utility to give some insight into how you use your keyboard/.
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    1. Allows you to highlight the cursor using either the toolbar or hotkeys. Options include spotlight, highlight, drawing on the screen, magnifier or show keystrokes.
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    2. A free program that places a highlighted circle or square around the cursor for use in a classroom or doing demonstrations.
    3. 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.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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.
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    6. A free, handy and delightful tool initially designed for presenters, trainers and teachers who want to highlight their mouse pointer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Shows the pushed down keys and buttons.
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