Screenkey is described as 'screencast tool to display your keys inspired by Screenflick for Mac OS and based initially on Key-mon project' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Screenkey for Windows, Mac, Linux and Xfce. The best alternative is Carnac, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Screenkey are KeyCastr (Free, Open Source), Mouseposé (Paid), YAKD (Free, Open Source) and Kling (Free, Open Source).
Mouseposé is the indispensible mouse pointer highlighting tool (aka "virtual laserpointer") for everyone doing demos at tradeshows, presentations and trainings, or those individuals with huge and high resolution displays.
YAKD (Yet Another Key Displayer) is a lightweight, open-source Windows tool for displaying keyboard and mouse button presses on-screen, typically for use with screen recording and screen-casting. RTSS Rivatuner Statistics Server is supported.
A utility to show keyboard keys visually on the Windows screen. - KaustubhPatange/Kling Visually display keys on Windows screen Detect multiple keys and key holds Allow you to change location of display Allow you to change amount of display time
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Accomplishes the same type of function for Windows OS
Screenflick features high performance screen capturing for smooth, fluid motion up to 60 fps. Screenflick can record any portion of the screen, simultaneously recording audio from internal or external microphones and the system audio.
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.
KeyPress OSD is a full-featured screencasting tool for displaying key-presses on Windows. Beyond on-screen keypress display, it features text-expansion, mouse-highlighting and a multi-clipboard manager.