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SharpKeys is described as 'utility that manages a Registry key that allows Windows to remap one key to any other key. Included in the application is a list of common keyboard keys and a Type Key feature to automatically recognize most keyboard keys. It was developed in C# using .NET v2' and is a popular Key Mapping tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SharpKeys for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, X11 and Wayland. The best alternative is Karabiner Elements, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SharpKeys are KeyTweak, Input Remapper, Microsoft keyboard layout creator and Key Manager.

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SharpKeys is a utility that manages a Registry key that allows Windows to remap one key to any other key. Included in the...

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    Karabiner Elements

    73 alternatives to Karabiner Elements 

    Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key remapping, it has special remapping modes like Emacs-mode, SandS-mode (Space and Shift).

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    KeyTweak

    21 alternatives to KeyTweak 

    KeyTweak is a free keyboard remapper for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win 7. It makes use of Microsoft's Scancode Map registry key to remap your keyboard.

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    Input Remapper

    10 alternatives to Input Remapper 

    A tool to change and program the mapping of your input device buttons.

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    ITS AWESOME ALTERNATIVE. SAME FUNCTIONAL! FINALLY I REBIND SPACE TO ALT_L AND ALT_L TO SPACE. GOD SAVE THIS APP! AMAZING! BEST ALTERNATIVE! OMG IM VERY HAPPY IM LOOCKING FOR IT VERY LONG

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  4. Microsoft keyboard layout creator icon

    Microsoft keyboard layout creator

    15 alternatives to Microsoft keyboard layout creator 

    Ever wanted to quickly and easily define your own keyboard layout for a language Microsoft doesn't support? Or define your own keyboard layout so you can quickly and easily enter your favorite symbols with a simple keystroke?

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    Key Manager

    65 alternatives to Key Manager 

    Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer. Thanks to its flexible interface, you can now create various actions and execute them by pressing keys, mouse buttons and combinations of...

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    Ukelele

    13 alternatives to Ukelele 

    The macOS supports an XML-based format for keyboard layouts (.keylayout files). However, modifying keyboard layouts—let alone creating entirely new keyboard layouts, such as for a new script—by directly editing the XML text is tedious and error-prone.

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    Keyboard Layout Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • GitHub
    4 alternatives to Keyboard Layout Editor 

    Keyboard-layout-editor.com is a web application that enables the editing of keyboard-layouts, i.e., the position and appearance of each physical key.

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    HotKeyBind

    5 alternatives to HotKeyBind 

    HotKeyBind is a program that lets you use hotkeys (shortcut key combinations) to do common tasks: opening a web page, launching applications, opening files, shutting down the computer and so on.

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      Discontinued

      last update was in 2013 : appears discontinued/unmaintained as of May 2021 , but still available on sourceforge

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      Kinto

      • Windows
      • Linux
      7 alternatives to Kinto 

      A better Linux & Windows keyboard layout for professional mac users.

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    • xcape

      • Linux
      • X11
      7 alternatives to xcape 

      Linux utility to configure modifier keys to act as other keys when pressed and released on their own. - alols/xcape

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