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    Shortcat Alternatives

    Shortcat is described as 'keyboard tool for Mac OS X that lets you "click" buttons and control your apps with a few keystrokes. Think of it as Spotlight for the user interface' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Shortcat for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Google Chrome and Firefox. The best alternative is Vimium, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Shortcat are Fluent Search (Free), cVim (Free, Open Source), Vimac (Free, Open Source) and Vieb (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 23, 2021

    1. Upon pressing G, Keys for Safari generates & renders shortcuts for every clickable element on the page. It's a much more beautiful and simple alternative to apps that just display a little yellow tag anywhere without much thought to user experience.
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    2. VimFx is a Mozilla Firefox extension which introduces Vim-style keyboard shortcuts for browsing and navigation, significantly reducing the use of mouse, and allowing your hands to rest on the home row.

      Discontinued

      Didn't make it a WebExtension

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      Vrome is a Vim keybindings extension for Chrome. Designed to provide a more efficient browsing experience, Vrome comes with its own additions that will surprise you. Vim and Vimperator/Pentadactyl users will feel right at home.
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    3. Conkeror is a keyboard-oriented, highly-customizable, highly-extensible web browser based on Mozilla XULRunner, written mainly in JavaScript, and inspired by exceptional software such as Emacs and vi.
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    4. Mouseless Browsing (MLB) enables you to browse the web entirely with the keyboard. The basic principle is to add small boxes with unique ids behind every link and/or form element. You just have to type in the id to trigger the corresponding action i.e.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      Mouse less browsing (without shortcuts) https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/spotlink/ccpeekpolhnigeclfncaglcennmfcfjg?hl=nl.
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    5. Bring Vim moves to macOS input fields. And non input fields. Is that everywhere yet? WHY
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