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SpotOnTheMouse Alternatives

SpotOnTheMouse is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to SpotOnTheMouse for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Key'n'Stroke , which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SpotOnTheMouse are PointerStick, PointerFocus, Pen Attention and PainterMouse.

This page was last updated Mar 8, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

SpotOnTheMouse is a mouse pointer and keyboard action visualization software. It makes mouse clicks visible ,it improves...

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  1. Key'n'Stroke

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

  2. PointerStick

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    PointerStick is a portable tool that presents on the Windows Desktop a virtual pointer stick, for example for Presentations!



  3. PointerFocus

    • Windows

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.



  6. myPoint Light

    • Mac

    Stop hunting for your cursor!.

  7. Mouse Locator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Highly visible locator instantly reveals your mouse position. Controllable trigger time period, from 1 second to 30 minutes. Eliminates the frustrating search of your screen.

  8. 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.

  9. PinPoint

    • Mac

    PinPoint is a menubar item which displays an animated graphic around your pointer. It can help locate the pointer on your screen or multiple screens. It is also a great way to enhance your pointer with fun animated graphics!

  10. Simple Mouse Locator

    • Mac

    Simple Mouse Locator reveals the mouse position via a momentary or permanent locator. Hook up to a hot key or gesture; the trigger will cause a customizable ring to be displayed around the current mouse position.

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