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    Stick Shift Alternatives

    Stick Shift is described as 'saves you time by removing repetitive changes to hand position when programming' and is a Key Mapping Tool in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Stick Shift for Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and X11. The best alternative is SharpKeys, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Stick Shift are Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source), KeyTweak (Free), Key Manager (Paid) and TouchCursor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 12, 2021

    1. SharpKeys is a 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.
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    2. 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).


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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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    3. Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer.
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    4. TouchCursor lets you use the home keys as cursor keys – in all Windows programs – keeping your fingers in the best position for fast typing. Its free and open-source. What does it do? * Lets you use the home keys as cursor navigation keys.


    5. Intended for remapping keys, mouse buttons and mouse wheel actions, Key Remapper allows you to:
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    6. The xmodmap program is used to edit and display the keyboard modifier map and keymap table that are used by client applications to convert event keycodes into keysyms. It is a part of the X.Org project.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      PCKeyboardHack can change caps lock key behavior. For example, changing caps lock key to delete Key. PCKeyboardHack can activate International Keys on Non-Apple keyboard. == Utility for the caps lock key and some international keys in PC keyboards.
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    7. DoubleCommand is software for Mac OS X (a kernel extension) that lets you remap keys, in other words change the way your keyboard works.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Physical escape key for macbooks with the Touch Bar.
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