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    TypeIt Alternatives

    TypeIt is described as 'The easiest way to type foreign characters and IPA phonetic symbols on your Windows PC' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to TypeIt for Windows, Mac, Linux and Adobe Flash Player. The best alternative is Mahou, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TypeIt are Punto Switcher (Free), EveryLang (Freemium), LangOver (Free) and KbdKaz 500 (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2019
    • Windows
    The easiest way to type foreign characters and IPA phonetic symbols on your Windows PC.
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    1. Punto Switcher allows easy change keyboard layout for text that was just input automatically or by pressing a hotkey.


      The last version released on March 2019 and some of it's features are incompatible with current Windows versions.


      Installer includes Yandex.Browser and hijacks home pages

    2. Translater, Check spelling, Keyboard layout switcher and Layout indicator, Clipboard manager, Diary, SmartClick, Text recognizing (OCR).
    3. Have you ever tried to type in one language but the result was in another? Annoying, eh?!
    4. Free keyboard layout for Windows.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Keyla is a program that enables you to set keyboard shortcuts for switching keyboard layout.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.1.9, released in November 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive.

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Key Switcher is monitoring the keystrokes and detects the language of each word that you type. If the keyboard is set to a different language, it automatically switches it to the correct language and fixes the typed word.
    5. Low-level keyboard switcher (runs as a daemon, no GUI interface) that allows you to bind single key (including modifier keys such as Ctrl, Fn, and CapsLock) to a language.
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    6. MLSwitcher makes life easier for those of us who have to deal with multiple input languages or share their time between OS X and Windows by providing two features:
    7. Simple keyboard layout switcher. As lightweight as you can easily ensure it doesn't contain any spyware, even if you're not a programming guru.


      Latest commit e1e72a9 on Nov 22, 2015. See

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