Unicode Map is described as 'Browse Unicode characters by range; search for them by name; display them (when Android has the font); copy them to the clipboard; decode a string of Unicode characters to names'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Unicode Map for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is BabelMap, which is free. Other great apps like Unicode Map are Character Map (Free), WinCompose (Free, Open Source), Shapecatcher (Free) and SymbSearch (Free, Open Source).
BabelMap is a free character map application for Windows that allows you to browse through the entire Unicode character repertoire of over 107,000 characters, or search for a particular character by name or by code point.
Shapecatcher is a new website, that helps you to find specific Unicode characters, just by sketching their shape. Currently about 10000 of the most important Unicode characters are compared to your sketch and are analysed for similarities.
The character map that works! PopChar is an application that lets you insert special characters, umlauts and foreign letters into any document. With this character map, there is no need to search for or remember complex keystrokes.
Small and fast utility that can generate a whole range of Unicode symbols or the range that you set for it. The app can export the list of symbols horizontally (by default) or vertically (in that case you also can show index number as option).