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    UnicodeChecker Alternatives

    UnicodeChecker is described as 'Mac OS X application to explore Unicode. Analyse and convert Unicode strings for HTML or programming. Supports UniHan, Services, AppleScript and more'. There are more than 10 alternatives to UnicodeChecker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, iPhone and BSD. The best alternative is WinCompose, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like UnicodeChecker are Character Map (Free), PopChar (Paid), Shapecatcher (Free) and SymbSearch (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 13, 2022
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    1. WinCompose is a compose key for Windows. It allows to easily write special characters such as é ž à û ø ð ¤ Ø « = µ, and many more using short and often very intuitive key combinations.
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      Character Map (Charmap.
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      UnicodeChecker is far more than a mere "pick a character from this map".
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      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.
    2. 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.
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      A tool for searching unicode-symbols and copying it to the clipboard.


    3. WizKey makes it easy to type accented and other special Unicode characters using a standard US/UK keyboard with easy to remember keyboard shortcuts.
    4. Extra Keys is a software input panel for typing international accented and other special characters.
    5. 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).
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      Open source character map for the GNOME desktop environment.
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      Handy online Unicode character table with search tool, short information about origin and history of most characters in eight languages and some great compose-tools.
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