Alternatives to WinCompose for all platforms with any license

  • Rocket

    Rocket is a free Mac app that makes typing emoji faster and easier using Slack-style shortcuts. Features: - The fastest, smoothest Slack-style emoji picker for...

    • wincompose implements a compose key, allowing access to a vast range of input including non-US characters, math and other Unicode symbols, etc. Rocket is a tool for inserting small emoji only. It covers a minuscule fraction of what WinCompose does, and can't provide even close to the same functionality. Guest • Nov 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac

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  • Character Map

    Character Map (Charmap.exe) is a utility included with Microsoft Windows operating systems and is used to view the characters in any installed font, to check what...

    Free Windows

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  • Font Viewer

    Font Viewer is an application which does exactly that - it views fonts! Arrange and view a large number fonts which are installed on your computer, applying their...

    • Font Viewer lets you view all characters a font supports, whereas WinCompose is an ease-of-access tool that lets you type those characters into arbitrary programs using shortcut sequences. Guest • Mar 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • SymbSearch

    SymbSearch lets you easily get unicode-symbols so you can simply paste it into your text you are working on. You don't have to learn by heart the specific...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • PopChar

    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...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • UnicodeChecker

    Mac OS X application to explore Unicode. Analyse and convert Unicode strings for HTML or programming. Supports UniHan, Services, AppleScript and more.

    Free Mac

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  • Gucharmap

    Gucharmap is the GNOME Character Map, based on the Unicode Character Database. Features: - Browse characters by Unicode block or script - Display information...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD MacPorts XQuartz

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WinCompose Comments

Comment by ludeq
about WinCompose · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

simple and powerfull way to insert special characters


Comment by Feliz
about WinCompose · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

It allows me to easily type siimple (and not so simple) characters on Windows that is deficient on this point