Alternatives to WinCompose for all platforms with any license

  • 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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  • 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 OS X Windows

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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 OS X Linux BSD MacPorts XQuartz

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  • Rocket

    Rocket is a free Mac app that makes typing emoji faster and easier using Slack-style shortcuts.

    Freemium Mac OS X

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  • AllChars

    AllChars provides a quick, easy-to-remember way of creating accents like é Ü ç î æ and special characters like ƒ ² ‰ © £ ±...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed and maintained. Last version, v5.0.181beta, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
  • Unicode-Table.com

    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.

    Free Web

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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...

    Free Windows

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  • FontMap

    FontMap may be used to view and print both installed and external fonts; it can display a table, individual characters, a keyboard view, font description, or whatever...

    Freemium 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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  • Characters

    Characters makes it easy for writers, designers and developers to access special characters. They are easily found and copied to your clipboard, either as the character...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X

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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 OS X

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  • FindThatFont!

    FindThatFont! is a handy tool that allows to preview fonts that are installed on your system and to classify them into over 30 different categories.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued 2012

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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

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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

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