X Keyboard Extension (XKB) Alternatives
SharpKeys is a utility that manages a Registry key that allows Windows to remap one key to any other key. Included in the application is a list of common keyboard keys and a Type Key feature to automatically recognize most keyboard keys. It was developed in C# using .NET v2.
- - SharpKeys is the most popular Windows alternative to X Keyboard Extension (XKB).
- - SharpKeys is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to X Keyboard Extension (XKB).
Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key remapping, it has special remapping modes like Emacs-mode, SandS-mode (Space and Shift).
- - Karabiner Elements is the most popular Mac alternative to X Keyboard Extension (XKB).
The xmodmap program is used to edit and display the keyboard modifier map and keymap table that are used by client applications to convert event keycodes into keysyms. It is a part of the X.Org project.
- - xmodmap is the most popular Linux alternative to X Keyboard Extension (XKB).
Keyszer is a smart key remapper for Linux (and X11) written in Python. It's similar to xmodmap but allows far more flexible remappings. Keyszer was forked from xkeysnail which no longer seems actively maintained.