xcape Alternatives

    xcape is described as 'Linux utility to configure modifier keys to act as other keys when pressed and released on their own' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are four alternatives to xcape for Linux, Mac, X11, BSD and Windows. The best alternative is SharpKeys, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xcape are Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source), xdotool (Free, Open Source) and xmodmap (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 5, 2021


    • Linux
    • Mac
    • X11
    • BSD
    • Windows


    • Key mapping
    • Keystroke
    • Support for scripting
    • Support for Hotkeys
    • Tab Control
    • Workflow Automation
    • Automation
    • Command line interface
    • Create Macro
    • Disable Keyboard Keys
    • Emacs mode


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