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xcape Alternatives

xcape is described as 'Linux utility to configure modifier keys to act as other keys when pressed and released on their own. - alols/xcape' and is a Key Mapping tool 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, xdotool and xmodmap.

xcape alternatives are mainly Key Mapping Tools but may also be Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of xcape.
This page was last updated Jan 5, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • X11

Linux utility to configure modifier keys to act as other keys when pressed and released on their own. - alols/xcape

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  1. SharpKeys

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

  2. Karabiner Elements

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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).



  3. This tool lets you simulate keyboard input and mouse activity, move and resize windows, etc. It does this using X11's XTEST extension and other Xlib functions.

  4. xmodmap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • X11

    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.

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