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xmodmap is described as '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' and is a Key Mapping tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to xmodmap for Windows, Mac, Linux, X11 and Wayland. The best alternative is SharpKeys, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xmodmap are Karabiner Elements, KeyTweak, Input Remapper and Key Manager.

This page was last updated Jan 5, 2021
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  • 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...

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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. KeyTweak

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    KeyTweak is a free keyboard remapper for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win 7. It makes use of Microsoft's Scancode Map registry key to remap your keyboard.

  4. Input Remapper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A tool to change and program the mapping of your input device buttons.

  5. Key Manager

    • Windows

    Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer.



  6. Kinto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A better Linux & Windows keyboard layout for professional mac users.

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  7. Key Remapper

    • Windows

    Intended for remapping keys, mouse buttons and mouse wheel actions, Key Remapper allows you to:

  8. xcape

    • 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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  9. Seil

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    PCKeyboardHack can change caps lock key behavior. For example, changing caps lock key to delete Key.

  10. Stick Shift

    • Windows

    Stick Shift saves you time by removing repetitive changes to hand position when programming.

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