Download Keyboard Shortcuts - Best Software & Apps

  • MathType

    6.9

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An excellent equation editor compatible with Office

    7
    415 votes
    • PROS: Professional, easy to export results, Different autoformat styles when writing, Keyboard shortcuts for frequently used formulas, Compatible with MathML, TeX and Texvc (Wikipedia)
    • CONS: You can only add a limited number of shortcuts, Somewhat chaotic and overcrowded keyboard
  • DimScreen

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Change screen brightness with a click or a keyboard shortcut

    6
    126 votes
    • PROS: Customizable keyboard shortcuts, Initial brightness parameter, Works with all screens, Does not require installation
    • CONS: Does not assign shortcuts to specific percentages, Only ten brightness levels to choose from
  • MPlayer

    RC 2 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Windows Mobile
    Pocket PC

    A great free player with support for hundreds of formats

    7
    118 votes
    • PROS: Support for hundreds of formats, Very fast response, Light on system resources, Extensive support for keyboard shortcuts
    • CONS: Dull interface
  • Shift It

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Manage open windows in Mac OS X

    8
    34 votes
    • PROS: Great way to manage windows in OS X, Shifts windows instantly, Keyboard shortcuts
    • CONS: No way to setup mouse gestures
  • Xee

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A light and fast image viewer

    7
    34 votes
    • PROS: Keyboard shortcuts, Browsing through images, Supports all image formats
    • CONS: Some items hidden from menu bar at startup
  • DuckCapture

    2.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple but perfect screen captures

    7
    20 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, 3 save formats, 4 capture settings, Keyboard shortcuts
    • CONS: No editing features, Cannot time-delay shots
  • Clover

    3.0.386

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Science & education program for Windows

    6
    27 votes
    • WinDjView

      2.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A slick DjVu document viewer

      6
      44 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight and compact tool, Dictionary and text search options included, Custom keyboard navigation and scrolling shortcuts available, Magnifying glass and marquee zoom available
      • CONS: Advanced features take time to learn
    • Inky

      rc20130103

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Simplify your email

      4
      17 votes
      • PROS: Intuitive interface, Good Gmail integration, Quick search, Priority inbox, Useful keyboard shortcuts, Support for many email services
      • CONS: No label support, Relevance symbols too similar, Doesn't pull in Google Contacts
    • foobar2000

      1.3.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A fast, light audio player that focuses on functionality

      8
      67 votes
      • PROS: Very light on resources, Extremely fast, Can be controlled with keyboard shortcuts or media keys, Includes tools to rip CDs and convert files, Support for all popular formats, Optional portable installation
      • CONS: Not suitable for eye-candy lovers!
    • Texter

      0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Software to Replace Abbreviations with Text

      7
      38 votes
      • PROS: It is able to work with most traditional text editors and software packages., The ability to choose specific keyboard shortcuts based off of user preferences:,
      • CONS: The platform was last updated in 2009. This could present some issues with modern systems., There are potential compatibility issues with third-party software.,
    • CheatSheet

      1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Instantly access keyboard shortcuts on your Mac

      7
      7 votes
      • PROS: Instantly provides keyboard shortcuts for apps, Discreet and easy to access
      • CONS: Doesn't work for all apps
    • Alchemy

      Beta 0.8.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      A Free (GPL) Design & photography program for Windows

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Configurable keyboard shortcuts
      • CONS: Unstable
    • Wunderlist for Windows 10

      3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Manage your tasks with style

      6
      52 votes
      • PROS: Awesome design, Support for keyboard shortcuts and drag and drop, Cross-platform syncing, Custom task lists and built-in search
      • CONS: Not much room for text in tasks
    • Keyboard Shortcuts

      1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Software utilities program for Windows

      7
      36 votes
      • Qliner Hotkeys

        2.0.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        The keyboard is back

        7
        16 votes
        • Movica

          Beta 0.6.6

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Join, split or edit WMV, FLV and MPEG files

          5
          18 votes
          • PROS: Allows you to edit .wmv, .flv .rm and .mpg files, Lots of keyboard shortcuts to make editing easy
          • CONS: Status messages can be confusing
        • Hotkeyz

          2.8.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Customizable keyboard shortcuts for anything

          8
          8 votes
          • PROS: Fully customizable: add as many categories and shortcuts as you want, Minimal system footprint
          • CONS: Program needs to be constantly running, Loads of shortcuts to memorize!
        • Pocket

          (Read it later) Firefox add-on 2.1.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android
          Mac
          iPhone
          Web Apps

          Never miss an interesting online article

          8
          8 votes
          • PROS: Full of features, Keyboard shortcuts, Share links on various social websites
          • CONS: Beta version, so could be buggy
        • Dictionary.NET

          6.1.4986

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Handy desktop dictionary powered by Google Translator

          6
          62 votes
          • PROS: Support for many languages, in any combination, Can be opened automatically with keyboard or mouse shortcuts, Translate text by selecting it with your mouse
          • CONS: No perfect results (as with any automatic translator), Automatic language detection doesn't work properly
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        11.3.6678.4Windows
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        56.1.4986625.5Windows