Download Keyboard Shortcuts - Best Software & Apps

  • DimScreen

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Change screen brightness with a click or a keyboard shortcut

    7
    542 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
  • MathType

    7.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An excellent equation editor compatible with Office

    7
    747 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
  • MPlayer

    RC 2 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Pocket PC
    Windows Mobile

    A great free player with support for hundreds of formats

    8
    427 votes
    • PROS: Support for hundreds of formats, Very fast response, Light on system resources, Extensive support for keyboard shortcuts
    • CONS: Dull interface
  • ALLPlayer

    8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free and Capable DVD Player for Windows

    7
    808 votes
    • PROS: Quick to launch, Runs smooth and fast, Doesn’t consumer too much CPU power, Installer is customizable
    • CONS: Doesn’t natively support all types of media files, Optional bloatware could slow your computer down, Online movies may not load at times, Support is limited
  • DuckCapture

    2.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple but perfect screen captures

    8
    42 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, 3 save formats, 4 capture settings, Keyboard shortcuts
    • CONS: No editing features, Cannot time-delay shots
  • WinDjView

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A slick DjVu document viewer

    7
    70 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
  • Clover

    3.0.386

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Science & education program for Windows

    7
    82 votes
    • Office Tab

      9.80

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Tabs for Microsoft Office have arrived

      8
      33 votes
      • Shift It

        1.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Manage open windows in Mac OS X

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

        rc20130103

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Simplify your email

        7
        15 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
      • Xee

        2.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A light and fast image viewer

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

        0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free Software to Replace Abbreviations with Text

        8
        47 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.
      • Boxy SVG

        3.3.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Free graphics editor for any platform

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Create beautiful illustrations, Browser support
        • CONS: None
      • CheatSheet

        1.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Instantly access keyboard shortcuts on your Mac

        6
        11 votes
        • PROS: Instantly provides keyboard shortcuts for apps, Discreet and easy to access
        • CONS: Doesn't work for all apps
      • Wunderlist for Windows 10

        3.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Manage your tasks with style

        7
        86 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
      • Spectacle

        1.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Manage Your Windows Your Own Way For Free

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Simple to understand, Highly flexible
        • CONS: Needs user tweaking
      • Awesome Video Player

        1.0.5.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Seeing Multiple Videos At Once

        8
        19 votes
        • PROS: Supports most video formats, Open 16-32 videos simultaneously, View a scene in multiple clips, Watch all clips collection
        • CONS: Dependent on GPU and CPU capacity, May not support all video formats, More features hidden in Pro Edition, Few playback options
      • Perfect Keyboard

        8.5.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Save time with this text replacement and macro program. It supports hot-keys, text shortcuts and auto-complete.

        7
        12 votes
        • Pocket

          (Read it later) Firefox add-on 2.1.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android
          Mac
          iPhone

          Never miss an interesting online article

          7
          19 votes
          • PROS: Full of features, Keyboard shortcuts, Share links on various social websites
          • CONS: Beta version, so could be buggy
        • Hotkeyz

          2.8.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Customizable keyboard shortcuts for anything

          7
          14 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!
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