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WinCompose

A compose key for Windows, free and open-source, created by Sam Hocevar.

A compose key allows to easily write special characters such as é ž à ō û ø ☺ ¤ ∅ « ♯ ⸘ Ⓚ ㊷ ♪ ♬ using short and often very intuitive key combinations. For instance, ö is obtained using o + " , and ♥ is obtained using < + 3 .

WinCompose also supports Emoji input for 😁 👻 👍 💩 🎁 🌹 🐊 .

Note: this software is not digitally signed. You can help with this by donating to the project.

Quick start

After installation, WinCompose should appear in the System Tray. Press and release the ⎄ Compose key to initiate a compose sequence (this key defaults to Right Alt ); the icon should change to indicate a compose sequence is in progress.

Then type in the keys for a compose sequence, such as A then E for Æ:

If Right Alt is not suitable for you, you can change it in the options.

Examples

Compose rules are supposed to be intuitive. Here are some examples:

⎄ Compose ` a → à

→ ⎄ Compose ' e → é

→ ⎄ Compose ^ i → î

→ ⎄ Compose ~ n → ñ

→ ⎄ Compose / o → ø

→ ⎄ Compose " u → ü

→ ⎄ Compose o c → ©

→ ⎄ Compose + - → ±

→ ⎄ Compose : - → ÷

→ ⎄…
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