Holdkey is a utility software for Windows that helps to type or insert special characters in an easy manner. You only need to hold a character, and then you will find the character variations with the help of Holdkey. The most important thing about Holdkey is that it works with all applications and programs. Such as Notepad, WordPad, Windows Live Writer etc. Even more, you can create special characters even on social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter.
Holdkey runs in the background and you can use character variants working with any application. It is quite easy and free to use software for Windows.
You can see in below screenshot, that whenever you want any special character or symbol, you can hold that key for a while. Then after a very short delay, a bar will open showing you special characters and/or symbols.
You can use any character or symbol by clicking on it or simply by pressing the related numeric key for that character. You can see how simple and easy it is to use. Moreover, if you want more characters or symbols, then you can click on more option in that bar. Immediately after this, you will move to a webpage where you will find plenty of character variants as visible in below screenshot.
Holdkey also provides a test box on its interface using which you can test it. Just hold any alphabetic character and the same bar will open up. Other than this, you can also adjust the settings of Holdkey and Holdkey Info settings using its interface.
Some Key Features of Holdkey:
- Easily create special characters of alphabetic characters.
- Provides plenty of characters or symbol variants on webpage.
- Works with almost all applications and even with social networking websites.
- Free of cost available for Windows.
Get Holdkey For Free & Create Special Characters:
If you find this software useful for you and want to download it, then click this link. After this, you will find two download options for Holdkey. First one is PRO version which is a paid version. Second ‘Download Now button’ is for its free version. Click that button and download it. After downloading Holdkey to your computer, run its setup file and install it. Once after installation, it will run on system tray. You can work with any application and can create special characters.
Note: PRO version of Holdkey will let you use this software on three different computers (by registering it) with more hotkeys. So if you want, you can buy its PRO version. Otherwise, use its free version continuously.
Holdkey gives a simple solution to use character variations which you mostly find in mobiles or with a few applications such as MS-Word. But Holdkey helps to create special characters with every application, even while working with Internet. So you can give a try to Holdkey.
Also check this CopyPasteCharacter online service to copy paste symbols or special characters.