SharpKeys 3.6

An application for Windows that allows the reassignment of keyboard keys and functionality

  • Category:

    Mouse & Keyboard

  • Version:


  • Works under:

    Windows 7 / Windows 2003 / Windows Vista / Windows NT / Windows XP / Windows 2000

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free (GPL)
  • Vote:
    7.0 (29)

SharpKeys is a simple key mapping program that allows you to customize keyboard. This is an excellent piece of software for anyone who constantly hits the wrong keys when they are typing. It is also a good option for video game enthusiasts who want to completely remap their keys during competitive matches. With this software, you can map dozens of keys in a matter of minutes, and those changes are completely reversible. You can return all of the keys back to their default functions with a single click of the mouse.

Very few things are as frustrating as making the same few typos or constantly hitting the wrong keys. While many keyboards are designed to be as ergonomic as possible, they usually have at least a few problems. You might notice that the shift key sits too high or the backspace key is too close to the home key, and those issues can make typing a frustrating experience. Some Windows machines allow you to disable certain keys, but making those changes is usually time-consuming.

With SharpKeys, you will have the ability to change any key on your keyboard in a matter of seconds. After opening this program, you are presented with a blank template. When you click on the template, you will be prompted to use the key that you would like to change. Once it has identified the key, you can then alter its function or disable it entirely. The keys can even be mapped to carry out advanced functions like opening up certain programs or automatically saving documents.

Saving those alterations can be done with a single click of the mouse, and the registry can be changed back to its default settings whenever you like. Overall, this program is easy to master and extremely useful. It could drastically reduce your typos, and that will make your life much easier if you are constantly writing emails or sending messages.


  • Easily disable or alter key functions
  • Settings can be reversed


  • Not compatible with all keys
  • Not compatible with all keyboards

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