Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Pro

Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Pro 7.0

Sets a virtual keyboard on your screen to use with your mouse or fingers
4.4  (14 votes)
2.6
7.5.0 (See all)

This novel software tool installs a virtual keyboard on your screen that you can use with your mouse or your fingers. This keyboard is very convenient in many situations, such as when working with tablet PCs or PCs in kiosk mode. In general terms, if for whatever reason you're not able to use a real keyboard, this virtual one could be the right solution for you. The program offers you many interchangeable keyboard layouts and designs to work with total comfort.

Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Pro is much more than a simple virtual keyboard, as it offers many extra functions and features that turn it into a very comprehensive tool. For example, you can set the keyboard to hide itself and minimize to the tray area automatically when not in use and to re-appear at any moment with a single click. Another helpful feature is the auto-complete function, which suggests you full words as soon as you start typing a character sequence even when the keyboard is hidden, so that you can select the right word from the list and save a lot of time. This tool works very well even when using your real keyboard, acting as a typing trainer.

Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Pro offers a really large number of keyboard layouts, designs, and sizes for you to choose from. Besides, the program offers shortcut keys for many popular apps, like Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Office and OpenOffice applications, and many more. Moreover, you can select a keyboard language among nearly 25 popular ones worldwide, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, and others.

Finally, I will mention that this program comes in two editions ─ Lite and Pro. Of course, the Pro edition offers many more helpful features as compared with the Lite edition. For example, only the Pro edition offers multi-touch support, gestures, keyboard zoom, special characters, automatic updates, and others. In a nutshell, Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Pro offers a useful and full-featured virtual keyboard whose extra functions and tools turn it into a must-have, especially when you are not able to use a hardware keyboard.

Ricardo Soria
Editor rating:

Review summary

Pros

  • Offers you many interchangeable layouts and designs
  • You can set it to auto-hide when not in use
  • Includes a very helpful word auto-complete function
  • When used in conjunction with a real keyboard, the program can act as a typing trainer
  • Supports multiple popular languages
  • Offers shortcut keys for many well-known applications

Cons

  • The amount of menus and configuration screens it includes may turn it a bit hard to use
Info updated on: