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Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator


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Not compatible with Windows 2012.

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 1/12/2016.

Ever wanted to quickly and easily define your own keyboard layout for a language Microsoft doesn't support? Or define your own keyboard layout so you can quickly and easily enter your favorite symbols with a simple keystroke? Well, want no more: the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator is here!

The Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator extends the international functionality of Windows Vista by allowing users to:

  • Create new keyboard layouts from scratch

  • Base a new layout on an existing one

  • Modify the functionality of dead keys

  • Modify an existing keyboard layout (.KLC) file and build a new layout from it

  • Package the resulting keyboard layouts for subsequent deployment and installation.

To install Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install keyboard-layout-creator

To upgrade Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade keyboard-layout-creator


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'keyboard-layout-creator'
    $fileType = 'msi'
    $silentArgs = '/qn'
    $url = ''
    $unpackDir = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $unpackFile = Join-Path $unpackDir ''
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile $packageName $unpackFile $url
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip $unpackFile $unpackDir
    $fileMsi = Join-Path $unpackDir "MSKLC.msi"
    $fileExe = Join-Path $unpackDir "setup.exe"
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $fileMsi
    Remove-Item $unpackFile -Recurse -Force
    Remove-Item $fileExe -Recurse -Force
    Remove-Item $fileMsi -Recurse -Force

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