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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 8/24/2018.

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. I wrote WinCompose because I found none of the alternatives (FreeCompose, CKFW, AllChars or Unichars) to be satisfying.

To install WinCompose, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install wincompose

To upgrade WinCompose, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade wincompose


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    # dummy file for wincompose virtual package

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Software Author(s)

  • Sam Hocevar


Copyright (C) 2013-2018 Sam Hocevar


Release Notes

Fix a regression in generic Unicode input and several minor bugs.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
WinCompose 0.8.1 98 Thursday, August 16, 2018 approved
WinCompose 0.8.0 323 Friday, April 13, 2018 approved
WinCompose 0.7.7 477 Thursday, June 22, 2017 approved
WinCompose 0.7.7-beta20170511 221 Monday, May 15, 2017 exempted
WinCompose 0.7.6 427 Tuesday, April 26, 2016 approved
WinCompose 0.7.4 303 Tuesday, June 9, 2015 approved
WinCompose 0.7.2 305 Saturday, April 4, 2015 approved
WinCompose 0.7.1 214 Monday, March 16, 2015 approved
WinCompose 0.7.0 238 Friday, March 13, 2015 approved
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