Thumb Keyboard Layouts

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

This page collects keyboard layouts for physical keyboards that has dedicated thumb keys, such as • Kinesis Advantage2 KeyboardErgodox Keyboard .

Maltron (~1977)

Kinesis Advantage 2 Keyboard Layouts

Glove80 Keyboard Layouts

Standard Gergo Layout

Xah Fly Keys Layout for Gergo keyboard

RSTHD (2016)

Created in 2016 by Xuming Zeng. Designed by using a probabilistic algorithm to find optimum. [2021-05-19 ]. Home page at

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rsthd layout

Hands Down Layouts (2020)

T-34 Layout (2021)

40percent Keyboard

Keyboard Layout Design 🔠

Keyboard Layouts and Efficiency


Layout Efficiency

Xah Keyboard Guide