List of Keylogging Software

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

โ€ฆ include selfspy, which tracks your every keystroke in X and saves the lot and probably doesn't mail them to the NSA because the NSA already have that information. โ˜บ โ€”[Nick Alcock]

here's a list of key logging software.

key loggers are useful if you want to design keyboard, letter key layouts, or keybinding layout (such as for emacs or vim)

emacs keyfreq

For emacs.

this is useful for creating efficient keyboard shortcuts in emacs.

See: Emacs's Command Frequency Statistics

WhatPulse {Microsoft Windows, Mac, linux}

selfspy {Microsoft Windows, Mac, linux}


Linux only


Linux only. Count keystrokes on X server.

this is specifically designed for creating efficient letter layouts.

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