How to see and count keystrokes on my PC screen?

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What is the use of displaying keystrokes on the screen?

There are a number of reasons why it can be useful to display keystrokes. The truth is, it's not something most people use. In fact, in Windows it is also possible to activate the sound of some keys. In any case, in certain situations it is convenient to have the appropriate program with which view this information.

Viewing all keystrokes on the screen can be especially helpful if you are running tutorials on the Internet. Also, it can be very useful to enable or disable special keys in Windows. Therefore, this is an ideal tool to tell a friend how to run processes on their computer or other PC related problems.



Viewing keystrokes on the screen is pretty straightforward. To do this, we will use an application that we will introduce to you below. Likewise, we will also show you another application specially designed for count the number of keys pressed.

How to see and count keystrokes on my PC screen?

See all keystrokes that we execute on our keyboard it can be quite comfortable in multiple circumstances. Also, we can do it very easily by using the Carnac program, a completely free software that you can get right away and start seeing the keystrokes you make.

Carnac the application to show the keys we press on the screen

As we have pointed out before, the Carnac application will show all the keystrokes you make with your on-screen keyboard, distinguishing itself mainly by its ease of use and because it is a completely free software. Read the following information to learn how to use and download this tool:



  1. The first thing to do is to download the application, for this you can go to the following link carnackeys.com which will direct you to the official website of the program.
  2. Once you are on said website, you just have to click on the option «Download», like this doing so you will be redirected to the site on github through which you can get the program.
  3. There are many options with which you can download the software, in any case, we recommend that you locate "Setup.exe" to download it, you just need to click on this option.
  4. Once the program has been successfully downloaded, you have to double click on it and from that moment it will start showing all the keystrokes you make on the screen, being able to observe all the times you press the keys on the keyboard.

Keyboard Tracer to count the keys pressed

On the other hand, if you want to count the beats that are made on the screen, it is better to use an appropriate software for this, in this case we present Keyboard Tracer, an application designed especially for this purpose.


  1. To get the app Keyboard Tracer, the first thing you need to do is visit the website of Keyboard Tracer. Once there, click on the "Download" option.
  2. Once the download is complete, proceed with installing the application, after which all you have to do is run the program.
  3. After running the Keyboard Tracer application, you will notice that it will start counting all the keystrokes performed on the computer.

It should be noted that the Keyboard Tracer application is a paid application, so in order to properly use its services, it is better pay the license, which can be obtained via the official website. In case none of the tools available to view the keystrokes, it is advisable to check the input device to repair the keyboard or some keys in case this is necessary.


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