Compose Key for Chrome OS

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What is ComposeKey?

ComposeKey is a unique Chrome extension that adds numerous keyboard layouts featuring a compose key to Chrome OS. The compose key allows entering special and non-standard characters via keyboard shortcuts. For details on the sequences or how to change the compose key, visit the related GitHub page.

Rating: 3.78 (50)
Version: 1.8 (Last updated: 2022-07-06)
Creation date: 2019-03-08
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • input
  • storage
Size: 32.74K
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Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

This extension adds several keyboard layouts with a compose key to Chrome OS.

For a list of compose key sequences or how to change the compose key, see

User reviews
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  • Useful for keyboard layouts like Dvorak
  • Provides a compose key for users used to it on other platforms
  • Option to use Caps Lock as the Compose key
  • Doesn't work on certain versions of Chrome OS
  • Uses a lot of RAM
  • Difficult to set up and use
  • No option to set as default keyboard on ChromeOS
  • No option to add custom compose keys
Most mentioned
  • Not working on certain versions of Chrome OS
  • Difficulty in setting up and using
  • The use of the right alt key to activate the function
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Risk impact

ComposeKey is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

ComposeKey has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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