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Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Tool
  • Language: English

Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator allows users to create or modify keyboard layouts

  • Ever wanted to quickly and easily define your own keyboard layout for a language Microsoft doesn't support? Or define your own keyboard layout so you can quickly and easily enter your favorite symbols with a simple keystroke? Well, want no more: the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator is here!

    The Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator extends the international functionality of Windows Vista by allowing users to:

    • Create new keyboard layouts from scratch

    • Base a new layout on an existing one

    • Modify an existing keyboard layout (.KLC) file and build a new layout from it

    • Package the resulting keyboard layouts for subsequent deployment and installation.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

FileSHA1 HashSize
MSKLC.exe168f6395e3d60749338a3dcd6df18d02762dbc5b10.04 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2

    • .NET Framework 2.0

Installation Instructions

    1. Click the Download button on this page to start the download, or choose a different language from the drop-down list if applicable, and click Go.
    2. Do one of the following:
      • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
      • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.

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