Ukelele is a Unicode keyboard layout editor for the XML-format keyboard layout files in OS X (".keylayout" files). It provides a graphical interface to the layout files with support for drag-and-drop character assignments, creation of dead keys, and assignment of multi-character strings.
Ukelele is not able to reassign modifier keys (Option, Shift, Command, Control, caps lock), or change the function of special keys (Return, arrow keys, function keys, etc). Rather, it is for creating keyboard layouts for different languages or other needs.
By the way, the name of this software is intentionally
- The tool to convert the current keyboard input source to a Ukelele-compatible XML file sometimes produces an incorrect script code, which makes the keyboard layout unreliable. Script codes and IDs are now fixed automatically.
- Changing the name of a keyboard layout in the inspector would deselect the keyboard layout in the collection window, and a subsequent change would
- OS X 10.8 or later