What are the best keyloggers?

asked by Matthew Fowler
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    #1FlexiSPY

    FlexiSPY

    FlexiSPY is a software that allows users to monitor all activities of a smartphone or a computer. It can access internet activities, track locations, record and listen to calls and more. It offers over 150 features that users can avail of.

    Apps

    Android, Windows, Mac, iOS

    $68- Varies by plan

    Jason Stephens
    Written on September 7, 2017
    "Do you have a teenager at home? I do. I wanted to know what he was doing? I found out. He will be allowed to leave the house again sometime around his 25th birthday. No physical harm has befallen him. I promise."
  2. 8

    #2Hoverwatch

    Hoverwatch

    Hoverwatch is a cell phone tracker that records SMS, call history and audio, camera, locations, social media activities such as Facebook and WhatsApp, internet activities, and more. This is compatible with Android, Windows PC, and Mac OS X.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Varies by plan

    Gloria Chapman
    Written on October 5, 2017
    "I don't consider Hoverwatch worth its price. It performs fine, but compared to other key loggers, it's a bit on the pricey side. Again, I had no issues when using it (no glitches, bugs, etc.), but I think that given its cost, it should offer more features. If you don't find the price expensive, I'd say give it a try. Maybe others will find this much more valuable than I did. "
  3. 7

    #3XNSPY

    XNSPY

    XNSPY is a mobile surveillance app available both for Android and iOS devices. With this app, users can monitor phones and tablets, as well as the location of registered people in the app. A live demo can be availed to test the service.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    $99.99- Varies by plan

    Natalia Webster
    Written on April 24, 2019
    "With Xnspy, I can access all the emails my employees have sent or received. I can view their contact lists, listen to their call recordings, access their call history, and also read their text messages. I have set alerts and Xnspy notifies me immediately about any suspicious activity. Xnspy’s Keylogger and ambient recording features are the best I have used so far."
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    #4iKey Monitor

    iKey Monitor

    iKey monitor is designed as an iPhone and Android Monitoring App. It is like a Key Logger that works invisibly, remotely spies on calls, voice messages, gallery, SMS, GPS and chats. You can try it for free for 30 days before buying it.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    $49.99- Varies by plan

    Denise Reynolds
    Written on September 7, 2017
    "My husband and i decided to get our daughter a phone at 10 years old. Everyone criticized us for it and it made me nervous the things they were saying. So I downloaded iKey Monitor. I can spy on everything she does to keep her safe and limit the amount of time she is on it. "
  2. 6

    #51TopSpy

    1TopSpy

    1TopSpy is a state-of-the-art solution that gives you deep insight to problems and dangers your business face and children before they ever happen. Our discreet software works by tracking and monitoring all activity in the background of the target phone including: track GPS location, spy on text messages, web history, images, calls logs and spy call recording, spy on Whatsapp, Viber, Facebook messages, Snapchat, Line, BBM messages and much more. 

    Apps

    Android

    $29.99

    Liu Wang
    Written on November 4, 2017
    "1TopSpy is not for everyone, but those that need this service are very well aware of why. If you need to have the comfort of knowing where, perhaps a child is, 1Topspy can provide location tracking, View and track text messages. Provide Call tracking, access address books. Intercept Instant messages from a variety of apps. "
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    #6Highster Keylogger

    Highster Keylogger

    HIGHSTER is the “highest value” remote iOS cell phone spy app you’ll find anywhere, and one of the few that does not require a monthly subscription. Download, enter your license key and you’ll be able to log into your, live, remote reporting dashboard at any time. Facebook logs, WeChat, Skype, IM’s, SMS, GPS, texts, and e-mail.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $69.99

    Angela Qiao
    Written on September 7, 2017
    "Great non-subscription solution to keep track of my phone and monitor my various social media accounts and text messages and I love that I can perform many different operations on my phone including taking pictures without having to be physically near my phone; however, this app is targeting iphones and ipads, and while this app works on my Android, I would like to see an app that is specifically and uniquely designed for Android devices. "
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    #7Free Keylogger

    Free Keylogger

    Free Keylogger is a software program developed by IwantSoft designed for recording keystrokes that a user performs on his computer. It also monitors PC usage while users can customize to hide or unhide it in the background.

    Software

    Web

    Free

    Sergey Dorogov
    Written on October 30, 2018
    "The best and easiest keylogger I ever used. I has all required monitoring features, presented on a clear single-window interface."
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    #8Shadow Kid's Keylogger

    Shadow Kid's Keylogger

    Shadow is a monitoring android application which is specially developed for the parents. Shadow will also help you when one of your friends ask for your phone to use for ten minutes, but you don't trust him or her. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Jane Cunningham
    Written on September 30, 2017
    "The product itself sounds useful, but raises some profound privacy issues. While I get it that parents need to keep their kids safe on the internet, do they really need to know every keystroke, and every private word spoken to a friend? I wonder--if you do lend your phone, and find out the person did something inappropriate, does the app then do something about it? Just knowing might not be enough. The text of the site needs to be refined by a native English speaker, it is awkwardly phrased. "
  6. 1

    #9mSpy

    mSpy
    mSpy is an application for legal monitoring purposes. It allows users to keep track of computers and mobile devices. This is ideal for homes to protect family members or an office set up for observing employees.
    Apps

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    $26.99- Varies by plan

    Juan Warren
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "The link is to keylogger software that personally can only be used for nefarious activities. No mater how it's guessed as "app intended and designed for legal monitoring" it's a bad idea."
  7. 1

    #10Cocospy

    Cocospy

    Cocospy is a phone monitoring app which is designed to monitor a children's phone easily. This app can also be used to track one's real-time location, monitor text messages and calls, apps, and so on.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $49.99

    Milos Rajkovic
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "I have wonderful experience with Cocospy."
  8. 0

    #11Elite Keylogger

    Elite Keylogger

    Elite Keylogger is a software created and developed by WIDESTEP. It records keystrokes like passwords, logins, and names. It also records texts copied into clipboards. It can be installed remotely and is invisible to users.

    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Varies by plan

    John Gate
    Written on June 19, 2018
    "It monitors your computer when you are not around It helps you find out the truth It protects your kids online It's like a hidden surveillance cam It ensures your employees' efficiency"
  9. 0

    #12TheOneSpy

    TheOneSpy

    TheOneSpy is multiplatform application software that has a lot of monitoring features for your mobile or desktop. Some of the main features are remote monitoring, remote control, tracking, and chat monitoring features.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    $0.6- Varies by plan

    The One Spy App
    Written on November 10, 2018
    "TheOneSpy is a complete hidden app to record keylogs. This app records all types of key strokes i.e messengers, passwords and much more."

Summary

Best What are the best keyloggers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1FlexiSPYApps 10 Paid
2HoverwatchApps 8 Paid
3XNSPYApps 7 Paid
4iKey MonitorApps 6 Paid
51TopSpy Apps 6 Paid
6Highster KeyloggerApps 4 Paid
7Free KeyloggerSoftware 3 Free
8Shadow Kid's Keylogger Apps 2 Free
9mSpyApps 1 Paid
10CocospyApps 1 Paid
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