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  • PhraseExpress icon

    PhraseExpress

    Maker of the Autotext Text Expander "PhraseExpress" for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android.

    Free Personal Windows Android Android Tablet

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    FastKeys

    Text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete, mouse gestures, macro recorder, clipboard manager and more.

    Commercial Windows

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    ArsClip

    ArsClip is a freeware utility for the windows clipboard. ArsClip monitors the clipboard and keeps track of the entries. Press a configurable hotkey and select an item (or items) to quickly paste into a program. ArsClip used to be...

    Freemium Windows Android

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    TextExpander

    TextExpander saves you countless keystrokes with customized abbreviations for your frequently-used text strings and images. Save time and effort with TextExpander! Whether its a simple email signature or several paragraphs of a...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

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    Clavier+

    Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites. Features Create global shortcuts, available in all programs Fast program launching...

    Open Source Windows

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    aText

    aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define. E.g. make an abbreviation “myname” to insert your name “First Middle Last” in any application. With aText you can easily avoid...

    Commercial Mac

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    Texter

    Text substitution app Texter saves you countless keystrokes by replacing abbreviations with commonly used phrases you define. Unlike software-specific text replacement features, Texter runs in the Windows system tray and works in any...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 0.6, released in November 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Ethervane Echo

    Ethervane Echo is a clipboard extender for Microsoft Windows XP or later. It automatically captures any piece of text copied to clipboard from any Windows application, stores it in its database and lets you retrieve it easily whenever...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.3, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    TyperTask

    Increase your efficiency by automating your keyboard with TyperTask! This tool simulates keyboard typing, and can be used to instantly type common phrases. Use it to automate chat conversations, website logins, programming code...

    Free Windows

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    Lintalist

    Lintalist allows you to store and (incrementally) search and edit texts in bundles and paste a selected text in your active program. The text can be interactive, for example you can automatically insert the current time and date, ask...

    Free Windows

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    QuickTextPaste

    Quick paste text is a small portable program that allows you to insert (paste) quickly pre-defined text in any Windows applications via keyboard shortcut.

    Free Windows

  • Breevy icon

    Breevy

    Breevy is a text expander and AutoText program for Windows that helps you type faster and more accurately by allowing you to abbreviate long words and phrases -- saving you time and money. Simply define an abbreviation for a longer...

    Commercial Windows

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    Typinator

    What is Typinator? Have you ever experienced the tedium and frustration of having to repeatedly type your name, e-mail address, home page url, or other words or phrases again, again and again? Do you frequently need to quickly...

    Commercial Mac

  • CanRemember icon

    CanRemember

    CanRemember is a canned speech manager, which allows you to quickly access stored procedures. This program is designed to add, store, edit and delete text snippets, ready to copy and paste on forums, with BBcode already prepared....

    Free Windows

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    HotKeyz

    HotKeyz is a keyboard utility with hotkey control for executing other files, folders or RUN commands. Launch applications in a Normal, Minimized or Maximized State. The Parameter option gives you parameter control when launching...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.8.3, released on June 2010, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.
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    AlomWare Actions

    AlomWare Actions is your ultimate app launcher, text expander, and system automator! Create actions that open apps, documents, folders, and web sites; automate tasks such as typing, moving and clicking the mouse, sending emails.

    Freemium Windows

  • Auto Text Expander for Google Chrome icon

    Auto Text Expander for Google Chrome

    Create custom keyboard shortcuts to expand and replace text as you type! Ever get tired of typing out long email addresses, phrases you frequently use, or just looking to save keystrokes as you type? Well fear not! Auto Text...

    Free Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome

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    TypeIt4Me

    Available since 1989, TypeIt4Me is the original text expander for Mac OS. Any time you enter text in your Mac by typing it at the keyboard, TypeIt4Me can help you do it faster and more accurately. Define a number of abbreviations...

    Commercial Mac

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    PhraseExpander

    PhraseExpander saves time typing texts, filling forms, launching programs, opening websites and automating common tasks by using customized shorts. It can also correct your spelling mistakes and includes a clipboard history manager....

    Commercial Windows

  • Texpand icon

    Texpand

    Texpand is a text expansion app that helps you save a lot of time by assigning shortcuts to your frequently used texts. Features include: • Expand text on almost all apps • Works with any virtual keyboards (Swiftkey, Google...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • AutoText

    You assign a keyword (an abbreviation) for a frequently used text snippet, phrase, sentence or paragraph, and AutoText will auto-type this snippet each time you type the abbreviation in ANY program.

    Commercial Windows

  • yType icon

    yType

    yType is a productivity tool to amplify your typing ability. Type a few characters (shortcut) to paste a much larger block of text (expansion) like your name, a url, picture or even several pages of formatted text instantly anywhere...

    Commercial Mac

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    Keymosabe

    Autocomplete, text expander, snipped organizer all-in-one. Average 30% fewer keystrokes as you type. Eliminate all typos.

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Site/download unavailable.
  • Rapidkey

    RapidKey - Autotext and Macros for Windows XP that auto fill web forms. RapidKey provides you with a new Windows functionality. This software autocompletes text phrases and autoexpands shorthands in any Windows applications.

    Freemium Windows

  • FastFox icon

    FastFox

    Simple to use Text Expander and Macro Shortcut Software for Transcriptionists, Data Entry, High Volume Emailers, and more!.

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Textspansion icon

    Textspansion

    Access your commonly typed phrases with Android’s first “text expansion” app! Access a database of your commonly typed phrases with Android’s first “text expansion” ap...

    Free Android

  • TypeMate icon

    TypeMate

    TypeMate text expander makes typing a breeze by converting shortcut text into fully formatted phrases or sentences as you type. TypeMate works in almost any Windows application that can accept text input, including word processors...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Official website unavailable.
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    Auto Typer

    The Auto Typer Software Utility can be used to type Text on Keyboard with a configurable Hot Key or Shortcut Key.

    Commercial Windows

  • TastenTrick icon

    TastenTrick

    A text expander and note taking tool for Windows. Replace abbreviations with full sentences and take notes just by tapping caps lock .

    Commercial Windows

  • Copernic WinKey icon

    Copernic WinKey

    Copernic WinKey is a free, simple and lightweight tool allowing you to redefine keyboard shortcuts with the Windows key. You can now create hotkeys to your favorite system folders, programs or even web links. Copernic WinKey can...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Development for WinKey stopped on 2005 and Copernic removed it from the official website. Last version, 2.8 , was released on July 2005, but it is still downloadable from the Wayback Machine.
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    LetMeType

    Like Microsoft's AutoComplete, LetMeType helps you enter text, but regardless of the program you use. Running in the background, it analyses what you type. After some time it has collected enough information to guess a word after...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued LetMeType was abandoned on 23 Jul 2006. The source code is available under the GPL and the last version, 1.81, is still downloadable.
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    Tactor

    Tactor tries to guess the best action for the current text selection. For example consider text containing http://xyz.com – an URL link. Or ~/Documents/MyPresentation.key – a presentation file. Both matchers and actions are fully...

    Free Mac

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    Gorgias

    Gorgias enables to insert templates with shortcuts. It's specifically designed for email: it includes variables like the recipient's name or the subject. If you have a team, templates are shared across team members...

    Freemium Mac Windows Chrome

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    Snippet Bin

    How it works: if you are running Snippet Bin and type "//for ", it can turn this into: for ( $i = 1 ; $i <= 10 ; $i++ ) { //stuff } But Snippet Bin also pastes dynamic snippets using parameters. Other...

    Commercial Windows

  • Precise Writer

    Save countless keystrokes typing in any program you use today. Less memorization and less time spent hunting for completions. Typing acceleration of 20 - 25% is typical. Any subject matter domain - medicine, chemistry, law...

    Commercial Windows

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Comment by TDL
about WordExpander Dec 2011

Apparently they had problems with a guy who bought the domain name instaphrase.com before them and they had to change the program name.

InstaPhrase is now called WordExpander and the webpage is located here : http://www.wordexpander.net/

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