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  • TextExpander icon

    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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    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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated.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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    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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    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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    WordExpander

    WordExpander is a free Phrase Expander that provides quick access to your common phrases WordExpander increases your productivity by inserting frequently used text phrases into any Windows application. Type a pre-defined text...

    Free 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

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    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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    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

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    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

  • 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

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    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

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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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    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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    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

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    QuicKeys

    QuicKeys is software that makes it easier to use your computer. With QuicKeys you can automate common things you do all the time. And you can automate tedious things you don't do all the time — things that are hard to remember. ...

    Commercial Mac

    • Discontinued The software seems to be no longer developed: the official website says that it has been designed for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and 10.6 Snow Leopard, and it substantially works with 10.10 Yosemite
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    Mywe Fast typer

    Mywe Fast typer is a powerful software solution that aims to improve productivity and helps user work smarter and type faster. Mywe Fast typer can reduce by more than 50% the amount of time you usually spend performing repetitive...

    Commercial Windows

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