When working on a project that requires typing the same messages or status updates several times throughout the day, it can get a bit tiresome without a way to shorten what you have to type to get the same result. But the job requires that you can’t use an acronym. That’s where text expanders come in to replace acronyms or other methods of shortening the way you type things out with their original longer equivalents. Software such as AutoHotkey and PhraseExpander will get the job done just fine, and there are plenty of other options here too!
Autotext text expander "PhraseExpress" for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.
Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for almost any API you might use.
Text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete, mouse gestures, macro recorder, clipboard manager and more.
PhraseExpander saves time typing texts, filling forms, launching programs, opening websites and automating common tasks by using customized shorts.
TextExpander lets you instantly insert snippets of text from a repository of emails, boilerplate and other content, as you type – using a quick search or abbreviation.
Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad. Features- Designed to make writing more enjoyable using Markdown
aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.
Keyboard Maestro enables you to create or record custom macro shortcuts that you can activate at any time.
WordExpander is a free Phrase Expander that provides quick access to your common phrases
The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.37, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.
Breevy is a text expander for Windows that helps you type faster and more accurately by allowing you to abbreviate long words and phrases -- saving you time and money.
Drafts, where text starts on iOS. Quickly capture text and send it almost anywhere! The most flexible note taking app on iOS is ready for iOS 7!
The product is no longer available on the company website. Last version, 1.20, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from Softpedia
Increase your efficiency by automating your keyboard with TyperTask! This tool simulates keyboard typing, and can be used to instantly type common phrases.
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
AceText is a smart software tool that simplifies working with text by enabling you to store, manage, edit and reuse text from a central location.
Are you tired of repeatedly typing the same text over and over again?- The custom email signature you only use for your close friends.
Lintalist allows you to store and (incrementally) search and edit texts in bundles and paste a selected text in your active program.
Quick Macros automates repetitive tasks, even the most complex.
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...
Create custom keyboard shortcuts to expand and replace text as you type!
Available since 1989, TypeIt4Me is the original text expander for Mac OS.
Direct Access text expander software can save you hours of typing every day. If you write a lot of emails, this text insertion tool is a valuable addition to your PC.
The program and the official website are no longer available.
Phrase auto-typer for Mac OS X.Kissphrase is a freeware program for Mac OS X which pastes a phrase when a keyword is typed.
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.