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aText Alternatives

aText is described as 'accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define' and is a Text Expander in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to aText for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is espanso, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like aText are FastKeys, Beeftext, AutoKey and PhraseExpress.

aText alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Clipboard Managers or Key Mapping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of aText.
This page was last updated Jun 22, 2022
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Parallels Desktop

aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.

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  1. espanso

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    An open source, cross-platform text expander written in Rust.

  2. All in one Windows automation software. Fully configurable text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete and mouse gestures. User-defined commands to run files, open webpages, send macros or automate anything. Incredibly powerful but yet simple to use.

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    For windows aText is not available but fast keys does the job, at least for me.

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  3. Beeftext is an open-source text substitution tool for Windows.

  4. AutoKey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.

  5. The autotext and text expander software "PhraseExpress" manages frequently used phrases for quick insertion into any application.

  6. Karabiner Elements

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key remapping, it has special remapping modes like Emacs-mode, SandS-mode (Space and Shift).

  7. Keyboard Maestro is the leading software for Mac OS X for customizing keyboards. This automation software will increase business productivity just by using simple keystrokes. It is the first choice for all your business efficiency needs.

  8. TextExpander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    TextExpander boosts team productivity by cutting the repetitive typing that creeps into every task. A quick shortcode while typing drops in the necessary language to send to clients and customers.

  9. Typinator

    • Mac

    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 insert images like your signature, location plan, or.

  10. Texpand

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Texpand is a text expansion app that helps you save a lot of time by assigning shortcuts to your frequently used texts. Features include:

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