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aText Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to aText for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is espanso, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to aText and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to aText are FastKeys, Beeftext, PhraseExpress and TextExpander.

aText alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Clipboard Managers or Customer Support Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of aText.
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Parallels Desktop

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

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  1. espanso icon


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

    Main program window to organize phrases in a multi-level folder structure
  5. TextExpander icon


    • 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.


  6. Lintalist icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Lintalist allows you to store and (incrementally) search and edit texts in bundles and paste a selected text in your active program.

    Main search window. 1: Type query.
2: Menu + search options.
3: Result list with Part 1, Part 2, Key(board shortcut), Short(hand, abbreviation). Columns are dynamic, if part 2, key or short are not present in the loaded bundle(s) they will not be displayed.
4: Preview of top most or selected snippet text. In statusbar: loaded bundle(s) and hits / number of snippets.
  7. PhraseExpander icon


    • Windows

    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.

  8. TyperTask icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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 blocks, HTML tags, or anything else you can imagine.


    The product is no longer available on the company website. Last version, 1.20, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from Softpedia

  9. CodeExpander icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    CodeExpander is a smart feature with TextExpander and embraces the GitHub Gist client. It saves and manages text or script snippets that require repeated input and can be expanded automatically by setting abbreviations.

  10. FastFox icon


    • Mac
    • Windows

    FastFox is a text expander software used to insert your most commonly used text quickly and easily. Expand phrases, paragraphs, documents, images, and more.

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