AutoHotkey Alternatives for Linux
AutoHotkey is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is UI.Vision RPA, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to AutoHotkey and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to AutoHotkey are AutoKey (Free, Open Source), espanso (Free, Open Source), Actiona (Free, Open Source) and OldAutoKey (Free, Open Source).
- Open-source task and test automation tool and Selenium IDE. The UI.Vision RPA software is a browser extension that can do desktop automation as well! Use it for web automation, form filling, screen scraping and Robotic Process Automation (RPA). View 98 alternatives to UI.Vision RPA
- Freemium • Open Source
- Google Chrome
UI.Vision RPA vs AutoHotkeyKantu is better for browser automationAutoHotkey works everywhere, UI.Vision works only inside web browsersUI.Vision only works in webbrowsers
- AutoKey is a desktop automation utility for Linux and X11. It allows you to manage collection of scripts and phrases, and assign abbreviations and hotkeys to these. This allows you to execute a script or insert text on demand in any program. View 64 alternatives to OldAutoKey
The program is no longer developed. As announced by the developer, last version, 0.90.4, released in May 2012, is feature complete and can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive. A maintained port, updated to run on Python 3, has been hosted on GitHub with the name AutoKey , previously known as AutoKey Py3
- Free • Open Source
OldAutoKey vs AutoHotkeyIt does almost the same actions as AutoHotkey.
- This tool lets you simulate keyboard input and mouse activity, move and resize windows, etc. It does this using X11's XTEST extension and other Xlib functions. View 53 alternatives to xdotool
- Free • Open Source
xdotool vs AutoHotkeybecause it is as easy to use and automate, except that it doesn't really support keyboard shortcuts, but because this is built-in to most desktop environments it isn't really needed in Linux.