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AutoKey Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to AutoKey for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is espanso, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to AutoKey and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to AutoKey are Sikuli, Actiona, Repeat and OldAutoKey.

AutoKey alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Task Automation Apps or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AutoKey.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • X11

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  1. espanso icon

    espanso

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ Works Offlineespanso can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingespanso supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Portableespanso can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Sikuli icon

    Sikuli

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots).

    ⚫︎ Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Sikuli.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingSikuli supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Automatic Routing


  3. Actiona icon

    Actiona

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Actiona without registration.
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  4. Repeat icon

    Repeat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingRepeat supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  5. OldAutoKey icon

    OldAutoKey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingOldAutoKey supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Discontinued

    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 icon AutoKey , previously known as AutoKey Py3

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    xdotool

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacexdotool either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingxdotool supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  7. KHotKeys icon

    KHotKeys

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Trigger actions when certain keys are pressed.

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  8. T-Plan

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    T-Plan offers test case management and image based test automation software to the QA industry. Free Trial and evaluation, sign up today.

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    Keyboarding Master

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    Keyboarding Master is a gaming and application tool that provides its users with the ability to custom configure their input devices for specific applications within a unified configuration environment. Keyboarding Master supports Linux.

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    Razer Orbweaver Support.
  10. Quikey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A keyboard macro tool. Contribute to bostrt/quikey development by creating an account on GitHub.

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