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 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to AutoKey are Sikuli (Free, Open Source), Actiona (Free, Open Source), OldAutoKey (Free, Open Source) and Repeat (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    1. An Open Source, Cross-platform Text Expander on steroids.
    2. Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots).
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    3. Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists. You don't need to know any programming language to use it: its intuitive interface allows you to create action lists (scripts) using drag & drop.
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    4. 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.

      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 , previously known as AutoKey Py3

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    5. Repeate 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.
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    6. 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.
    7. I just want a quick way to expand a text snippet into a longer chunk of text. For example, I want to type 'sig' and have it expand into my complete email signature – no matter what browser or email client I’m using.
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    8. Trigger actions when certain keys are pressed.
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    9. 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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    10. 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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