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Automator Alternatives for Windows

Automator is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Automator and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Automator are AutoIt, UI.Vision RPA, Pulover’s Macro Creator and FastKeys.

Automator alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Task Automation Apps or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Automator.
This page was last updated May 12, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

With Automator, you can accomplish time-consuming, repetitive manual tasks quickly, efficiently, and effortlessly....

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  1. AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc.

    AutoHotkey vs Automator opinions
    Most users think AutoHotkey is a great alternative to Automator.

    It lacks several of the features that make Automator more user friendly.

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  2. AutoIt

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Use a straightforward BASIC-like scripting language to automate your Windows GUI. Simulate key presses, mouse movement, window attributes and much more.

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    AutoIT does not work on the Mac :-(

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  3. 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).

    UI.Vision RPA vs Automator opinions
    Almost everyone thinks UI.Vision RPA is a great alternative to Automator.

    Kantu is a cross-platform task automation tool. It works great on Mac High Sierra, Mojave and newer.

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  4. Pulover’s Macro Creator is a Free Automation Tool and Script Generator. It is based on AutoHotkey language and provides users with multiple automation functions, as well as a built-in recorder.


    From version 4.5.1, during installation, the user is presented with an offer for software by Lavasoft and a button to decline.

  5. 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.

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

  7. 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.

  8. Organize

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The file management automation software.

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  9. Automation Workshop

    • Windows

    Automation Workshop is software for automation of complex and recurring processes that would otherwise take a lot of intensive and repetitive user work time. Create automated tasks easier than ever before. Automation Workshop requires no scripting, programming or coding skills.

  10. Mini Mouse Macro

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    A free light weight mouse macro that records mouse movements, clicks and keyboard entries. Mini Mouse Macro is totally free, no adds, no banners, no trial, free.

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