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AutoText is described as 'You assign a keyword (an abbreviation) for a frequently used text snippet, phrase, sentence or paragraph, and AutoText will auto-type this snippet each time you type the abbreviation in ANY program' and is a Text Expander in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to AutoText for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Google Chrome, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AutoText are PhraseExpress, FastKeys, Beeftext and Actiona.

AutoText alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Task Automation Apps or Clipboard Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AutoText.
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  1. AutoHotkey icon

    AutoHotkey

    • Windows
    149 alternatives to AutoHotkey 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightAutoHotkey consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for scriptingAutoHotkey supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  PortableAutoHotkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    PhraseExpress

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    46 alternatives to PhraseExpress 

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

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    1.  AutocompletionPhraseExpress can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Support for scriptingPhraseExpress supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Dark ModePhraseExpress supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Main program window to organize phrases in a multi-level folder structure
    The phrase menu allows users to quickly select the desired phrase.


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    FastKeys

    • Windows
    118 alternatives to FastKeys 

    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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    1.  AutocompletionFastKeys can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  PortableFastKeys can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Beeftext

    48 alternatives to Beeftext 

    Beeftext is an open-source text substitution tool for Windows.

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    Actiona

    • Windows
    • Linux
    64 alternatives to Actiona 

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

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    1.  No Coding RequiredActiona can be used without an coding or programming skills.
    2.  Works OfflineActiona can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  PortableActiona can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Actiona without registration.
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    TextExpander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    60 alternatives to TextExpander 

    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. In the words of your best writer, gather the knowledge of your most experienced...

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    aText

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Parallels Desktop
    42 alternatives to aText 

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

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in aText simultaneously.
    3.  Import CSV DataaText can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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    Clavier+

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    56 alternatives to Clavier+ 

    Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites.

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    1.  PortableClavier+ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Typinator

    • Mac
    65 alternatives to Typinator 

    What is Typinator?

    Have you ever experienced the tedium and frustration of having to repeatedly type your name, e-mail address, home page url, or other words or phrases again, again and again? Do you frequently need to quickly insert images like your signature, location plan, or.

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    PhraseExpander

    48 alternatives to PhraseExpander 

    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.

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    1.  AutocompletionPhraseExpander can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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