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    ControlPlane Alternatives

    ControlPlane is described as ', a fork of MarcoPolo , brings context-sensitive awareness to OS X' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ControlPlane for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Android, Windows, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Tasker. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Automate or Siri Shortcuts. Other great apps like ControlPlane are Workflow (Free), Autonomous (Free), Trigger (Freemium) and Quick Config (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 1, 2021

    1. Advanced automation app for Android that lets you trigger actions like alarms and app launches based on configurable events like phone calls or time of day. Tasker also lets you create apps using these automation features.
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    2. Automate various tasks on your Android smartphone or tablet. Create your automations with flowscharts, automatically change settings or perform actions based on triggered event.
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    3. Siri Shortcuts deliver a quick way to get things done with your apps with just a tap or by asking Siri. The Shortcuts app enables you to create personal shortcuts with multiple steps from your favorite apps.
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    4. Workflows connect apps and actions together to automate things you do on your device. To build a workflow, just drag and drop. Workflow includes actions for your device and for your favorite apps. With over 200 actions, the possibilities are endless.
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    5. Autonomous allow you to create Rules to perform automatic tasks with your Android device.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Trigger helps you simplify your life by automating the tasks you do daily. Activate profiles, launch applications, and more. Tailored for NFC tags, Trigger is also useful for automating actions based off bluetooth, location, and network profiles.

      Discontinued

      Last update 2019 so does not work on newer android versions due to Google killing features and requiring SDK targets

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    6. Profile configuration tool for XP and Vista for users, who travel with netbooks from one location to another. Dont waste your time changing network, system, Proxy for the web browser - settings every time you change your location.

      Discontinued

      Last version was released about 2010 according to About window. Some links on program web site are 404.

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    7. With Locale, you create situations specifying conditions under which your phones settings should change. For example, your "At School" situation notices when your location condition is "77 Mass Ave," and changes your ringer volume setting to vibrate.
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      • Mac
      Sidekick is an application that automatically updates your laptop settings based on where you are. Just install the app, configure the places that you frequent, (home, work, a coffee shop, etc.) and never fuss with your settings again!

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.8, released in August 2015, can be still bought from the official website.

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    8. Automatically connect to a network drive on Mac Os X start up and login. Remount remembers your network drives and mount them at login. Remount recognizes different network services and differents between WiFi-Networks.
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