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entr Alternatives

entr is described as 'Run arbitrary commands when files change' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to entr for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, Mac, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like entr are Tasker, Easer, Automate and Automator.

entr alternatives are mainly Task Automation Apps but may also be Text Expanders or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of entr.
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Run arbitrary commands when files change.

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    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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    Tasker

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    50 alternatives to Tasker 

    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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    Easer

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    15 alternatives to Easer 

    Easer is an event-driven Android automation app. It knows various events, and you, the user, could tell it what to do on what event (and even combine multiple events!). Routine actions no longer need to be taken manually.

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    Automate

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    33 alternatives to Automate 

    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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    Automator

    • Mac
    59 alternatives to Automator 

    With Automator, you can accomplish time-consuming, repetitive manual tasks quickly, efficiently, and effortlessly. Automator lets you skip the complex programming and scripting that is normally required to create automations.

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    MacroDroid

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Android Auto
    • Android-x86
    • Android Wear
    • Android TV
    • BlueStacks
    • LDPlayer
    • Lineage OS
    27 alternatives to MacroDroid 

    MacroDroid is the easiest way to automate tasks on your Android smartphone or tablet. Via the straightforward user interface MacroDroid makes it possible to build fully automated tasks in just a few taps.

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    Workflow

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    22 alternatives to Workflow 

    Workflow is your personal automation tool, enabling you to drag and drop any combination of actions to create powerful workflows.

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    1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Workflow using IFTTT.
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      System Scheduler

      35 alternatives to System Scheduler 

      System Scheduler for Windows, Free Task Scheduling Software replace Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler

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    • Repeat icon

      Repeat

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
      57 alternatives to Repeat 

      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.

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      1.  Support for scriptingRepeat supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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      Flic

      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      22 alternatives to Flic 

      Create shortcuts to your favorite actions, such as home automation, smart phone features such as alarms, sending emails, playing sounds, controling music. Ever growing list of supported integrations, such as LIFX, Philips Hue, WeMo and more.

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      1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Flic using IFTTT.
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