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    EventGhost Alternatives

    EventGhost is described as 'advanced, easy to use and extensible automation tool for MS Windows. It can use different input devices like infrared or wireless remote controls to trigger macros, that on their part control a computer and its attached hardware' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to EventGhost for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, AutoHotkey and X11. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like EventGhost are Hammerspoon (Free, Open Source), Repeat (Free, Open Source), Mjolnir (Free, Open Source) and xdotool (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 23, 2021

    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.
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    2. This is a tool for powerful automation of OS X. At its core, Hammerspoon is just a bridge between the operating system and a Lua scripting engine.


    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Lightweight automation and productivity power-tool for OS X.
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    4. 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.


    5. Quick Macros automates repetitive tasks, even the most complex.
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    6. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      WinLIRC allows you to transmit and receive standard infrared remote control signals. This allows you to control your computer using almost any standard infrared remote control. It also allows your computer to control other equipment which uses these signals (stereo equipment).
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    7. keystarter automation software. you can make a set of 3d button icons with keystroke command scripts and create your own popup menus - clipboards or virtual keyboards.
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