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Hammerspoon Alternatives

Hammerspoon is described as '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' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Hammerspoon for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, X11 and Google Chrome. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hammerspoon are AutoIt, Pulover’s Macro Creator, UI.Vision RPA and FastKeys.

Hammerspoon alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Task Automation Apps or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hammerspoon.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

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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.

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    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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  3. 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.

    Bundleware

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

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  4. 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 software is a browser extension, but it can do desktop automation as well!
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    hammerspoon isn't a testing or process automation tool, UI.Vision is.

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  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.

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

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    AutoKey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.

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    Karabiner Elements

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key remapping, it has special remapping modes like Emacs-mode, SandS-mode (Space and Shift).

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  9. Keyboard Maestro is the leading software for Mac OS X for customizing keyboards. This automation software will increase business productivity just by using simple keystrokes. It is the first choice for all your business efficiency needs.

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    Actiona

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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