HID Macros Alternatives

    HID Macros is described as 'This utility is written mainly for Flight Simluator X and has various features specifically to that end; but it can also be useful more generally if you want to activate keyboard macros with unusual keyboards or send differing commands with the same keystroke on multiple' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to HID Macros for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and X11. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HID Macros are AutoIt (Free), FastKeys (Freemium), Pulover’s Macro Creator (Free, Open Source) and Keyboard Maestro (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 31, 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. 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. 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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    4. 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.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists. You don't need to know any programming language to use it: its intuitive interface allows you to create action lists (scripts) using drag & drop.
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    8. 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.
    9. 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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    10. Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites.
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