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 AutoKey (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 31, 2021

    1. AutoKey is a desktop automation utility for Linux and X11. It allows you to manage collection of scripts and phrases, and assign abbreviations and hotkeys to these. This allows you to execute a script or insert text on demand in any program.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. As announced by the developer, last version, 0.90.4, released in May 2012, is feature complete and can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive. A maintained port, updated to run on Python 3, has been hosted on GitHub with the name AutoKey , previously known as AutoKey Py3

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    2. What is Typinator? Have you ever experienced the tedium and frustration of having to repeatedly type your name, e-mail address, home page url, or other words or phrases again, again and again?


    3. EventGhost is an 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.
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    4. SciTE4AutoHotkey is a SciTE-based AutoHotkey script editor.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.0.06.01, released in October 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    5. Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer.
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    6. Mouse Recorder Pro 2 is a free mouse and keyboard recording application which will record your computer mouse and keyboard input, allowing you to repeat an operation easily and fast. You can play what you have been recording in a scheduled time you set.
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    7. WinAutomation is the most advanced Windows Automation app, featuring a Macro Recorder and a Web Recorder. With WinAutomation you can teach your computer to perform your repetitive tasks automatically.
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    8. Quick Macros automates repetitive tasks, even the most complex.
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    9. PowerPro lets you take control of how you use Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP. Run commands and configure your system any way you want.
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    10. Very fast BASIC like programming language for console and gui applications, automate process, automate data exchange, connect to databases, send mails, ftp, rest api, parsing, tokenizing, files, OpenGl, graphics, sound, printing ... much more.
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