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    HID Macros Alternatives for Mac

    HID Macros is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Keyboard Maestro. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hammerspoon or Automator. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to HID Macros and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to HID Macros are Typinator, TypeIt4Me, KeyBindingsEditor and ThisService.

    HID Macros is mainly a Text Expander but alternatives to it may also be Task Automation Apps or Programming Languages. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HID Macros.
    This page was last updated Jan 31, 2021
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    This utility is written mainly for Flight Simluator X and has various features specifically to that end; but it can also be...
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    1. 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.
    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. 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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      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? Do you frequently need to quickly insert images like your signature, location plan,
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      Available since 1989, TypeIt4Me is the original text expander for Mac OS. Any time you enter text in your Mac by typing it at the keyboard, TypeIt4Me can help you do it faster and more accurately.


    4. KeyBindingsEditor is a GUI-based editor for OS X key bindings. It allows for easy editing and supports single-action bindings (one action per keystroke), multi-action bindings (multiple actions for a keystroke) and Emacs meta binding-style multi-keystroke bindings.

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      Website unavailable but download still available at download sites.

    5. Create services from any script.

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      ThisService has been declared "abandonware" by its developer. It is still possible to obtain and use it, but no support is provided, and no further development is occurring.

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      QuicKeys is software that makes it easier to use your computer. With QuicKeys you can automate common things you do all the time. And you can automate tedious things you don't do all the time — things that are hard to remember.

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      The software seems to be no longer developed: the official website says that it has been designed for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and 10.6 Snow Leopard, and it substantially works with 10.10 Yosemite

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      Formerly iKey (changed with v2.6, 2017-04-12), yKey creates shortcuts for an action or sequence of actions that can be launched by hotkey, menu, timer, event or a USB trigger.
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