Alternatives to HID Macros for Mac with any license

  • Karabiner

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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  • Automator

    With Automator, you can accomplish time-consuming, repetitive manual tasks quickly, efficiently, and effortlessly. Automator lets you skip the complex programming and...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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  • Hammerspoon

    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.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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  • Action(s)

    Action(s) is a free automation software that lets you build workflows that accomplish manual tasks quickly, efficiently, and effortlessly. It doesn't require any...

    Free Mac OS X Windows

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    • Discontinued Since November 2013 the program is no longer supported. Last version, 1.1.8, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Typinator

    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...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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  • TypeIt4Me

    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...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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  • KeyBindingsEditor

    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...

    Free Personal Mac OS X

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  • ThisService

    Create services from any script.

    Free Mac OS X

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    • Discontinued 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.
  • iKey

    iKey is an automation utility, a program that creates shortcuts to accomplish repetitive tasks. In essence, an iKey shortcut is a little program in its own right, but...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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  • QuicKeys

    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...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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    • Discontinued 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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