HID Macros Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to HID Macros for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to HID Macros and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to HID Macros are AutoIt (Free), FastKeys (Freemium), Pulover’s Macro Creator (Free, Open Source) and Actiona (Free, Open Source).

    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. 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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    6. Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites.
    7. 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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    8. 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.

    9. 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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    10. 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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