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Hoekey Alternatives

Hoekey is described as 'HoeKey is a lightweight portable application that helps you create user-defined hot key combinations that control a wide variety of Windows functions from launching programs to modifying windows' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Hoekey for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, AutoHotkey and X11. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hoekey are Actiona, Clavier+, Hammerspoon and Nimi Places.

Hoekey alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Task Automation Apps or Desktop Customization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hoekey.
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  1. AutoHotkey icon

    AutoHotkey

    • Windows
    149 alternatives to AutoHotkey 

    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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    1.  LightweightAutoHotkey consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for scriptingAutoHotkey supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  PortableAutoHotkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Actiona

    • Windows
    • Linux
    64 alternatives to Actiona 

    Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists.

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    1.  No Coding RequiredActiona can be used without an coding or programming skills.
    2.  Works OfflineActiona can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  PortableActiona can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Actiona without registration.
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    Clavier+

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    56 alternatives to Clavier+ 

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

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    1.  PortableClavier+ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Hammerspoon

    84 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHammerspoon can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Nimi Places

    15 alternatives to Nimi Places 

    Organizes desktop into customizable containers - showing folders (e.g.: local folders, network locations) contents, displayed as icons/thumbnails on scrollable surface. In-built thumbnail engine is capable of displaying thumbnails for supported Open Documents and PSD images, but...

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    1.  PortableNimi Places can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    xdotool

    • Linux
    • X11
    58 alternatives to xdotool 

    This tool lets you simulate keyboard input and mouse activity, move and resize windows, etc. It does this using X11's XTEST extension and other Xlib functions.

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    1.  Command line interfacexdotool either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Support for scriptingxdotool supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Repeat

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java
    57 alternatives to Repeat 

    Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.

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    1.  Support for scriptingRepeat supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Splat

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to Splat 

    Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) is a program that allows you to build launch profiles that can include the following: 1) Launching applications, files, folders, URLs, etc., 2) The closing/killing of processes, and 3) Starting and stopping of services.

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    Mini Mouse Macro

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    107 alternatives to Mini Mouse Macro 

    A free light weight mouse macro that records mouse movements, clicks and keyboard entries. Mini Mouse Macro is totally free, no adds, no banners, no trial, free.

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    1.  Support for scriptingMini Mouse Macro supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Quick Macros

    92 alternatives to Quick Macros 

    Quick Macros automates repetitive tasks, even the most complex. Your macros can press keys, click buttons, links, menu items, on-screen images and other UI objects, manage windows, run and manage files, wait for various events, show dialogs, send/receive internet files and...

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    1.  Support for scriptingQuick Macros supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  PortableQuick Macros can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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