yKey Alternatives

    yKey is described as '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'. There are more than 25 alternatives to yKey for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, X11 and AutoHotkey. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like yKey are AutoIt (Free), Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source), Sikuli (Free, Open Source) and Pulover’s Macro Creator (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 4, 2021


    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • X11
    • AutoHotkey
    • BSD
    • Google Chrome


    • Automation
    • Support for scripting
    • Support for Hotkeys
    • Macros
    • Portable
    • Text expansion
    • Create Macro
    • Task Automation
    • Workflow Automation
    • Support for Keyboard Shortcuts
    • No coding required
    • Launcher
    • Custom shortcuts
    • Program Launchers
    • Autohotkey
    • Windows Automation
    • Run Windows software
    • On-screen Keyboard
    • Exe Compiler


    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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