Karabiner Elements Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Karabiner Elements for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is BetterTouchTool. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Quicksilver or Hammerspoon. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Karabiner Elements and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Karabiner Elements are Keyboard Maestro (Paid), aText (Paid), TextExpander (Paid) and Automator (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    1. BetterTouchTool is a great, feature packed app that allows you to configure many gestures for your Magic Mouse (1 & 2), Macbook Trackpad and Magic Trackpad (1 & 2) and also Mouse Gestures for normal mice.
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    2. Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.
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    3. 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.
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    4. aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define. E.g. make an abbreviation “myname” to insert your name “First Middle Last” in any application. With aText you can easily avoid typing the same thing over and over.
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    5. 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.


    6. TextExpander boosts team productivity by cutting the repetitive typing that creeps into every task. A quick shortcode while typing drops in the necessary language to send to clients and customers.
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    7. 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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    8. Repeate 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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      Lightweight automation and productivity power-tool for OS X.
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      The missing gesture layer for macOS.
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