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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 Automator. 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, TextExpander, aText and Hammerspoon.

Karabiner Elements alternatives are mainly Key Mapping Tools but may also be Text Expanders or Task Automation Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Karabiner Elements.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key...

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  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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingBetterTouchTool supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Quicksilver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingKeyboard Maestro supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    TextExpander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  5. aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in aText simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataaText can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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  6. 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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    Hammerspoon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHammerspoon can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Paletro

    • Mac

    With Paletro, by pressing ??P, you have access to all of the functionality of current focused app, including keyboard shortcuts for the most common operations.

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    Repeat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingRepeat supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Swish

    • Mac

    The missing gesture layer for macOS.

    ⚫︎ Support for GesturesSwish supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
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