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    pywinauto is described as 'set of python modules to automate the Microsoft Windows GUI. At its simplest it allows you to send mouse and keyboard actions to windows dialogs and controls' and is an app in the Development category. There are nine alternatives to pywinauto for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Google Chrome and X11. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like pywinauto are AutoIt (Free), UI.Vision RPA (Freemium, Open Source), Pulover’s Macro Creator (Free, Open Source) and Automator (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 14, 2022
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    • Windows
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    pywinauto is a set of python modules to automate the Microsoft Windows GUI. At its simplest it allows you to send mouse and...
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    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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      • Windows
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      Use a straightforward BASIC-like scripting language to automate your Windows GUI. Simulate key presses, mouse movement, window attributes and much more.
    2. Open-source task and test automation tool and Selenium IDE. The UI.Vision RPA software is a browser extension that can do desktop automation as well! Use it for web automation, form filling, screen scraping and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).
    3. 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.

      Bundleware

      From version 4.5.1, during installation, the user is presented with an offer for software by Lavasoft and a button to decline.

    4. 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.
    5. AutoKey is a desktop automation utility for Linux and X11. It allows you to manage collection of scripts and phrases, and assign abbreviations and hotkeys to these. This allows you to execute a script or insert text on demand in any program.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. As announced by the developer, last version, 0.90.4, released in May 2012, is feature complete and can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive. A maintained port, updated to run on Python 3, has been hosted on GitHub with the name AutoKey , previously known as AutoKey Py3

    6. WinAutomation is the most advanced Windows Automation app, featuring a Macro Recorder and a Web Recorder.
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      • Linux
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      Anacron is a periodic command scheduler. It executes commands at intervals specified in days. Unlike cron, it does not assume that the system is running continuously.
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