QuicKeys Alternatives

    QuicKeys is described as 'is software that makes it easier to use your computer. With QuicKeys you can automate common things you do all the time. And you can automate tedious things you don't do all the time — things that are hard to remember'. There are more than 50 alternatives to QuicKeys for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Google Chrome and iPad. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like QuicKeys are AutoIt (Free), Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source), Pulover’s Macro Creator (Free, Open Source) and AutoKey (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

    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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    2. Use a straightforward BASIC-like scripting language to automate your Windows GUI. Simulate key presses, mouse movement, window attributes and much more.
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    3. Karabiner, previously called KeyRemap4MacBook, is a very powerful keyboard remapper for Mac OS X. In addition to simple key remapping, it has special remapping modes like Emacs-mode, SandS-mode (Space and Shift).
    4. 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.
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    5. AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.
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    6. 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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      Keyboard Maestro vs QuicKeys opinions
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      Keyboard Maestro is not merely a "text expander". It is a tool for increasing your efficiency in most operations on a Mac from system preferences and utilities to applications. It is so powerful that everything else pales by comparison. If you decide to try it you will only scratch the surface of its capabilities for the first year.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    7. Are you tired of repeatedly typing the same text over and over again? - The custom email signature you only use for your close friends. - The markdown snippet you use 5 times a day. - The text emoji you like so much (\/) (°,,,°) (\/).
    8. Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists. You don't need to know any programming language to use it: its intuitive interface allows you to create action lists (scripts) using drag & drop.
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    9. 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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      aText vs QuicKeys opinions
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      QuicKeys does many more things than typing text.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    10. 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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