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 Sep 23, 2021

    1. 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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      For text macros, TextExpander is the best. It's simple to use, powerful, and free for non-commercial use. Sadly, Quickeys is no longer supported, and the dog-in-the-manger owners of the software refuse to let it into the public domain.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

    2. Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites.

    3. 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.


      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

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    4. Texpand is a text expansion app that helps you save a lot of time by assigning shortcuts to your frequently used texts.
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    5. What is Typinator? Have you ever experienced the tedium and frustration of having to repeatedly type your name, e-mail address, home page url, or other words or phrases again, again and again?

    6. Automation Workshop is software for automation of complex and recurring processes that would otherwise take a lot of intensive and repetitive user work time. Create automated tasks easier than ever before. Automation Workshop requires no scripting, programming or coding skills.
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    7. Simple shortcut manager for macOS 10.8 or higher. It lets you execute any command that works in your terminal by pressing a combination of keyboard keys. No rocket science involved!.
    8. Increase your efficiency by automating your keyboard with TyperTask! This tool simulates keyboard typing, and can be used to instantly type common phrases. Use it to automate chat conversations, website logins, programming code blocks, HTML tags, or anything else you can imagine.


      The product is no longer available on the company website. Last version, 1.20, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from Softpedia

    9. Save time and keystrokes by assigning shortcuts to commonly used text.
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    10. Quick Macros automates repetitive tasks, even the most complex.
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