QuicKeys Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to QuicKeys for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Karabiner Elements, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to QuicKeys and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to QuicKeys are Keyboard Maestro (Paid), aText (Paid), TextExpander (Paid) and Hammerspoon (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 5, 2021

    1. Available since 1989, TypeIt4Me is the original text expander for Mac OS. Any time you enter text in your Mac by typing it at the keyboard, TypeIt4Me can help you do it faster and more accurately.
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    2. canSnippet allows developers to: - enter code and save it as a snippet into the application - save any selected text from everywhere (websites, text editors...
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      yType is a productivity tool to amplify your typing ability. Type a few characters (shortcut) to paste a much larger block of text (expansion) like your name, a url, picture or even several pages of formatted text instantly anywhere on your Mac in any application.
    3. Formerly iKey (changed with v2.6, 2017-04-12), yKey creates shortcuts for an action or sequence of actions that can be launched by hotkey, menu, timer, event or a USB trigger.
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      xType allows you to quickly insert frequently used phrases in your applications. Tired of writing the same text over and over again? Anytime you type text into an application, xType can help you do it faster and more accurately!

      Discontinued

      The developer discontinued this app because of Apple Sandboxing policy. It's now technically impossible for developers to develop new versions of this kind of product for the Mac App Store. xType is still available via Softpedia.

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    4. Tired of manually executing a Shortcut every morning when starting to work? Just add the Shortcut to Shortery and let it run automatically. Shortery offers seven different triggers to run a Shortcut:.
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