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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 Keyboard Maestro. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Karabiner Elements or Hammerspoon. 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 TextExpander, aText, Typinator and iCanHazShortcut.

QuicKeys alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Task Automation Apps or Key Mapping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of QuicKeys.
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  1. Keyboard Maestro icon

    Keyboard Maestro

    49 alternatives to Keyboard Maestro 

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

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  2. Karabiner Elements icon

    Karabiner Elements

    73 alternatives to Karabiner Elements 

    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).

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    TextExpander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    60 alternatives to TextExpander 

    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. In the words of your best writer, gather the knowledge of your most experienced...

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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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.

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    aText

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Parallels Desktop
    42 alternatives to aText 

    aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in aText simultaneously.
    3.  Import CSV DataaText can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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    QuicKeys does many more things than typing text.

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    Hammerspoon

    86 alternatives to Hammerspoon 

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

    • Mac
    65 alternatives to Typinator 

    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? Do you frequently need to quickly insert images like your signature, location plan, or.

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    iCanHazShortcut

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    17 alternatives to iCanHazShortcut 

    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!.

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    CustomShortcuts

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    17 alternatives to CustomShortcuts 

    Keyboard shortcuts help you work efficiently. Add keyboard shortcuts to common tasks. Use shortcuts that are easy to reach and easy to remember. Get your work done faster.

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    Shortery

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    139 alternatives to Shortery 

    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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    CodeExpander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    52 alternatives to CodeExpander 

    CodeExpander is a smart feature with TextExpander and embraces the GitHub Gist client. It saves and manages text or script snippets that require repeated input and can be expanded automatically by setting abbreviations.

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