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    Sikuli Alternatives

    Sikuli is described as 'visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots)' and is a very popular app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Sikuli for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, X11 and Google Chrome. The best alternative is UI.Vision RPA, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sikuli are AutoIt, Pulover’s Macro Creator, AutoKey and Actiona.

    Sikuli is mainly a Task Automation App but alternatives to it may also be Text Expanders or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Sikuli.
    This page was last updated May 27, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots).
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    1. 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).
      UI.Vision RPA vs Sikuli opinions
      Almost everyone thinks UI.Vision RPA is a great alternative to Sikuli.
      duckman Kantu combines Selenium IDE features with image recognition features, and it works inside Chrome and Firefox.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

      chunghuahua Sikuli is best for desktop automation, Kantu is better for web browser automation. Together they are unbeatable ;-)
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      Kantu is EXACTLY like Sikuli, but better for browser automation (Sikuli is for the desktop)
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Use a straightforward BASIC-like scripting language to automate your Windows GUI. Simulate key presses, mouse movement, window attributes and much more.
      AutoIt vs Sikuli opinions
      This alternative is disputed. AutoIt is still a legitimate alternative to Sikuli, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      AutoIt is more text based scripting, Sikuli is image based / OCR.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago


    2. 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.


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

    3. AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.
    4. Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists.

    5. 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.
    6. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites.
    7. Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.
    8. A free, fully-featured, and extensible tool for automating any web or desktop application. UiPath Studio Community is free for individual developers, small professional teams, education and training purposes.
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