AlternativeTo Logo

Tactor Alternatives

Tactor is described as 'tries to guess the best action for the current text selection. For example consider text containing http://xyz.com – an URL link. Or ~/Documents/MyPresentation.key – a presentation file. Both matchers and actions are fully customizable' and is a Text Expander in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Tactor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Tactor are FastKeys, PhraseExpress, Beeftext and AutoKey.

Tactor alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Clipboard Managers or Task Automation Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Tactor.
This page was last updated
Tactor iconTactor
  1
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

Tactor tries to guess the best action for the current text selection. For example consider text containing...

Learn more about Tactor

  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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAutoHotkey consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingAutoHotkey supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Tray menu
  2. All in one Windows automation software. Fully configurable text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete and mouse gestures. User-defined commands to run files, open webpages, send macros or automate anything. Incredibly powerful but yet simple to use.

    ⚫︎ AutocompletionFastKeys can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    ⚫︎ PortableFastKeys can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot


  3. The autotext and text expander software "PhraseExpress" manages frequently used phrases for quick insertion into any application.

    ⚫︎ AutocompletionPhraseExpress can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModePhraseExpress supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Main program window to organize phrases in a multi-level folder structure
  4. Beeftext is an open-source text substitution tool for Windows.

    ⚫︎ PortableBeeftext can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
  5. AutoKey icon

    AutoKey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingAutoKey supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot


  6. TextExpander icon

    TextExpander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
  7. aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in aText simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataaText can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
  8. Hammerspoon icon

    Hammerspoon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHammerspoon can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Configuration window
  9. Typinator icon

    Typinator

    • Mac

    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.

    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
  10. PhraseExpander icon

    PhraseExpander

    • Windows

    PhraseExpander saves time typing texts, filling forms, launching programs, opening websites and automating common tasks by using customized shorts. It can also correct your spelling mistakes and includes a clipboard history manager.

    ⚫︎ AutocompletionPhraseExpander can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 34 alternatives