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 an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Tactor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Tactor are FastKeys (Freemium), PhraseExpress (Paid), AutoKey (Free, Open Source) and Beeftext (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 24, 2019

    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.
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    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.
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    3. The autotext and text expander software "PhraseExpress" manages frequently used phrases for quick insertion into any application.
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    4. AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.
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    5. Are you tired of repeatedly typing the same text over and over again? - The custom email signature you only use for your close friends. - The markdown snippet you use 5 times a day. - The text emoji you like so much (\/) (°,,,°) (\/).


    6. aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define. E.g. make an abbreviation “myname” to insert your name “First Middle Last” in any application. With aText you can easily avoid typing the same thing over and over.
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    7. 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.
    8. 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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    9. 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.

      Discontinued

      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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    10. 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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