TextExpander is described as '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' and is a popular app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to TextExpander for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TextExpander are espanso (Free, Open Source), Beeftext (Free, Open Source), PhraseExpress (Paid) and Keyboard Maestro (Paid).
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 (\/) (°,,,°) (\/).
Beeftext vs TextExpander opinions
Almost everyone thinks Beeftext is a great alternative to TextExpander.
Simple, free, and open-source. Beeftext does the job.
Positive comment • over 3 years ago
Beeftext is opensource and works very well in Windows. You can install or use the PortableApps version. RichText support has been added in the last version 6.0.
Positive comment • almost 2 years ago
It is simple yet very effective and nicely designed. No doubt the best one out there.
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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Keyboard Maestro vs TextExpander opinions
Almost everyone thinks Keyboard Maestro is a great alternative to TextExpander.
Keyboard Maestro is much more than just a "text expander". It's a full-featured development environment with no coding required, much like Automator.
Positive comment • about 5 years ago
Way more than just text expansion. If you're on a Mac all day this app is ingenious.
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).
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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FastKeys vs TextExpander opinions
Some users think FastKeys is a great alternative to TextExpander, some don't.
Rather same functionality. Cheap, a few dollars only, active development. Works under Citrix.
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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aText vs TextExpander opinions
Most users think aText is a great alternative to TextExpander.