Free TextExpander Alternatives

    The best free alternative to TextExpander is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to TextExpander and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to TextExpander are espanso (Free, Open Source), Beeftext (Free, Open Source), Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source) and FastKeys (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 24, 2021

    1. This tool lets you simulate keyboard input and mouse activity, move and resize windows, etc. It does this using X11's XTEST extension and other Xlib functions.
    2. Increase your efficiency by automating your keyboard with TyperTask! This tool simulates keyboard typing, and can be used to instantly type common phrases. Use it to automate chat conversations, website logins, programming code blocks, HTML tags, or anything else you can imagine.


      The product is no longer available on the company website. Last version, 1.20, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from Softpedia

    3. Save time and keystrokes by assigning shortcuts to commonly used text.
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    4. I just want a quick way to expand a text snippet into a longer chunk of text. For example, I want to type 'sig' and have it expand into my complete email signature – no matter what browser or email client I’m using.
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    5. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Ever counted how many times ?? you type the same text over and over again? Or copying and pasting some text from other apps? Do you want to break 🔨 those boring 😒 and time-wasting ? habits?
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    6. WordExpander is a free Phrase Expander that provides quick access to your common phrases


      Now PhraseExpress

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Write emails faster! Increase your productivity with templates and keyboard shortcuts on Gmail, Outlook, or LinkedIn. Create templates out of repetitive pieces of text. Insert them in your emails within seconds with shortcuts, and respond faster to your customers!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      CanRemember is a canned speech manager, which allows you to quickly access stored procedures. This program is designed to add, store, edit and delete text snippets, ready to copy and paste on forums, with BBcode already prepared. CanRemember was originally created by bibi26.
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