TextExpander Alternatives

    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 Text Expander 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).

    This page was last updated Nov 26, 2021

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      • 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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    1. typedesk supercharges your canned responses. Use typedesk with your current tools (help desk, email client, chat, social media) to quickly and easily answer your customers.
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    2. Available since 1989, TypeIt4Me is the original text expander for Mac OS. Any time you enter text in your Mac by typing it at the keyboard, TypeIt4Me can help you do it faster and more accurately.
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      • Windows
      FastFox is a text expander software used to insert your most commonly used text quickly and easily. Expand phrases, paragraphs, documents, images, and more.
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    3. Text expansion app to expand an abbreviation into a plain text or rich format snippet, with macros to make snippets more dynamic, support of the Mac's Touch Bar, syncing snippets across all your devices using iCloud, export and import of snippets.
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    4. canSnippet allows developers to: - enter code and save it as a snippet into the application - save any selected text from everywhere (websites, text editors...
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      • Windows
      Type Pilot is an automatic typing software that helps you to quickly type phrases in document. You just define keywords (an abbreviations) for a frequently used text snippet, phrase, sentence or paragraph.
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      • 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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    5. Breevy is a text expander for Windows that helps you type faster and more accurately by allowing you to abbreviate long words and phrases -- saving you time and money.


      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.37, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      Able to use TextExpander snippets
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