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 Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 26, 2021

    1. TastenTrick (german for a trick with keys) is a productivity tool providing the following features: 1. Text expansion 2. Local note-taking by using the Caps Lock key 3. Userdefined keyboard shortcuts (invoke websearch for selected text, start programs etc.)
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      • Windows
      Automatic on-the-fly spell checking. Asutype checks and alerts you to any mistake that you may make while typing both audibly and visually so you can optionally take immediate action.
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      endolith It supports on the fly text expansion
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    2. Windows Toolbar Creator and Launcher Software, With Buttoncommander you can Automate True Toolbars any sort of Computer Movements.
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    3. A keyboard macro tool.
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    4. TapIt4Me allows you to create a list of short abbreviations on your iPhone that will instantly expand to whole words, sentences or paragraphs of your choosing, when typed. As you might imagine, that's pretty handy when you're typing one-handed with your thumb...
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      • Windows
      How it works: if you are running Snippet Bin and type "//for ", it can turn this into: for ( $i = 1 ; $i <= 10 ; $i++ ) { //stuff } But Snippet Bin also pastes dynamic snippets using parameters.
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      • Mac
      QuicKeys is software that makes it easier to use your computer. With QuicKeys you can automate common things you do all the time. And you can automate tedious things you don't do all the time — things that are hard to remember.

      Discontinued

      The software seems to be no longer developed: the official website says that it has been designed for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and 10.6 Snow Leopard, and it substantially works with 10.10 Yosemite

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    5. Mywe Fast typer is a powerful software solution that aims to improve productivity and helps user work smarter and type faster. Mywe Fast typer can reduce by more than 50% the amount of time you usually spend performing repetitive tasks on your PC.
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    6. Interesting Features: **TEXT EXPANSION** 🌐 Backspace to undo: In case you don't want to convert words in a long phrase, by pressing backspace for once, you will get your typed word back without auto-complete.
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      • Mac
      xType allows you to quickly insert frequently used phrases in your applications. Tired of writing the same text over and over again? Anytime you type text into an application, xType can help you do it faster and more accurately!

      Discontinued

      The developer discontinued this app because of Apple Sandboxing policy. It's now technically impossible for developers to develop new versions of this kind of product for the Mac App Store. xType is still available via Softpedia.

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