TextExpander Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to TextExpander for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is espanso, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to TextExpander and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to TextExpander are PhraseExpress (Paid), Karabiner Elements (Free, Open Source), Keyboard Maestro (Paid) and aText (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 24, 2021

    1. An Open Source, Cross-platform Text Expander on steroids.
      espanso vs TextExpander opinions
      Almost everyone thinks espanso is a great alternative to TextExpander.
      jonleibowitz Open Source, cross-platform, good configuration interface (yaml!)
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    2. The autotext and text expander software "PhraseExpress" manages frequently used phrases for quick insertion into any application.
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      PhraseExpress vs TextExpander opinions
      Some users think PhraseExpress is a great alternative to TextExpander, some don't.
      Does not require to subscribe to an online service.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    3. 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).
    4. 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 almost 5 years ago

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      Way more than just text expansion. If you're on a Mac all day this app is ingenious.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    5. 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.
      Can import TextExpander snippets
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    6. What is Typinator? Have you ever experienced the tedium and frustration of having to repeatedly type your name, e-mail address, home page url, or other words or phrases again, again and again?
      Typinator vs TextExpander opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Typinator is a great alternative to TextExpander.
      works perfectly, simply, great
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    7. Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.
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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. 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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