TextExpander Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to TextExpander for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative 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 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to TextExpander are espanso (Free, Open Source), Beeftext (Free, Open Source), PhraseExpress (Paid) and FastKeys (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 24, 2021

    1. AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc.
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      Some users think AutoHotkey is a great alternative to TextExpander, some don't.
    2. 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


    3. 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 over 1 year ago

      It is simple yet very effective and nicely designed. No doubt the best one out there.
      Positive comment 7 months ago

      It's free and open source.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    4. 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

    5. 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.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago


    6. 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

    7. Lintalist allows you to store and (incrementally) search and edit texts in bundles and paste a selected text in your active program.
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    8. Repeate 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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    9. PhraseExpander saves time typing texts, filling forms, launching programs, opening websites and automating common tasks by using customized shorts. It can also correct your spelling mistakes and includes a clipboard history manager.
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    10. 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

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