TypeIt4Me is described as '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' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to TypeIt4Me for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TypeIt4Me are FastKeys (Freemium), PhraseExpress (Paid), AutoKey (Free, Open Source) and Beeftext (Free, Open Source).
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.
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 (\/) (°,,,°) (\/).
TextExpander 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.
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I was an early adopter of TypeIt4Me and was very happy with it until OS X appeared, when TypeIt4Me started to work very badly.The problems may well have been fixed by now, but too late for me. TextExpander was the first alternative I found.
Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists. You don't need to know any programming language to use it: its intuitive interface allows you to create action lists (scripts) using drag & drop.
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.