Typinator Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Typinator 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 Typinator and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Typinator are PhraseExpress (Paid), Hammerspoon (Free, Open Source), TextExpander (Paid) and aText (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    1. An Open Source, Cross-platform Text Expander on steroids.
    2. The autotext and text expander software "PhraseExpress" manages frequently used phrases for quick insertion into any application.
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    3. This is a tool for powerful automation of OS X. At its core, Hammerspoon is just a bridge between the operating system and a Lua scripting engine.
    4. 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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      Some users think TextExpander is a great alternative to Typinator, some don't.
    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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    6. 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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    7. 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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      Amphetype is a layout-agnostic typing program aimed at people who don't need an on-screen keyboard, but would still like to improve their speed and accuracy.
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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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    8. 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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