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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, TextExpander, Hammerspoon and aText.

Typinator alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Task Automation Apps or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Typinator.
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    espanso

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    An open source, cross-platform text expander written in Rust.

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  2. The autotext and text expander software "PhraseExpress" manages frequently used phrases for quick insertion into any application.

    Main program window to organize phrases in a multi-level folder structure


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    TextExpander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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.
  4. 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.

    Configuration window
  5. aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.

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  6. Repeat icon

    Repeat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    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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    CodeExpander

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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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    FastFox

    • Mac
    • 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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    amphetype

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    TypeIt4Me

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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