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WinAutomation Alternatives

WinAutomation is described as 'is the most advanced Windows Automation app, featuring a Macro Recorder and a Web Recorder' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WinAutomation for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, X11 and Android. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinAutomation are AutoIt, Pulover’s Macro Creator, FastKeys and Sikuli.

WinAutomation alternatives are mainly Task Automation Apps but may also be Text Expanders or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WinAutomation.
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WinAutomation is the most advanced Windows Automation app, featuring a Macro Recorder and a Web Recorder.

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  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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAutoHotkey consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingAutoHotkey supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    AutoIt

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Use a straightforward BASIC-like scripting language to automate your Windows GUI. Simulate key presses, mouse movement, window attributes and much more.

    ⚫︎ PortableAutoIt can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Pulover’s Macro Creator is a Free Automation Tool and Script Generator. It is based on AutoHotkey language and provides users with multiple automation functions, as well as a built-in recorder.

    ⚫︎ PortablePulover’s Macro Creator can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingPulover’s Macro Creator supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Bundleware

    From version 4.5.1, during installation, the user is presented with an offer for software by Lavasoft and a button to decline.

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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableFastKeys can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Sikuli

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots).

    ⚫︎ Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Sikuli.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingSikuli supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    AutoKey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingAutoKey supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Karabiner Elements

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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).

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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingKeyboard Maestro supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Automate

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Automate various tasks on your Android smartphone or tablet. Create your automations with flowscharts, automatically change settings or perform actions based on triggered event.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableAutomate is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Actiona

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Actiona without registration.
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