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Free WinAutomation Alternatives

The best free alternative to WinAutomation is AutoHotkey, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WinAutomation and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to WinAutomation are AutoIt, Pulover’s Macro Creator, FastKeys and Sikuli.

WinAutomation alternatives are mainly Task Automation Apps but may also be Text Expanders or Clipboard Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WinAutomation.
This page was last updated Jul 2, 2022
  • Windows

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.

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    Most users think AutoHotkey is a great alternative to WinAutomation.
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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.

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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.

    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.

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

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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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    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.

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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.

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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.

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  10. 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.

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