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WinMacro Alternatives

WinMacro is described as 'simple Macro recorder/player for Windows written in Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0. It can record whatever you do at your Windows Desktop, and can replay them exactly' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WinMacro for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, X11 and iPhone. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinMacro are AutoIt, Pulover’s Macro Creator, FastKeys and Sikuli.

WinMacro 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 WinMacro.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

WinMacro is a simple Macro recorder/player for Windows written in Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0. It can record whatever you do...

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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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  2. AutoIt icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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


  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.


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

  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.

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

    Automatic Routing

  6. 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.

  7. Actiona icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  8. With Automator, you can accomplish time-consuming, repetitive manual tasks quickly, efficiently, and effortlessly. Automator lets you skip the complex programming and scripting that is normally required to create automations.

  9. Clavier+ icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites.

  10. Typinator icon


    • Mac

    What is Typinator?

    Have you ever experienced the tedium and frustration of having to repeatedly type your name, e-mail address, home page url, or other words or phrases again, again and again? Do you frequently need to quickly insert images like your signature, location plan, or.

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