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xdotool is described as 'This tool lets you simulate keyboard input and mouse activity, move and resize windows, etc. It does this using X11's XTEST extension and other Xlib functions' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to xdotool for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, X11 and Java. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xdotool are AutoIt, Pulover’s Macro Creator, FastKeys and Beeftext.

xdotool 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 xdotool.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • X11

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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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    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. Beeftext is an open-source text substitution tool for Windows.

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

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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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    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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    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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