xdotool Alternatives

    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 AutoHotkey. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xdotool are AutoIt (Free), Sikuli (Free, Open Source), FastKeys (Freemium) and Pulover’s Macro Creator (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    1. Free, simple program that allows you to make your computer automatically perform a task for you. Record a task (or macro), then run or play it back and watch your computer automate the task.
    2. Macro Express® is the premier Windows automation macro utility. Record, edit and play back mouse and keyboard macros. Or develop sophisticated macros with the macro script editor. Boost your productivity with its powerful tools and robust features.
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      Write emails faster! Increase your productivity with templates and keyboard shortcuts on Gmail, Outlook, or LinkedIn. Create templates out of repetitive pieces of text. Insert them in your emails within seconds with shortcuts, and respond faster to your customers!
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    3. Macro Toolworks - Windows automation software. Automate programs with scheduled tasks (task scheduler included). Record macros in macro recorder. Use keyboard macros to send keyboard keys (keystrokes) and for text replacement (auto text). Use mouse macros to auto click.
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    4. This software can record all the clicks and typing that you do on your computer and then replay it for you which means it will do every action that you did on your computer again. You can do wonders with this software, all you need is some innovation so happy innovating.

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    5. Automatic Mouse and Keyboard is a really powerful and easy-to-use Mouse and Keyboard automation tool. It makes your mouse move and click automatically on locations that you defined. It can use a small picture to locate a point on the screen, which makes it very flexible.
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      Generic command-line automation tool (no X!).
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    6. HoeKey is a lightweight portable application that helps you create user-defined hot key combinations that control a wide variety of Windows functions from launching programs to modifying windows.
    7. MouseRobot is an easy, powerful and versatile tool for automation of repetitious actions and routine tasks, such as filling of forms, image processing, installation and setting of programs, etc. You only have to set desired operations in MouseRobot once and that will do.

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      Last version was released in 2016. Used to be updated monthly.

    8. Free software for easily automate your recurring tasks. * Automate your recurring tasks * Load your data into your applications (Internet Explorer, Oracle Applications, SAP ...
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