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xdotool Alternatives for Mac

xdotool is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Sikuli, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to xdotool and 12 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to xdotool are TextExpander, Automator, Hammerspoon and Typinator.

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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  1. Sikuli icon

    Sikuli

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    64 alternatives to Sikuli 

    Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots). The first release of Sikuli contains Sikuli Script, a visual scripting API for Jython, and Sikuli IDE, an integrated development environment for writing visual...

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

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    60 alternatives to TextExpander 

    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. In the words of your best writer, gather the knowledge of your most experienced...

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  3. Automator icon

    Automator

    • Mac
    59 alternatives to Automator 

    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.

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    Hammerspoon

    84 alternatives to Hammerspoon 

    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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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHammerspoon can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  5. Typinator icon

    Typinator

    • Mac
    65 alternatives to Typinator 

    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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    Repeat

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java
    57 alternatives to Repeat 

    Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.

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    1.  Support for scriptingRepeat supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  7. CodeExpander icon

    CodeExpander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    52 alternatives to CodeExpander 

    CodeExpander is a smart feature with TextExpander and embraces the GitHub Gist client. It saves and manages text or script snippets that require repeated input and can be expanded automatically by setting abbreviations.

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    Shortery

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    139 alternatives to Shortery 

    Tired of manually executing a Shortcut every morning when starting to work? Just add the Shortcut to Shortery and let it run automatically.

    Shortery offers seven different triggers to run a Shortcut:

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    canSnippet

    • Mac
    61 alternatives to canSnippet 

    canSnippet is a snippet management tool for macOS. It allows developers to easily save snippets and integrate them in any running application.

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    yKey

    • Mac
    52 alternatives to yKey 

    Formerly iKey (changed with v2.6, 2017-04-12), yKey creates shortcuts for an action or sequence of actions that can be launched by hotkey, menu, timer, event or a USB trigger.

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