yType Alternatives

    yType is described as 'productivity tool to amplify your typing ability. Type a few characters (shortcut) to paste a much larger block of text (expansion) like your name, a url, picture or even several pages of formatted text instantly anywhere on your Mac in any application' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to yType for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is FastKeys. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Pulover’s Macro Creator or Beeftext. Other great apps like yType are PhraseExpress (Paid), Actiona (Free, Open Source), aText (Paid) and TextExpander (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 24, 2021

    1. All in one Windows automation software. Fully configurable start menu, shortcuts, text expander, 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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    2. 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.
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    3. The autotext and text expander software "PhraseExpress" manages frequently used phrases for quick insertion into any application.
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    4. Are you tired of repeatedly typing the same text over and over again?- The custom email signature you only use for your close friends.- The markdown snippet you use 5 times a day.- The text emoji you like so much (\/) (°,,,°) (\/).
    5. Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists. You don't need to know any programming language to use it: its intuitive interface allows you to create action lists (scripts) using drag & drop.
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    6. aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define. E.g. make an abbreviation “myname” to insert your name “First Middle Last” in any application. With aText you can easily avoid typing the same thing over and over.
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    7. 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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    8. Clavier+ allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching applications, opening folders, writing text and opening websites.
    9. Texpand is a text expansion app that helps you save a lot of time by assigning shortcuts to your frequently used texts.
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    10. 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?
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