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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 a Text Expander 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 Pulover’s Macro Creator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like yType are FastKeys, Beeftext, PhraseExpress and TextExpander.

yType alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Clipboard Managers or Task Automation Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of yType.
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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Beeftext is an open-source text substitution tool for Windows.

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  4. The autotext and text expander software "PhraseExpress" manages frequently used phrases for quick insertion into any application.

    Main program window to organize phrases in a multi-level folder structure
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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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  7. aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.

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    Clavier+

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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    Typinator

    • 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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    Texpand

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Texpand is a text expansion app that helps you save a lot of time by assigning shortcuts to your frequently used texts. Features include:

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