AutoHotkey VS pinpoint

Compare AutoHotkey vs pinpoint and see what are their differences.

AutoHotkey

AutoHotkey is a powerful and easy to use scripting language for desktop automation on Windows. (by AutoHotkey)

pinpoint

Keystroke launcher and productivity tool. macOS Spotlight and Alfred for Windows. Alternative to Wox. (by dkgv)
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AutoHotkey pinpoint
391 4
1,057 84
1.2% -
0.0 8.2
12 months ago 11 days ago
C++ C#
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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AutoHotkey

Posts with mentions or reviews of AutoHotkey. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-18.
  • How do I do a redo if my shift button is broken?
    https://www.autohotkey.com/ should be able to switch keys around.
  • Meine Freundin zeichnete mal ihre Erfahrungen im home office auf (Softwareentwicklerin)
    reddit.com/r/de | 2021-10-18
  • AFK Script that works in background!!!
    reddit.com/r/roblox | 2021-10-18
    The script uses Autohotkey and automatically enables and disables itself - it will not interrupt on your gameplay and you can play Roblox while it is running if you wish.
  • [GHUB/AHK] Auto-mine script that clicks mouse, pauses to recover stamina, steps forward, repeat ⛏️ perfect for moat building. Bonus - autorun
    reddit.com/r/valheim | 2021-10-17
  • [GHUB/AHK] Auto Mine script, Autorun script, No stamina lost during Mining, moves forward 1 step between each mine. Not a cheat.
    reddit.com/r/valheim | 2021-10-16
  • How to force a reboot on a schedule?
    reddit.com/r/Starlink | 2021-10-16
    Look at a program called Autohotkey. https://www.autohotkey.com/
  • Is there any way to prevent alt+enter from putting Steam into Big Picture Mode?
    reddit.com/r/Steam | 2021-10-15
    There is a tool called https://www.autohotkey.com/ that allows you to rebind any keys or shortcuts as you want. You can use that tool to disable this shortcut globally or just when Steam window is active. To do the latter use the following code for you AutoHotkey script: #IfWinActive, ahk_exe steam.exe !Enter::return The first line ensures the rebind works only when steam.exe is the active window and the second line rebinds Alt+Enter to nothing.
  • Can I fully program keyboard keys with WORDS?!
    reddit.com/r/keyboards | 2021-10-14
    AutoHotKey is very popular for Windows but hard to use and might take a while to set up. https://www.autohotkey.com/
  • Read File And Open Associated URL?
  • Highschool student hacks entire districts IoT network for Rickroll senior prank
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-12
    Yup, you can still do that. AutoHotkey is a wonderful tool for this. You can intercept input events globally, and transform them or send completely different events to the target app.

    For example, I use AutoHotkey to implement my JKLmouse program, which turns certain keyboard events into mouse movement for precise control. It's similar to the MouseKeys that comes with Windows, but made for laptop keyboards without numeric keypads.

    And yes, you could definitely do that Minesweeper hack in AutoHotkey! :-)

    https://www.autohotkey.com/

pinpoint

Posts with mentions or reviews of pinpoint. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-28.
  • What's a program you made that you actually use regularly?
    Don't have a video unfortunately, but you can download it from here: https://github.com/dkgv/pinpoint/releases (pick the stand-alone release unless you have .NET 5 installed already)
    My friend and I made this: https://github.com/dkgv/pinpoint It's a keystroke launcher capable of quite a few things by now, controlling Spotify, browsing reddit, currency conversion, searching for programs and more. Actually use it almost every day
  • My friend and I made an open source, extensible keystroke launcher for Windows
    As the title states we made a keystroke launcher for Windows, sort of an Alfred alternative. It is definitely still a work in progress, but we do have quite a few features at this point such as controlling Spotify, searching the web via DuckDuckGo bangs and a lot more. A full list of features and a download link is available at our repo at https://github.com/dkgv/pinpoint. If you're interested in trying it out or even contributing, please check it out :)
  • Built an open-source keystroke launcher for Windows (similar to Spotlight and Alfred for macOS) with a friend

What are some alternatives?

When comparing AutoHotkey and pinpoint you can also consider the following projects:

PowerToys - Windows system utilities to maximize productivity

kmonad - An advanced keyboard manager

espanso - Cross-platform Text Expander written in Rust

Hypixel-Cobblestone-Mining-Script - Undetectable, Anti-antiafk, 50-75% efficient [guesstimate] (for collection exp) depending on how long your cobblestone generator is.

ModernFlyouts - A modern Fluent Design replacement for the old Metro themed flyouts present in Windows.

PoEAutoFlask - Automates the use of buff style flasks for Path of Exile

PuloversMacroCreator - Automation Utility - Recorder & Script Generator

AutoHotInterception - An AutoHotkey wrapper for the Interception driver

rust - Rust for the xtensa architecture. Built in targets for the ESP32 and ESP8266

terminal - The new Windows Terminal and the original Windows console host, all in the same place!

ggez - Rust library to create a Good Game Easily

AutoKey - AutoKey, a desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.