AutoKey Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to AutoKey

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a better AutoKey alternative or higher similarity.

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Posts with mentions or reviews of AutoKey. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-04.
  • AutoHotkey on linux | 2021-10-11
  • Is it possible to replace text while writing ?
    What you're looking for is called text expansion, for example this:
  • Big Letters in Discord using EMOJI | 2021-09-29
    No not BigLet, but emoji characters. You can type in this really fast using a script I made for AutoKey. The script is on their wiki under the advanced contributes. but also here:
  • Macro Programs | 2021-09-29
    It's not that plural on Linux, but what I have found is that Autokey from, is a great program to have. It supports both text macros and scripts. The scripts run on Python. I use it for all kinds of things such as a password manager, ssh manager, ip manager, link manager and more.
  • Mouse double-clicking, AHK.
    I found this with a quick DDG search: I have zero experience using it, but it looks like it has what you want.
  • Ex Windows users what do you miss?
    What about autokey? (I use it to have emacs keybindings in more places, but looks pretty flexible)
  • Microsoft Makes Webcams Mandatory on Windows 11 PCs | 2021-08-30
    It’s your lucky day, Autokey is available on a lot of Linux distros directly in repos and is extremely similar.
  • Logitech Gaming Software alternative for linux | 2021-08-26
    xbindkeys also required the use of xdotool which also doesn't work under wayland, but it seems that there is a replacement in ydotool and wtype. There is also autokey as an xdotool alternative which seems to be based on python.
  • I created a (Linux) script to easily type Unicode math everywhere. | 2021-08-26
    So, I though about how to get this feature system-wide and found a solution in AutoKey. I created a script that autogenerates all necesary macros:
  • Looking for a clipboard manager with custom hotkeys and installable via apt-get | 2021-08-11
    I really like clipboard-indicator, and recently contributed some review time & code to get (jpg/png) images working in it. What if you use something else to change the keys? For example [autokey]( ?
  • autokey is it still working ? | 2021-07-30
    Yes, you can download it from here, though I don't know why you're asking this on the Warframe subreddit.
  • Linux's alternative for Windows' AutoHotKey? | 2021-07-03
    Autokey is quite similar to AHK:
  • Venting about "mouse clipboard" which tripled my productivity | 2021-06-15
    Use something like Autokey (or create your own script using xdotool / ydotool + wl-clipboard, etc.) to get things done even faster.
  • Any way to change the command to f3? Or autohotkey alternatives for linux? | 2021-06-14
    As an alternative to autohotkey there's Auto key.
  • Does not run in certain applications | 2021-06-03
    We are working on improving our documentation. In particular, you may want to take a look at . Among other things, it covers why you should almost always avoid using `keyboard.send_key()`.


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