Espanso Alternatives

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Posts with mentions or reviews of espanso. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-08.
  • Espanso – A cross-platform Text Expander written in Rust | 2021-10-26
  • Espanso register Permission denied | 2021-10-21
    I'm sorry you experienced this problem! Please read this thread for a working solution:
  • [ASK] How can a keyboard shortcut for typing something into various applications be set up in Wayland? | 2021-10-16
    I think that using a text expander app like might help you with this use case.
  • Ways to transfer snippets from TextExpander to Espanso? | 2021-10-16
    Thank you for the feedback! As of now, there is no automatic way to do so :( I've opened a feature request, though it's unlikely to be implemented anytime soon:
  • Browser extension for text expansion
    I currently use espanso for text expansion. However its a bit finnicky, and most of my work is in a browser.
  • TextExpander alternative? | 2021-10-08
    I’ve heard good things about
  • Trigger a "tab" | 2021-10-04
  • Request: Freemium Macro | 2021-09-23
  • Is it possible to make this behavior while typing... | 2021-09-23
  • Tech show 'n' tell: Armenian text expander | 2021-09-13
    It is made with espanso as the text expander engine, and it uses this [0] espanso package build for the Armenian text expansion.
  • Obsidian In Colour Woes - Package installer not working correctly "espanso install obsidian-in-colour --external" | 2021-09-10
    Thanks for reporting this issue! This seems like a bug, could you please open an issue on Github?
  • System wide snippets? ?
  • Concerns before trying to jump again in Linux (for the 4th time)
    Espanso is the text expander that was cruelly missing for me as I'm an intensive user of Fastfox Expander
  • Espanso on Raspbian | 2021-09-01
    That said, there is already a feature request:
  • I created a (Linux) script to easily type Unicode math everywhere. | 2021-08-26
    I'm saying this because i have a "similar" setup, i'm running a tool called Espanso, which i don't know how it compares to AutoKey, but it simply replaces arbitrary text when written, with support for custom actions as well.


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federico-terzi/espanso is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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