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Typinator
Typinator
4.5

Speedy and reliable text expansion solution.

Typinator overview

Typinator turbo-charges your typing productivity.

Type a little. Typinator does the rest.
We've all faced projects that require repetitive typing tasks. With Typinator, you can store commonly used text and images in quick keywords and abbreviations. From email templates to code snippets to website URLs, there's no easier way to recreate repetitive text at a moment's notice.

Workflow-Friendly Features
  • Uncomplicated configuration. Quickly and easily create abbreviations and assign replacement text and pictures.
  • Simplified migration. If you already use TextExpander, TypeIt4Me, or a similar app, you can migrate to the highly praised Typinator using simple drag-and-drop importation methods.
  • Conversion options. Instantly convert currency values, measurement units and more.
  • Extensive app compatibility. Your text expansions function in all of your OS X and macOS apps with lightning-fast precision.

What’s new in version 8.12.1

Updated on Apr 21 2022

  • Adds Apple Silicon code that was missing in version 8.12
Version 8.12:
  • Typinator is now a universal application with native support for Apple Silicon.
  • Preference option for expanding abbreviations in Raycast's search field.
  • Typinator now disables itself in Parsec.
  • Works around an expansion problem in TeXstudio.
  • Improved expansion technique for newer versions of Microsoft Edge.
  • Works around an expansion problem in Airtable.
  • Expansions in TeamViewer are no longer limited to 200 characters.
  • Typinator now works with the Chinese “LogInput” (落格输入法 3) input method.
  • When importing CSV files from TextExpander, Typinator now allows snippets with empty abbreviations.
  • Typinator now supports script languages installed via MacPorts.
  • Starting with macOS 12.3, Typinator now uses Python3 as the default version of Python.
  • When Typinator cannot find a Python interpreter, it displays installation instructions.
  • Improved handling of internal scripts in certain corner cases.
  • When adding an application/set assignment for an active application, the menu now shows the display name instead of the internal process name.
  • Updated link to current ICU user's guide for regular expressions.
  • Fixes incorrect cursor positioning in Microsoft Edge and Brave Browser.
  • Added missing localizations for a context menu command and an error message.
  • Fixes a potential issue with certain Unicode characters in Quick Expansion.
  • Works around a problem that could cause a crash when Typinator tried to display information about a new version.
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

11 MB

Downloads

169163

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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What needs improvements

Regular updates
Social media integration

Typinator qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0
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mdturnerinoz
mdturnerinoz
Oct 5 2021
8.9
0.0
Oct 5 2021
0.0
Version: 8.9
I previously used Textexpander since 2013 but in the last year it has gotten quite unrealible and Smile not fixing things I reported. So that’s why I finally opted to get Typinator. Again, keep up the great work!
davecintron
davecintron
Mar 10 2021
8.6
5.0
Mar 10 2021
5.0
Version: 8.6
I just recently switched back to Typinator from the other guy (The one with TE as the initials), and I'm finding that I no longer am having issues that I had just been dealing with. I would do expansions and keep typing only to find I had done so too quickly for the other app and my new text after the expansion got caught in the middle of the expansion. This was very annoying to me and would cause me to have to retype something. Basically negating all the time I saved using text expansion. I'm happily back on Typinator now and I do like that it let me import my abbreviations from other app, which made swapping back pretty easy. Also, I do appreciate paying for version upgrades ~ yearly as opposed to subscription based if I'm being honest.
pallegreyt
pallegreyt
Feb 12 2021
8.6
5.0
Feb 12 2021
5.0
Version: 8.6
It is simple to use and adapt, and it is keeping my fingers in relaxed condition by just needing to type two 'd' characters to get (actual date) 2021-02-12. I may use it 50 or more times in a day. There are other features I am about to explore in Typinator. For the ease on my fingers it is a top-bargain GreyT
markrothensee
markrothensee
Jan 22 2021
8.6
0.0
Jan 22 2021
0.0
Version: 8.6
Wer viel schreibt, eventuell auch gar Sachtexte, in denen feste Begriffe oft wieder auftauchen, findet hier das beste Werkzeug, das ich kenne. Auch ganze Textblöcke lassen sich einsetzen, wenn es sein soll, doch erst einmal bietet es mir die einfache Möglichkeit, z.B. auf Englisch den Apostroph direkt durch die [+]Taste zu belegen (ohne die Umschalttaste bemühen zu müssen) und auf Französisch das so oft bemühte à durch eine Taste meiner Wahl direkt erzeugen zu können, ich wählte das [#]. Also, für Leute, die mit Sprache jonglieren müssen (oder mit diakritischen Zeichen) und viel und schnell schreiben müssen oder wollen, nach sehr lohnenswerter und interessanter Einarbeitung nicht mehr wegzudenken. Und man kann auch alle Funktionen, falls irgendwo verloren gefühlt, durch ein Tastaturkürzel einfach kurz abschalten, um wieder da zu sein, wo man vorher war. Ich danke auch persönlich für den Support, der mir in speziellen Fragen weiterhalf.
asmit103
asmit103
Jan 12 2021
8.6
5.0
Jan 12 2021
5.0
Version: 8.6
There's food, water, housing... and then Typinator. That's how important this software is to me! :) I use it many times a day and it saves me hours of time! I've tried other expansion apps; they aren't nearly as user-friendly as Typinator, and they are glitchy. But Typinator just works, and it works well. World-class service and a fantastic interface. Do not hesitate to purchase it today!
stmup
stmup
Dec 31 2020
8.6
5.0
Dec 31 2020
5.0
Version: 8.6
This is superlatively flexible software of high quality. The developer is amazingly responsive and helpful and the manual is excellent. You can use the software for simple, straightforward text expansions but also for much more complex expansions and substitutions using RegEx. Further, you can select to which apps various groups of abbreviations apply (so, for example, you can exclude certain groups of abbreviations from applying when using your browser). Like others who have posted here I would never be without Typinator. It is simply superb and really good value. (I have nothing to do with Typinator other than being a really contented user of it.)
edson-5
edson-5
May 22 2020
8.3
5.0
May 22 2020
5.0
Version: 8.3
I had forgotten to give Typinator the stars it is due!
edson-5
edson-5
May 22 2020
8.3
5.0
May 22 2020
5.0
Version: 8.3
This is great software. In the past I used another software but since I discovered Typinator I have not looked back. It works like a charm, is very well documented and its support is superb: not only they reply quickly but they stick with you until you solve your doubt or problem. I use it all the time and could not be happier.
info-2724
info-2724
Aug 31 2019
8.1
5.0
Aug 31 2019
5.0
Version: 8.1
Congratulations for the quality of this software, I am delighted with my purchase! It works perfectly, every detail is neat and thank you for the valuable translation of the manual in French ! The sync between two Mac is perfect. Congratulations for the care given to the details !
rodriguezcastro
rodriguezcastro
Aug 19 2019
8.1
5.0
Aug 19 2019
5.0
Version: 8.1
Typinator for me has saved me lot of time, as mention before it does simple expansions, as well you can design complicated forms, with the help of the support team that gives you ideas and solutions to suit your needs. Do not hesitate to give a try, you'll love the ease of use and thank the time saved.
Jopaskins
Jopaskins
Aug 19 2019
8.1
5.0
Aug 19 2019
5.0
Version: 8.1
Wonderfully useful little app. I use Typinator every day for quick email sign offs and pasting the contents of the clipboard as plain text (very handy when copying and pasting between different programs). It also comes in very handy when filling in forms. It is the first thing I install on a new machine; I am so used to writing shortcuts that I feel a little lost without it. If you dig a little deeper it has an array of functions that allow you to insert all sorts of things like dates and images. It also allows you to work with variables, giving you the ability to include input fields into expansions, something that came in very handy when I had to report a mountain of statistical results in a consistent format.
MJPhotoFRA
MJPhotoFRA
Jul 2 2019
8.0.1
5.0
Jul 2 2019
5.0
Version: 8.0.1
I'm using Typinator for many years and it's a fantastic application. 100% reliable, I can't remember it ever crashed. I'm using it countless times a day while writing e-Mails or filling out text on websites saving me a huge amount of time. It's very simple to use and the friendly developers answer your questions pretty fast. With the regular upgrades for a fair price this app is a must have on any Mac. Even the newest version 8.0.1 still works on my 12 year old MacBook Pro.
Lcrooks
Lcrooks
Jun 30 2019
8.0.1
5.0
Jun 30 2019
5.0
Version: 8.0.1
I've used Typinator for years, and really love it. Recently, I had a problem where, after I updated a particular program, Typinator would make it crash. Ergonis tech support found the OTHER program's bug (not Typinator's) and fixed the problem, even though it wasn't Typinator's issue. 5-Star product, 5-star support! Highly recommended.
Mediocrites
Mediocrites
Jun 30 2019
8.0.1
5.0
Jun 30 2019
5.0
Version: 8.0.1
Typinator is a must-have app for FileMaker Pro developers. There is an entire snippet library already available for calculations, and with a clever combination of Typinator and AppleScript, you can also easily insert blocks of script steps into FileMaker's script workspace, or layout objects onto layouts. Typinator has saved me countless keystrokes, hours and headaches over the years. Ergonis's customer support is incredibly responsive, and they don't charge a subscription model. 6 Stars!
peterdignam
peterdignam
Jun 21 2019
8.0.1
5.0
Jun 21 2019
5.0
Version: 8.0.1
I have been using Typinator for a number of years, which in itself suggests that this is an app with a difference. Possibly, like me, you download an app and use it for a while and then stop using it because it's usefulness is not what you thought it would be. Think again with Typinator from Ergonis. I have used it and used it and used it through numerous upgrades, all of which further enhances a tremendously useful, easy to use and time-saving app. It may be a cliché but I couldn’t do without Typinator. The few times that I have asked for technical support this has quickly and efficiently solved my own self-inflicted problems. It is a great app provided and supported by a super company.
Eric-Erickson
Eric-Erickson
Jun 19 2019
8.0
5.0
Jun 19 2019
5.0
Version: 8.0
I’ve been using Typinator for several years now. It is fantastic. Typinator allows you to type in a snippet of text and have it expanded into much longer text that otherwise might be tedious and time consuming to type repeatedly. At its heart, that is what Typinator is all about, but it does so much more. If there is something you need to do repeatedly, regardless of how complex, Typinator can save you time and effort. While there are several companies making software that competes with Typinator, its feature set, build quality, usability, price, and finally their service and support, are outstanding.
Jpf55
Jpf55
Jun 19 2019
8.0
5.0
Jun 19 2019
5.0
Version: 8.0
I have been using Typinator for since 2015 and I keep finding new ways to save keystrokes. Also their support team is great.
Maddogiam66
Maddogiam66
Jun 18 2019
8.0
5.0
Jun 18 2019
5.0
Version: 8.0
This app has so helped me out. Saved ton of time for me. Well worth a 5 star rating.
fm1964
fm1964
Apr 16 2019
7.9
5.0
Apr 16 2019
5.0
Version: 7.9
I've used Typinator for years, and it has saved much time and drudgery. It helps with accuracy as well. Yes, Apple has a built it text expander, but it is highly limited. For instance, with Typinator, I can add a multi-line contact and information text that includes formatting and links. It has special sets for particular apps you use which makes keeping track of it easier. I've never had a problem with it and, to the best of my knowledge, it has never caused problems with other apps. I honestly do not know how people get along without it.
forwardleaps
forwardleaps
Apr 11 2019
7.9
5.0
Apr 11 2019
5.0
Version: 7.9
Fantastic. An TextExpander converter here. What can I say, it's fast, efficient, and always works… no bs subscription fees either.
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