AutoPairs
AutoPairs
3.1.3

3.6

AutoPairs free download for Mac

AutoPairs3.1.3

20 October 2013

Keeps paired characters such as parentheses properly matched.

Overview

AutoPairs modifies the behavior of certain keystrokes, to help you keep paired characters such as parentheses properly matched. For instance, when you type a left parenthesis, AutoPairs will type the right parenthesis and a left arrow for you, so that you are ready to type what goes between the parentheses. This and other pair macros can be turned on and off individually, and configured differently for specific applications.

AutoPairs is a system preference pane, as well as a background application. It will not be visible in your Dock.

Version 3.0 is a Universal Binary, and has been rewritten with newer techniques which should be compatible with Leopard. However, it is not compatible with Panther or earlier.

What's new in AutoPairs

Version 3.1.3:
  • Improves compatibility with Pages

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How would you rate AutoPairs app?

13 Reviews of AutoPairs

2.5
Winco
10 September 2012
Version: 3.1

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Keeps crashing Sys Prefs on 10.6.8. Had to uninstall. Shame. Worked a treat otherwise.
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5
Winco
22 January 2020
Version: 3.1.3
Now updated to 3.2.1 and works with Mojave. An excellent time saving app. Thanks to the dev for keeping this up-to-date.
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5
H-a-l-
15 July 2017
Version: 3.1.3
There is now a version 3.2 which works with Sierra (10.12.5) available at: http://www.jwwalker.com/pages/autopairs.html
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artie505
07 January 2017
Version: 3.1.3
No luck with AutoPairs in Sierra...BUMMER!
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1
Magosilvan
28 October 2014
Version: 3.1.3
It doesn't work with Mavericks.
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artie505
22 October 2013
Version: 3.1.3
Running OS X 10.6.8. I can't date its onset (Safari 5, perhaps), but for quite a while I had a recurring issue in which AutoPairs simply stopped working and I had to restart to regain its functionality. After much frustration I realized that quitting Safari was the key to overcoming the issue. Anybody else experiencing the same symptoms?
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5
Chaeron
31 March 2013
Version: 3.1
I have been using this program for years. Never had a serious issue. Highly recommended. Great app.
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2.5
Winco
10 September 2012
Version: 3.1
Keeps crashing Sys Prefs on 10.6.8. Had to uninstall. Shame. Worked a treat otherwise.
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Winco
10 September 2012
Version: 3.1
Keeps crashing Sys Prefs on 10.6.8. Had to uninstall. Shame. Worked a treat.
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Fishscale
10 September 2012
Version: 3.1
Seems like a nice free app. However, it would be nice to be able to disable/enable the app as you please instead of autopairs always running or resorting to uninstalling...
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Cyann
09 September 2012
Version: 3.1
Still not working on Lion 10.7.4
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4.5
slashos
03 July 2012
Version: 3.0.3
Not working on Lion 10.7 Any alternative around?
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artie505
22 November 2011
Version: 3.0.3
I haven't got a clue about why or what to do about it, but AutoPairs X has all of a sudden begun quitting for absolutely no discernible reason (OS X 10.6.8), and I've got to either log out/in or restart to get it working again. I'm posting here because the developer has not seen fit to provide an e-mail address for feedback, etc.
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Morjovy
26 July 2007
Version: 3.0
it seems to work nice when using english as an input language. but if you switch to a language, which has additional letters assigned to keys {} [] etc, this program makes unwanted letters when typing. so maybe the utility should consider switching and use another keys for making correct pairs in other languages
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