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Fast scriptable desktop automation with hotkeys
Creating your own apps and macros has never been easier

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Key binds

Define hotkeys for the mouse and keyboard, remap keys or buttons and autocorrect-like replacements.

Desktop forms

Create standard Graphical User Interfaces with controls for user entry or presentation.

Data processing

Parse feeds from a variety of sources for processing and manipulation with regular expressions.

Free software

AutoHotkey is open source software. It is completely free for personal and commercial use.

Programming made straightforward

^!s::  ; Ctrl+Alt+S becomes a hotkey to type a signature:
Send Sincerely,{Enter}John Smith

::btw::by the way  ; expands to "by the way" when "btw" is typed

More examples and walkthroughs on the tutorial →

AutoHotkey sends several tools into retirement. It unites hotkey and text macros and offers a scripting-language, which is more powerful than every batch-file

[AutoHotkey is the] tool of choice for automating Windows: It's both powerful and easy to use ... AutoHotkey can make your computing life easier.

Dmitri Popov, NewsForge

With AutoHotkey, I’m confident that I’ve trimmed the time I spend replying to emails down to a third of what it would be without.