TextExpander Features

TextExpander Features

TextExpander saves your fingers and your keyboard!

Features

Save time and effort with TextExpander! Whether it's a simple email signature or several paragraphs of a standard response, you'll love how easy it is to use TextExpander to avoid typing the same thing over and over.

New in Version 5:

  • Suggests snippets from phrases you habitually type
  • Reminds you of missed opportunities to use your abbreviations
  • Customize snippet file location
  • Sync via iCloud Drive or any sync folder
  • Simplified expansion of lengthy fill-ins and scripts
  • Search and expand snippets, abbreviations, and suggestions inline as you type
  • Preview expanded snippet
  • Refreshed statistics display
  • Supports JavaScript snippets that also operate on iOS
  • Updated for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite (required)

TextExpander features:

  • Insert standard greetings, text, and signatures, including formatted text and pictures
  • Type custom abbreviations that expand to longer “snippets” of text and images
  • Correct typos automatically (Add them to your snippet library and/or use one of the included AutoCorrect snippet groups for English, French or German)
  • Suggests snippets from phrases you habitually type
  • Use fill-in-the-blank snippets to create custom forms with multiple field types and sections
  • Position the cursor wherever you want in your expanded snippet
  • Automatically insert clipboard content in a snippet
  • Sync via iCloud Drive or any sync folder
  • Organize snippets into groups
  • Search snippets from menu bar or via keyboard shortcut
  • Search and expand snippets, abbreviations, and suggestions inline as you type
  • Add snippet groups from external files and online sources
  • HTML, CSS, AutoCorrect, Accented Words, Symbols, Emoji snippet groups included
  • Internet Productivity snippet group (shorten long URLs automatically)
  • Insert the current date and time in any format you prefer
  • Date/time math (add or subtract years, months, days, hours, minutes, seconds from current date and time)
  • Reminds you of missed opportunities to use your abbreviations
  • Print snippets by group
  • For programmers, make editor-independent code templates; invoke JavaScript, AppleScript and shell scripts

Available in English, French, German,  Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish

 

People are talking!

"I LOVE TextExpander and recommend it to anyone who will listen. If you write more than a few emails a day, it’s CRAZY not to use TextExpander!"

- Sheree Peña, Black Pixel

 


 

System Requirements:

TextExpander 5.x requires OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and later.

For OS X 10.9, 10.8, or 10.7 please download TextExpander 4.3.6. For OS X 10.6, please download TextExpander 3.4.2. For OS X 10.4 and 10.5, please download TextExpander 2.8.1.