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Best Text Expander apps for MacOS

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  1. TextExpander: Communicate Smarter. Gather, Perfect, Share Your Knowledge. Recall your best words instantly, repeatedly.

    Tip: Use Text Snippets about about 1 month ago

    To help me save time and avoid distractions, I’ve been using prompts through the TextExpander app. These prompts are shortcuts that I’ve created to quickly add little instructions I feel I have to repeat often. For example, I’ve created a prompt to “stamp all code snippets you produce with a unique identifier,” which has made it much easier to ask GPT3 to go back and retrieve the code I’m referencing.
  2. aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.

  3. Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash searches offline documentation of 200+ APIs and stores snippets of code. You can also generate your own documentation sets.

    Ask HN: Roast My Startup about 8 days ago

    I'm highly skeptical because there's been lots of apps that promise an external memory - Asana, Evernote, Notion, Obsidian. Most fall short. But the gap between Obsidian falling short and what I'd like it to do isn't worth $99 per year. There's two productivity tools I find magical: 1. ChatGPT wired into my command prompt. 2. Dash: Both are fairly cheap, but I guess what I need is speed of...
  4. Maestro is a better mail client for Windows Phone.

  5. Alfred is an award-winning app for macOS which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords, text expansion and more. Search your Mac and the web, and be more productive with custom actions to control your Mac.

    Need help switching from Windows to Mac about 8 months ago:

    I assume you mean Windows + R, right? Use or spotlight. Alfred can do: Find apps & files.