AutoHotkey is a software with awesome Windows automation capabilties. It's hotstring feature is a nice add-on to the automation capabilities but probably not the main focus.
If you are looking for a powerful alternative in the text expansion department, you might want to give PhraseExpress a try.
The AutoHotkey alternative, "PhraseExpress", is specialized in text replacement and managing boilerplate templates.
You can seamlessly switch as PhraseExpress can import your AutoHotkey hotstring files:
Text Snippets Organizer
PhraseExpress can manage your text snippets in customizable categories:
Text Templates can contain bitmap images, text formatting and Unicode.
- Share your phrases with the professional client-/server architecture including SQL server and Citrix/TerminalServer support.
- The integrated Clipboard Manager keeps the clipboard history for instant access.
- PhraseExpress versions for Android, iPhone/iPad and Apple macOS available as well (beta).
- …and much more.