TextExpander Alternative

PhraseExpress is our best TextExpander alternative for macOS, Windows and iOS.

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Multi-level snippet organization

More than just flat snippet groups

Snippets can be organized in a customizable multi-level folder hierarchy for more flexibility.

Organize your phrases by languages and sub groups for departments, products, purposes.

Phrase menu of the TextExpander alternative

Powerful Autotext Options

No more "conflicting autotext"!

PhraseExpress allows you to assign the same shortcut for multiple snippets.

Instead of "conflicting autotext" alerts, PhraseExpress offers you all matching contents in a handy menu next to the cursor.

Ambiguous acronyms

No more Autotext memorization

Tired of ;xdly and ;rjcd?

Instead of typing cryptic abbreviations, just start type the beginning of the desired phrase.

A smart menu narrows down matching items as you type.

Autocomplete

Advanced Macro Language

A whole new level - Literally!

Macro functions add dynamic contents to static phrases.

Snippets can adapt to the recipient's gender, contents can be added depending on user input, time/date, calculations, etc.

PhraseExpress allows you to nest dozens of macros to create powerful tasks.

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Multi-Platform

Available for Mac, Windows, iOS and Android

PhraseExpress has been established more than 15 years ago for Windows. We are developing on the Mac platform for more 6 years.

All versions have been created with native development tools of each platform, allowing for snappy apps which utilize the best features of each operating system.

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Advanced Form Feature

Customize boilerplate templates with additional input:

Form feature

PhraseExpress does so much more than just inserting user input into a snippet here:

  • The whole snippets adapts to the gender ("he/she", "her/his") entered in the form.
  • Checkmarked items are enumerated including conjunction "and".
  • Calculations have been made based on the user input.
  • The form input can be stored and re-used for other subsequent snippets.

 

Why choose PhraseExpress:

  • No subscription - No need to register, login and logout to any account.
  • No recurring charges - You own a life-time license with a single purchase. Period.
  • No online dependency - PhraseExpress does not rely on a central phrase server. Everything can be organized and stored on your local devices.
  • No forced use of cloud services - Your snippets are stored on your computer.
  • Flexibility - Autotext settings can be configured separately for each individual phrase.

PhraseExpress can import TextExpander snippets in a snap - Give it a try!

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'TextExpander' is a trade mark of SmileOnMyMac, LLC and is not affiliated with Bartels Media Gmbh and it has a different feature set than PhraseExpress.