PhraseExpress for Mac

PhraseExpress for Mac is a powerful Text Expander and text snippet manager:

Phrase menu of the TextExpander alternative

Access your Snippets with Ease

Phrases at your finger tips

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.

Hotkeys provide instant access to specific phrase folders.

Ambiguous acronyms

Powerful Autotext Options

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

Ambiguous shortcuts trigger a phrase selection menu next to the cursor.


No more Autotext memorization

Tired of ;xdly and ;rjcd?

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

A smart menu narrows down matching items as you type.

Conditional statement

Dynamic Snippet Contents

Powerful macro functions can insert user input, clipboard contents, external file contents and date/time stamps into snippets. Conditional statements, loops, variables, math and string operations allow you to create powerful automations.

The real power comes by nesting macro functions: User input can feed conditional statements, that branch into can link a variety of snippets, randomize phrases, define variables, perform calculations, adapt the gender to the recipient, trigger phrases depending on date, create counters, e.g. For auto-incrementing invoice numbers, etc.

Learn more in the macro documentation.

Conditional statement

Multi-Platform Text Expander

Available for Mac, Windows, iOS and Android

PhraseExpress for Mac can sync phrases with the Windows and iOS version.

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.

Form feature

Advanced Form Feature

So much more than just inserting user input into a snippet:

  • 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.


Notable Features

Freeware App

The PhraseExpress for Mac Freeware version is free for personal use and can store up to up to 10 phrases.

Other product editions with additional features are available in the shop section.


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