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aText

Type faster using abbreviations for common phrases

4.6/5
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aText accelerates your typing by replacing abbreviations with frequently used phrases you define.

Would you recommend this product?
Founder, Bograd Design

I've used this app a lot when I was working in customer support, and often time miss it when I have to write my email (or anything repetative actually). I will download it again and get back to using it!

Great that PH also surfaces "older" products.

Pros:

Faster to type!

Cons:

UI of the app could be improved.

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CTO, AP Technology

aText is great. Make shortcuts like @@ for your email address, @ $ for work email etc. Things you type a lot like addresses, phone numbers, greetings and so on. If you moderate a forum or group this is a godsend as wel.

Pros:

Syncs across platforms, works extremely well

Cons:

Had issues transferring / activating license in the past - hopefully works now

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Started using aText after Text Expanded moved to an obscenely expensive subscription model. Can't complain. It works perfectly.

Pros:

Works as advertised

Cons:

Randomly stops expanding text once in a while. I have to restart it and it'll work fine.

Software Engineer, Zipcar

A great replacement for the horrible business model of TextExpander

Pros:

Much cheaper then textexpander

Cons:

none I can think of

Sales strategy, founder HelloCast

Not a whole lot to add. No subscription necessary -- just a one-time purchase. Great product.

Pros:

Simple and straightforward. Does its one job really well.

Cons:

There are some (rare) occasions where a webpage's content is secure and aText is disabled.

Been using text expander for years. Was happy to see a one time purchase instead of subscriptions. But there is no iOS app, which makes it useless for me.

Don't know why no one here has commented on the same.

Pros:

One time Purchase

Cons:

Where is the iOS app?

Mac Guru
Any suggestions for a similar iOS app?