AutoHotkeyby lmemsm updated November 4, 2011
AutoHotkey is a free, open source macro-creation and automation software utility which allows users to automate repetitive tasks.

Software Details

Autohotkey is:

  • An open source scripting language for Windows that can automate and customize almost any action on your PC.
  • A keyboard, joystick, and mouse remapper.
  • A word recognition engine that expands abbreviations as you type them (auto-replace).
  • A simple yet powerful hotkey (shortcut key) scripting language, supporting both mouse and keyboard macros (if you're new to scripting, it might be easier than you think; check out the quick-start tutorial).
  • A regular scripting language (backward compatible with most existing AutoIt2 scripts). The program includes a script compiler that converts a script to an EXE. It also includes AutoScriptWriter, a macro recorder written by Larry Keys.

AutoHotkeyX (see works on Linux systems with Wine.

There are several scripts to do a variety of tasks available at:


Operating system: Windows

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