AutoHotkey_L

AutoHotkey_L

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 181 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1.08.01
  • Total Downloads:
    302,940
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 06, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.66MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    616
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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This freeware program lets power users perform complex operations by pressing a few keys. A quick glance shows that the AutoHotkey script language offers a wide range of opportunities.

First, it can run programs, manipulate program windows, and send keystrokes or mouse clicks. Multimedia or Internet keyboards are supported, and you can plug in nonstandard devices. It can also handle files and folders. For instance, it can check whether there is enough free disk space, then delete all temporary files if there isn't. Most remarkably, you can pack your scripts into EXE files that will run on any PC, even without AutoHotkey installed.

AutoHotKey hogs a grand total of only 1MB of memory when running in the background. However, the user interface is minimal, so you will have to read the manual carefully and write scripts yourself. The program works great as a script-running engine, but we would like to see more tools in the interface, such as a script library and an integrated scripting environment. AutoHotkey should appeal to advanced users with some command of scripting and a dislike for removing their fingers from the keyboard.

 
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  • Current Version

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    out of 181 votes

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5 stars

"Great product"

November 03, 2012  |  By drfisheye

 |  Version: AutoHotkey_L 1.1.08.01

Pros

Easy to program all kinds of key- and mouse automations. Both for simple tasks and more complex ones.

Cons

None that I can think of.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.1.08.01
Version 1.1.08.01 fixes max_depth being either half the intended limit or unlimited.
General
Publisher AutoHotkey
Publisher web site http://www.autohotkey.com
Release Date August 03, 2012
Date Added August 06, 2012
Version 1.1.08.01
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Automation Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.66MB
File Name AutoHotkey112100_Install.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 302,940
Downloads Last Week 616
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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