Typinator for Mac

Typinator for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 41 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.2
  • Total Downloads:
    5,742
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 16, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try (registration reminder); €19.99 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

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Autotyping and autocorrecting applications can be a huge time-saver, sparing you from having to retype frequently used words and phrases (and even paragraphs and pictures), and they can instantly clean up your most common typos. Plus, if they work system-wide like Typinator does, they can provide you with functionality that might otherwise be limited to your word processor.

Typinator is a best-in-class example of this kind of app, with an easy-to-manage interface, above-average stability, exceptional speed (keeping up with even extremely fast typists using large abbreviation sets, even those whose keystrokes can overlap), and the ability to handle multiple languages (with autocorrection for English, French, and German). You can also search through your "snippets" with a Spotlight-style QuickSearch, which makes large snippet files more feasible. Typinator supports iDisk and Dropbox syncing, and recent updates have improved support for other apps, including Kindle for Mac, Outlook 2011, iTunes 10, and even Gmail in Firefox. Built-in HTML snippets, autocorrection sets, and frequent upgrades make Typinator an even more attractive option.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Excellent Program With One Problem"

November 19, 2010  |  By rlhyde

 |  Version: Typinator 4.2

Pros

Typinator Is an excellent program. It is extremely useful once you get used to it. In fac,t I use it on a daily basis. However, as you can see from the word ?fact? above it has a problem.

Cons

I used Dragon speech to dictate this information. As anyone can see from the word ?fact? above, there is a compatibility issue between Dragon Speech and Typinator. Typinator interferes with Dragon Speech.

Summary

The program is easy to use, very small, and very fast. In most applications it's great. However, as indicated above, because it interferes with Dragon Speech I am constantly having to turn it off whenever I try to dictate. This is very annoying, and I can't imagine why the developers having such a difficult time fixing the problem.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.2
  • Fixes a problem with Mac OS X 10.6.5 that caused abbreviations with certain characters to fail.
  • Fixes a cursor positioning problem in iTunes 10.
  • Fixes an insertion problem with short expansions in 4D Client.
  • Works around an issue where Safari's suggestions in the address field caused leftover characters in expansions.
  • Fixes a problem where Typinator stopped working when more than 100 sets were installed.
  • Reduces the housekeeping activities done at idle time.
  • Works around a bug in Mac OS X that caused increasing memory allocation and slowdown when copying and pasting certain bitmap pictures.
  • Avoids a small delay during clipboard-based expansions.
  • Works around a problem with cut-off expansions in iTunes.
  • Works around an issue in Outlook 2011 where the last character of the abbreviation was not removed.
General
Publisher Ergonis software
Publisher web site http://www.ergonis.com/
Release Date November 16, 2010
Date Added November 16, 2010
Version 4.2
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Word Processing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC
Additional Requirements
Download Information
File Size 6.94MB
File Name Typinator65-Install.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,742
Downloads Last Week 4
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations registration reminder
Price $19.99

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