The utility WinAutomation lets you create automatic system and file processes--or jobs--that can help you alleviate the pain of performing multiple menial tasks like renaming files, sending e-mails, and merging Excel files. The 30-day full-featured trial provides a generous opportunity for users to test-drive the app, create some sample jobs, and see whether WinAutomation can help with your common PC tasks.
WinAutomation includes decent in-program help, as well as additional support information on the publisher's Web site. Getting started will still be the biggest problem for new users, however, and the program could benefit with a more robust tutorial, especially one that includes sample jobs that users can edit and play with. Also, the program would benefit from tooltips or other integrated support that explicitly describe how each possible "action" works.
Once you get the feel of creating new jobs and defining parameters through the drag-and-drop interface of the job editor, it's easy to create basic processes, but there's still a steep learning curve before you'll be able to perform advanced automation tricks. One simple example of how WinAutomation can work--we created a job to track all of the file information about applicant resumes in a WinAutomation data table, then rename those files, and move them to a new folder. We were even able to display that file information in a pop-up window when the job runs.
All in all, WinAutomation is a powerful, well-organized application that advanced users who want to create their own PC macros will appreciate. The trial installed and uninstalled smoothly, with no artifacts left behind. As mentioned, the program requires a bit of a time investment to learn how to use it fully and could some more integrated help features, but those who stick it out will likely be pleased by the software's abilities.
WinAutomation is a Macro recorder, a Web Recorder and an Advanced Task Scheduler wrapped into one powerful suite of PC automation tools.
WinAutomation will automate all your dull and boring, mind-numbing, time-stealing repetitive tasks and win back that precious time.
File operations, database manipulation, spreadsheet handling, email parsing and desktop management have never been easier to automate and execute, firing on key-press or any other trigger!
Much more than just a mouse recorder or a keystroke recorder
+ The Smart Macro Recorder in WinAutomation will identify each and every single UI element you interact with. + Zero programming background required, just point and click - shoot and go! + The mouse recorder will track every movement of your mouse and the Auto Clicker will send all the mouse events you choose to. + All the keys you had wished they would type themselves, now they do, with just some incentive from WinAutomation!
Web Automation And Web Scraping Now Easier Than Ever
Make the Internet work for you instead of the other way around
+ Record and Playback your activity inside your browser and automatically convert it into a macro that you can then edit however you'd like. + Automate your browsing, take screenshots, access web servers directly, automate web testing. + Auto-fill forms on any website with data imported from Excel, databases, other websites or any other data source. + Web Scraping all web page content from any website no matter how complex or dynamic.
Visual Job Designer Designer Makes Life Easier
What You See Is What You Get automation, easy as playing with toy bricks
+ Forget scripting and pseudo languages needed to get you started in automation, now you just point, click, go, go, go! + Support for self-reliant functions for ease of use and maintenance of complex Jobs + Manipulate data, save into Variables, save into databases , parse excel, do anything you imagine with your data! + Takes the guesswork out of debugging and wraps it up in a beautified UI.
What's new in this version:
- Automatically fill and submit web forms with data from local files.
- Scrape web sites and data extract from any web page into Excel or text files.
- Prerecorded mouse clicks and keystrokes via mouse recorder and keystroke recorder sent to any desktop application.
- Retrieve and parse your emails and update a database with the data contain... See all new features »