Difference between Autoit, AutoHotKey and Autoitscript?

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Difference between Autoit, AutoHotKey and Autoitscript?

#1 Post by vmars316 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:04 am

what's the difference between Autoit, AutoHotKey and Autoitscript?
Which of these can actually create an exe from Auto* ?
For a portable app, how much Auto* overhead is customary?
Also, what operating systems does Auto* run on?
Thanks a bunch...Vernon
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Re: Difference between Autoit, AutoHotKey and Autoitscript?

#2 Post by guinness » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:35 am

AutoIt is AutoItScript though no one ever calls it AutoItScript, this is just the name of the website. Secondly AutoHotKey derived from AutoIt V2 so the syntax is nothing like AutoIt is today (see Wikipage below).

To answer your question AutoIt is supported on 2000+ (but I dare say can run on Windows 95/98 though expect some things to be broken.) AutoIt is super easy to use and Portable as well. But just to clarify so is C/C++, you can create an application in C that is Portable so long as you don't explicitly write to the registry.

AutoIt >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AutoIt
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