Texter v0.6 Updated

lintalist on 13 Oct 2018

Texter is a text-substitution app thats sits in the system tray and replaces user-definable abbreviations with commonly-used phrases in any application. You can also set return-to markers for your cursor, insert clipboard contents into your replacement text, or create advanced keyboard macros.

Great for frequently used phrases, email signatures, or words with great length such as medical or biological terms.

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System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GNU GPL
How to extract: Download texter.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
Similar/alternative apps: Lintalist, PhraseExpress
What's new? See:
http://lifehacker.com/238306/lifehacker-code-texter-windows

14 comments on Texter  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

lintalist 2018-10-13 17:17

@Torb - well the program is over 10 years old and hasn't been updated and no doubt some webpages have changed - the source code is now at https://github.com/adampash/texter/ (where you can see it is no longer under development)

v0.6

Torb 2018-10-12 19:01

The help links in Texter do not work and returns 404. No explanation of the features, and thus most of the features are useless since not documented.

v0.6

webfork 2018-04-14 14:26

@smaragdus: all fixed, thanks for that

v0.6

smaragdus 2018-04-14 00:42

The download link does not work. I can provide the executable if needed.

v0.6

xor 2017-06-21 19:02

I find Texter more practical and intuitive than TyperTask but I'm having some Keyboard key combinations to be in conflict with other Applications (eg Ph0t0sh0p) and Win10 global shortcuts (eg Win+I) so I have to constantly disable it as a workaround to it. TyperTask on the other hand is more "TEXT-ONLY" configurable but I get NO CONFLICTS at all. Pity.

v0.6

IanFromBarrie 2016-06-21 19:40

Download link returns:
can't find the server at svn.adampash.com.

v0.6

JohnTHaller 2011-02-17 05:02

@I am Baas - That was a link to the local installer. The plain texter.exe you need isn't hosted on lifehacker.com anymore so I switched it to Adam's repository which should work fine.

I am Baas 2011-02-17 03:55

@T W Naing
Thanks & Fixed.

T W Naing 2011-02-17 03:36

Download link shows HTTP 404

Ralph 2010-10-21 18:04

I agreee with Nick's comments. I don't have Mark's problem because I use it on phrases i have to use over and over and I give them a name like COD2 that can't possibly be mistaken for a word. Despite its problems, this program exactly meets my needs and I haven't found any other free program like it.

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