Store any phrase you type often for quick access

  • Type (or import) your phrases in PhraseExpander
  • Associate an abbreviation to each phrase (this can be done automatically)
  • Type the abbreviation in any program to insert the associated phrase
Phrase list
Suggestions are displayed as you type

Relevant suggestions are displayed as you type in any application

Differently from other text expanders, PhraseExpander displays suggestions as you type, in the Suggestions window.

Type an abbreviation and PhraseExpander will display all the phrases that match the text you typed.

You can trigger the desired phrase by pressing the SHIFT key.

There’s no need to remember abbreviations or to use prefixes as they will not conflict with your normal typing.

Instantly get any phrase with Quick Find

Don’t remember the abbreviation?

No problem.

By pressing the ALT + SPACE shortcut, the Quick Find pops up and you can immediately search your entire library.

And insert the appropriate information in any document. Instantly.

Find any phrase

8 ways to save time with text expansion

  • Dealing with customers via e-mail? Need easy access to boilerplate paragraphs?
    Create standard customer service responses. Set up a list of often used e-mail phrases, addresses, and other boilerplates, and insert them by typing a short abbreviation.
  • Use different email signatures?
    Easily insert a customized signature with a few keystrokes.
  • Filling out forms?
    Make it easy on yourself by adding your address, email, phone, and fax numbers to your library!
  • Need to insert the current date or time?
    PhraseExpander comes with date and time snippets that you can format the way you want!
  • Need to insert special symbols?
    PhraseExpander allows you to insert special characters automatically, like ® or ©
  • Lost among code fragments and commands to remember?
    Define abbreviations for frequently used Unix commands, create templates for code fragments and DB queries.
  • Looking for addresses, emails and phone numbers?
    Insert instantly and accurately phone numbers, emails, and addresses into documents by just typing a pre-defined “nickname” or “alias” (for example, type “mark” and PhraseExpander will insert “[email protected]” into whatever document you’re typing in).
  • RSI syndrome prevention
    PhraseExpander automates your tasks, thus reducing the amount of typing you have to do, and consequently the risk of suffering from repetitive strain injury.

Save up to 90% keystrokes by using abbreviations

How many keystrokes can you save by using text expansion? Here are a few examples, just to give you an idea.

Phrase Abbreviation
Yours sincerely,
Your name
24 KEYSTROKES
ys
2 KEYSTROKES -92%
I look forward to hearing from you soon
40 KEYSTROKES
look
4 KEYSTROKES -90%
You can expect a reply within 24 hours.
45 KEYSTROKES
repl24
6 KEYSTROKES -87%
You can expect a reply within 48 hours.
45 KEYSTROKES
repl48
6 KEYSTROKES -87%
If I can be of further help, please write me.
45 KEYSTROKES
furth
5 KEYSTROKES -89%
[email protected]
23 KEYSTROKES
mail
4 KEYSTROKES -83%
http://www.yourdomain.com
25 KEYSTROKES
web
3 KEYSTROKES -83%
Your order has been shipped today. You should receive it in the next 3 business days.
85 KEYSTROKES
ship
4 KEYSTROKES -95%

And saved keystrokes mean saved time...

The Usage Statistics feature shows you how you are using the software by reporting executed phrases, typed keystrokes and saved time.

Usage statistics