TextExpander Adds AppleScript Support

Smile Software announced the immediate availability of TextExpander 3.3 on Wednesday. The update for the abbreviation auto-expanding utility for Mac OS X added support using AppleScript to create and edit snippets and snippet groups.

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Version 3.3 also added the ability to include backup, restore and logging options to the application toolbar, added the ability to include nested keypress macros in fill-in snippets, fixed several bugs, and more.

TextExpander is a utility for Mac OS X that auto-expands abbreviations and text shortcuts into full words and phrases, and can also launch scripts to perform other actions. Versions of TextExpander are available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad as well, and they can share abbreviation, or snippet, libraries with TextExpander for the Mac.

TextExpander 3.3 is priced at US$34.95 and is available for download at the Smile Software Website. The update is free for version 3.x users.