Actiona – cross-platform automation tool

Actiona is an automation tool that allows you to execute many actions on your computer such as emulating mouse clicks, key presses, showing message boxes, editing text files, etc.

Tasks can be created using a simple editor or using the EcmaScript (JavaScript) programming language for more customization. Actiona is cross-platform.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Device emulation
    • Write text.
    • Press a key.
    • Move the mouse cursor (point or path).
    • Click somewhere on the screen.
    • Rotate the mouse wheel.
    • Wait for a key to be pressed.
  • System interaction:
    • Run a command (detached or not).
    • Kill a process.
    • Display a notification.
    • Wait for a pixel color on the screen.
    • Restart/stop/lock the computer.
    • Open an URL.
    • Play a sound.
    • Find an image on the screen.
    • Use text to speech.
  • Windowing system interaction:
    • Display a message box
    • Enter some data
    • Wait for a window
    • Close/move/resize/etc. a window
  • Data Manipulation:
    • Write/read a text file.
    • Write/read a binary file.
    • Write/read an INI file.
    • Write/read into the registry.
    • Write/read the clipboard.
    • Read an environment variable.
    • Copy a file.
    • Download a file.
    • Send an e-mail.
  • Internal/flow manipulation:
    • Pause the execution.
    • Run JavaScript code.
    • Go to a line or label.
    • Run a loop.
    • Do nothing.
    • Stop the execution.
    • Set/read a variable.
    • Wait for a particular time/date.
    • Exit.
    • Wait for a variable.
    • Write into the app’s console.
    • Begin/end/call a procedure.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux and Windows.

Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Jonathan Mercier-Ganady
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

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6 months ago

Sounds like a good thing this actiona