Typinator 5.5 - powerful text expansions with embedded calculations


Hagenberg, Austria: April 23, 2013 - Ergonis Software today announced the release of Typinator 5.5, a new version of their popular text expander. With the new concept of calculation fields, Typinator offers amazingly powerful text expansions for regular users without any programming skills.

The new calculation fields allow computations and assignments of computed values to variables. Until now, this could have been achieved with external scripts, but with the new feature, calculations can be embedded right into expansions. This opens the door to unbelievably versatile and flexible expansions without the need for any programming skills.

"Calculation fields are a rather simple concept, but the possibilities are virtually endless. In combination with input fields, you can use Typinator to write a complete bill with just a few keystrokes, with discounts, taxes, etc.," said Guenther Blaschek, CTO of Ergonis Software. "Combined with some scripts - such as the Convert script from our Download Extras page - you can even include the amount in other currencies, based on the current exchange rate."

In addition to the new calculation fields, Typinator 5.5 includes many other enhancements like improved matching for certain abbreviations with similar endings and better support for time zones. Another benefit of the new release is improved compatibility with OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and many third-party applications like Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, OmniWeb, Thunderbird, Mail, Pages, Scrivener, Sibelius, Nisus Writer, and others.

Visit Ergonis Software's website to learn more about the changes in this release and to download and try the new version.

Typinator is a powerful, yet elegantly simple solution that boosts your productivity by automating the process of inserting frequently used text and auto-correcting typing errors. Across all applications, it detects specific sequences of typed characters and automatically replaces them with text snippets, graphics, URLs, dates and special characters.

Availability and Ordering

Typinator 5.5 requires Mac OS X 10.5.8 or newer and is fully compatible with OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).

Typinator can be purchased securely on the Ergonis Software website. The upgrade to Typinator 5.5 is free for anyone who owns a valid license for Typinator 5. Upgrade paths are available for owners of older licenses. See the company's web site for information about purchases, including enterprise licenses, volume discounts, and upgrade pricing offers.

Instead of purchasing Typinator by itself, customers can get the Ergonis Productivity Bundle that also contains two of the company's other productivity tools, PopChar X and KeyCue.

About Ergonis Software

Ergonis Software develops ergonomic and intuitive software that boosts the productivity of Mac and PC users. Ergonis Software, a privately held company founded in 2002, is headquartered in Hagenberg, Austria.


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