Text expansion is one of the best-kept secrets in the productivity world. It lets you expand small snippets of text into pre-configured longer text, which can be your home address, a set reply for new clients, or even a website link.
Text expansion is built into Mac, but a more powerful third-party text expansion apps usually cost a lot of money. Magical Text Expansion extension, on the other hand, is completely free…and ad-free, too.
You can quickly create and use shortcuts right from Chrome, and the extension lets you group related shortcuts as well. And if you’re the forgetful kind, you can use the search feature to search through saved snippets.