DashExpander is a Snippet Abbreviation expander. It saves you from typing countless keys for frequently used pieces of text. Abbreviation Expansion supports placeholders which can be edited before pasting, without disrupting your work. DashExpander is not free, you will have to purchase DashExpander using an In-App purchase. DashExpander is free to download so that you can test it out as much as you want, in order to determine if it's the right tool for you.

  • Collect text snippets that you reuse often.
  • Sync by saving your library in Dropbox.
  • Placeholders can be edited before pasting.
  • Abbreviations are expanded wherever you type them.
  • Built for speed. Searching is almost instant.
  • Menu item application, always one keyboard shortcut away.
  • Multi-Touch Gestures.

    Special Snippet Placeholders:
  • @clipboard expands into the contents of the clipboard.
  • @cursor repositions the cursor after expansion.
  • @date expands into the current date.
  • @time expands into the current time.

    In-App Purchases
    ✘ DashExpander will nag and annoy you every now and then, in order to purchase.

    Known bugs:
  • None. Please report bugs and compatibility issues at

    Note to developers and programmers: you should check out Dash, which has all of DashExpander's features, and more.

  • What's New
  • Snippet expansion bug fixes
  • Fixed a bug which did not allow the use of CTRL+P and CTRL+N to select previous/next search result

  • DashExpander (com.kapeli.dashexpander) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is DashExpander 1.7.9. The most popular version of this application used by our users is DashExpander 1.8.1.

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/

    Minimum OS version: 10.7