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What is the best free automation tool for Windows application using object ID's. So NOT with keystrokes and x,y coordinates.

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I do not think it is possible to automate generic Windows apps without sending keystrokes and mouseclicks. (But if I am wrong, I am looking forward to learn something)

Only the method on how you find the position for the click makes the difference:

  • via x/y (any tool can do this)
  • via objectID/Windows titles/... (e.g. AHK, TestStack White,...)
  • via images (e. g. Sikuli or Kantu)

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