.AHK File Extension
File TypeAutoHotkey Script
What is an AHK file?
An AHK file is a script created with AutoHotkey, a program used to automate tasks in Windows. It is saved as a plain text file and contains lines of code that can be executed by AutoHotkey (AutoHotkey.exe).
AutoHotkey scripts may also contain hotkeys (used for keyboard shortcuts) and hotstrings, which automatically replace certain text strings when typing.
AutoHotkey is an open source tool that allows you to create scripts for complex or repetitive tasks. The scripts can be used for a variety of tasks, such as auto-clicking locations, filling forms, and macros.
Since AHK files are saved in plain text they can be opened and edited by text editors, such as Microsoft Notepad and Wordpad. However, edits to an AHK file may cause the script to not run in AutoHotkey.