for my school project I want to make a short video about programming. In the video I want to show how I write code but in faster speed like 3x or 5x with music in the background. But I cant type too fast and clean - is there any software out there where I can input any text and when I click start it will write the Text with a specified speed like I would do but fast and continiously? If it simulates keyboard input I could just let it write the code into a new file and record it.

Thanks In Advance!

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    Welcome to Software Recommendations! It would help if you could state which OS the software shall run on, and how much you'd be willing to spend on it.
    – Izzy
    Nov 9, 2019 at 0:05
  • You could also use a video editing program to increase the speed of parts of your video afterwards. Premiere and After Effects, for example, can do that. I think Kdenlive (free and open source) can do that too.
    – Markus
    Nov 9, 2019 at 8:59

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You didn't say which platform you're on, but if it's Windows, you could use AutoHotkey for this.

You can have it open (or activate) your editor or IDE if you like. Then use Send to send keystrokes. You can adjust the speed at which it spits out characters using SetKeyDelay. You can have it control the mouse too, if you like. Pretty much anything you can do manually, you can do with AutoHotkey.

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