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5 Best Form-Filling Programs for Entering Sweepstakes

Sweepers choose their favorite form-filling software.

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What is the best way to fill out sweepstakes entry forms quickly and securely? Sweepstakes fans have chosen the 5 best form-filling programs for sweepstakes entry. Read a little bit about each program and decide which one is right for you.

Are you worried about being disqualified for using form-fillers? Most companies don't mind if you use auto-fillers, as long as you are actively visiting the sweepstakes' sites and filling out the forms (even if it's with a single click).

1. Roboform was Chosen by Readers as the Best Form-Filling Program

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Roboform is a very popular auto-fill program among sweepstakes fans. It lets you save the information you want to enter into sweepstakes forms, and you can also save filled-out entry forms so that even information that can't be automatically detected will be correctly filled the next time you enter.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Roboform:

Roboform is free to download, but you receive more powerful features if you pay for the program. It is available for Windows computers, but a beta version is being tested for Mac computer users.

2. Internet Browser Auto-Fill, Runner-Up for Best Form-Filler

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Most internet browsers, including Firefox and Internet Explorer, have an option that will remember some of your most commonly-used information. Oftentimes, double-clicking on a field in a sweepstakes entry form will reveal information you've already filled. Some browsers allow you to save even more information, and fill it in automatically.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Browser Autofill:

The advantage of using the auto-fill options in your browser is that it's already installed, so you don't need to do anything extra to use it. However, your browser auto-fill may not have as many features as other auto-fill programs.

3. Google Toolbar, a Favorite for Easy Form-Filling

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Google Toolbar is a free download from search engine giant, Google. It has many useful features including an auto-fill option as well as spell-check, keyboard shortcuts, Google search from your browser, and more.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Google Toolbar:

Since many people already use Google Toolbar for its fancy features, it's a convenient auto-fill program to use. However, it lacks some of the features of the more robust auto-fill programs.

4. Keyboard Express, a Macro Program Sweepers Love

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Keyboard Express is a macro program that lets you make keyboard shortcuts that let you enter oft-used information in just a few keystrokes. Using Keyboard Express, you can assign keystrokes to sweepstakes information like your name, address, and email address. You can also save more complex commands, like filling out an email address, tabbing to the password field, and filling out that as well, or even saving an entire sweepstakes entry form.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Keyboard Express:

Keyboard Express has a lot of power and flexibility. However, it requires a some coding to get it to work correctly, which can be a little complicated. It offers a 30-day free trial, but after that you need to upgrade to a paid version to continue using the program. It is only available for Windows computers.

5. Sxipper for Firefox, an Easy Add-On for Filling Forms

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If you use the Firefox browser, you can download the Sxipper add-on to help you save your sweepstakes entry forms.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Sxipper:

Sxipper is free and lets you store an unlimited amount of information. You can even import your Roboform information, if you have used Roboform in the past. However, Sxipper was retired by its developers in March of 2011, after these awards were granted, and it will not work with Firefox 4.0 or later versions.

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