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Clipboard history Alternatives

Clipboard history is described as 'with the October 2018 Windows update, not only can you can paste multiple items from your clipboard history, but you can also pin the items you tend to use all the time and sync your clipboard history to the cloud' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Clipboard history for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, PortableApps.com, Linux and Android. The best alternative is CopyQ, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Clipboard history are Ditto, RecentX, CLCL and 1clipboard.

Clipboard history alternatives are mainly Clipboard Managers but may also be File Search Utilities or Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Clipboard history.
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  1. CopyQ icon

    CopyQ

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    94 alternatives to CopyQ 

    Multi-Platform Clipboard Manager with Advanced Features.

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    1.  LightweightCopyQ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of CopyQ.
    3.  PortableCopyQ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Support for scriptingCopyQ supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    Shows a list of previously copied text or images.
    Tabs with text, HTML and image items
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    Ditto

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    96 alternatives to Ditto 

    Ditto is an extension to the standard windows clipboard. It saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing you access to any of those items at a later time.

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    1.  PortableDitto can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightDitto consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark ModeDitto supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Ditto allows you to easily view and search past entries
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    RecentX

    • Windows
    264 alternatives to RecentX 

    RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

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    1.  File TaggingRecentX can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionRecentX can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    3.  PortableRecentX can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. CLCL icon

    CLCL

    83 alternatives to CLCL 

    CLCL is clipboard caching utility.

    • All clipboard formats are supported.
    • Template can be registered.
    • Pop-up menu is displayed by "Alt+C."
    • Menu can be customized.
    • Item is paste automatically.
    • Picture is displayed on a menu.
    • Tool.
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    1.  PortableCLCL can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightCLCL consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      1clipboard

      • Mac
      • Windows
      91 alternatives to 1clipboard 

      1Clipboard is managerial clipboard software that enables you to approach clipboard at any place on any device.

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      1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
      Discontinued

      Since 2016, there is no new version. See changelog: http://1clipboard.io/update

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    • ClipX icon

      ClipX

      88 alternatives to ClipX 

      ClipX is a tiny clipboard history manager. It is sweet, it is free, use it. You can use the system tray icon to restore your old clipboards and use a hotkey to paste them directly inside your favorite editor.

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      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, ClipX 1.0.3.9 beta 7, released in July 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      Windows 10 Clipboard

      85 alternatives to Windows 10 Clipboard 

      Copy images and text from one PC to another with a cloud-based clipboard. Not only can you can paste from your clipboard history, but you can also pin the items you find yourself using all the time.

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      1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    • ArsClip icon

      ArsClip

      • Windows
      • Android
      91 alternatives to ArsClip 

      ArsClip is a freeware utility for the windows clipboard. ArsClip monitors the clipboard and keeps track of the entries. Press a configurable hotkey and select an item (or items) to quickly paste into a program.

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      1.  PortableArsClip can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  LightweightArsClip consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    • Clipboard History Pro icon

      Clipboard History Pro

      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      87 alternatives to Clipboard History Pro 

      Clipboard manager extension for your browser: history of copied text, favorite items, instant paste.

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    • Rainclip icon

      Rainclip

      • Mac
      • Windows
      93 alternatives to Rainclip 

      Universal clipboard assistant which keeps a history of copied texts and images and securely syncs them between computers. Keeps also your most used text snippets ready to be pasted into anywhere.

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      1.  Dark ModeRainclip supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
      Light and dark modes
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