Alternatives to ClipMate for all platforms with any license

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  • Ditto icon

    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.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com Windows Store

  • CopyQ icon

    CopyQ

    Clipboard manager with searchable and editable history. It's possible to save plain text, images, HTML and other formats, use plugins, filter out content by text...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Clutter-free interface; Supports all filetypes; Very powerful features behind the hood. Looking to find a substitute for ClipMate, found ClipQ which is actually way better. anjanoletiMar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • you see an overview of your clips but still have to perform an extra axtion before it is available in your paste Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • not as good as clipmate, but you can't beat the price Guest • Jul 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    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...

    Free Windows

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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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    CLCL

    CLCL is clipboard caching utility. * All clipboard formats are supported. * Template can be registered. * Pop-up menu is displayed by "Alt+C."...

    Free Windows

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    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...

    Freemium Windows Android

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    ClipMenu

    ClipMenu can manage clipboard history. You can record 8 clipboard types, from plain text to image. To paste a recorded item, you just pop up menu by invoking the...

    Free Open Source Mac

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last development version, 1.0.0a1, released in November 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website and it's reportedly still working on recent versions of macOS
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    ClipboardFusion

    ClipboardFusion is a powerful clipboard manager, complete with HotKeys, text scrubbing, text replacing and completely customizable clipboard Macros. ClipboardFusion can...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Blackberry Windows RT ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Chrome Kindle Fire

  • Flycut icon

    Flycut

    Flycut is a clean and simple clipboard manager for developers. It based on open source app called Jumpcut. Every time you when you copy code pieces Flycut stores it...

    Free Open Source Mac

  • Clipdiary icon

    Clipdiary

    Clipdiary clipboard manager saves the complete clipboard history. With this windows clipboard manager you can reuse everything you were once copying - text, pictures...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • ClipIt icon

    ClipIt

    ClipIt is a lightweight, fully featured GTK+ clipboard manager. It was forked from Parcellite, adding additional features and bugfixes to the project.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.4.2, released in April 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
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    Parcellite

    Parcellite is a lightweight GTK+ clipboard manager. This is a stripped down, basic-features-only clipboard manager with a small memory footprint for those who like...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    Clipjump

    Clipjump : The Ultimate Clipboard Manager for Windows Clipjump is a Multiple-Clipboard management utility for Windows. It allows you to simultaneously use multiple...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    Clibor

    Clibor is a portable lightweight clipboard manager that combines the functionality of a clipboard manager like Ditto plus the ability to format clipboard text. It is...

    Free Windows

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ClipMate Comments

Comment by DavidQ
about ClipMate · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Clipmate operates as a last-in, first-out stack. (First-in, first-out is a "queue.") Seems most natural. It has the ability to append clips together, filter them, sort by date-time, title, etc. Search. I find it indispensable. I never just delete text anymore; instead I cut it so that I can get if back if I realize some time later that I need it.

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Comment by rcastro0
about ClipMate · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

I just need a utility that will create a stack of cut-and-pastes (first in, first out) and not get in the way. Sort of Cut 3 times (A B C) then Paste 3 times and get (A B C) back. Simple as that. Will ClipMate do such a simple thing? Thanks

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Comment by DavidQ
about ClipMate · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Can't recall how I was introduced to ClipMate, but soon after I purchased a license and I keep it current. I can't manage without it. ClipMate is like one's brain; I probably use only 10% of its capabilities, but the other 90% doesn't get in my way, and when I need something special it is nice to have it available.

Now that I am contemplating a move to Linux, I'm looking for a Linux-based clipboard manager.

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