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Copy Plain Text 2 Alternatives

Copy Plain Text 2 is described as 'With this addon you can copy selected text without any formatting such as italic, bold, font size, etc. Just select text, right click and from context menu choose "Copy as plain text"' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are five alternatives to Copy Plain Text 2 for Windows, Mac, Linux, AutoHotkey and Firefox. The best alternative is PureText, which is free. Other great apps like Copy Plain Text 2 are PasteUnformatted, PlainPaste, Copy PlainText and Pure Paste.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Waterfox
  • Pale Moon
  • Firefox

With this addon you can copy selected text without any formatting such as italic, bold, font size, etc. Just select text,...

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  1. PureText icon

    PureText

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    PureText is a tiny (13Kb) application for Windows that allows you to paste text to any application without formatting, using a hotkey (default Win + V).

    ⚫︎ PortablePureText can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. PasteUnformatted

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    When copying text from one application and pasting it into another one, you usually get to keep the formatting of the text as well. With formatting, I here refer to font size, text color, bold, hyperlinks, et cetera.

    ⚫︎ PortablePasteUnformatted can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  3. PlainPaste

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • AutoHotkey

    PlainPaste is a simple app to let you paste copied text without formatting in Windows. Simple press Ctrl-V once to paste regularly, or twice fast to paste as text.

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    Copy PlainText

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    Copy PlainText is a tiny multi-process extension that removes the formatting from the selection before saving to the Clipboard.

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    Pure Paste

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    How many times have you pasted some text into an email and ended up with a mess of different font sizes?

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