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    CopyQ Alternatives

    CopyQ is described as 'Multi-Platform Clipboard Manager with Advanced Features' and is a very popular Clipboard Manager in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to CopyQ for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Ditto, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CopyQ are ClipboardFusion (Freemium), Clipy (Free, Open Source), RecentX (Paid) and CLCL (Free).

    This page was last updated May 15, 2022
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    Multi-Platform Clipboard Manager with Advanced Features.
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    1. 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.
      Ditto vs CopyQ opinions
      Most users think Ditto is a great alternative to CopyQ.
      Ditto has a cleaner UI and works better out of the box.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      alewnano Easier for newbies. Elements appear as a list and can be pasted with no format.
      Positive comment 12 months ago

      Ditto is only Windows compatible, not Linux/Mac
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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      ClipboardFusion is a powerful clipboard manager, complete with HotKeys, text scrubbing, text replacing and completely customizable clipboard Macros. ClipboardFusion can remember your clipboard history, and even sync it between computers using the ClipboardFusion Online service.

    2. Clipy is a clipboard extension for macOS.
    3. 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.
    4. CLCL is clipboard caching utility.
      CLCL vs CopyQ opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      mmfoodforthought CLCL is the cleanest and most simple clipboard manager. ITs design is the most minimal compared to all of the alternatives listed.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      JupiterMoon One of the best! Just wish it was more actively developed.
      Positive comment 4 months ago


    5. 1Clipboard is managerial clipboard software that enables you to approach clipboard at any place on any device.


      Since 2016, there is no new version. See changelog:

    6. Clipboard manager for macOS which does one job - keep your copy history at hand. Period.
    7. Unclutter is a new handy place on your desktop for storing notes, files and pasteboard clips.
    8. 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.


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

    9. ClipAngel is an extension to the standard Windows clipboard. It saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing you access to any saved item at a later time. It saves main types of data that can be put on the clipboard: text, images, html, files.
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