Pure Paste Alternatives
This extension will automatically remove tracking elements from URLs to help protect your privacy when browse through the Internet.
- - ClearURLs is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Pure Paste.
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).
- - PureText is the most popular Windows alternative to Pure Paste.
Léon - The URL Cleaner removes tracking and other obsolete parameters from a URL before sharing. Its usage is simple, integrating into Android's standard sharing mechanism.
- - Léon – The URL Cleaner is the most popular Android alternative to Pure Paste.
This add-on automatically removes all garbage like "utm_source=*" from URLs. These fields are provided for the Google Analytics and they are not a necessity.
- - Pure URL is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to Pure Paste.
Pure URL FeaturesDiscontinued
Last updated Nov 19, 2017 for Firefox.No more available for Chromium-based browsers.
Neat URL cleans URLs, removing parameters such as Google Analytics' utm parameters.
- - Neat URL is the most popular Web-based alternative to Pure Paste.
Neat URL Features
TrackerZapper is a Mac app that sits in your menubar and silently removes tracking parameters from any links you copy.
UTM Stripper Features
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.
The program is no longer updated. Last version, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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".
Copy Plain Text 2 FeaturesDiscontinued
Copy PlainText is a tiny multi-process extension that removes the formatting from the selection before saving to the Clipboard.
Copy PlainText Features