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PureText Alternatives

PureText is described as 'tiny (13Kb) application for Windows that allows you to paste text to any application without formatting, using a hotkey (default Win + V)' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are six alternatives to PureText for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Firefox, Linux and AutoHotkey. The best alternative is AceText. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try PlainPaste or PasteUnformatted. Other great apps like PureText are Copy Plain Text 2, Copy PlainText and Pure Paste.

PureText alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Clipboard Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PureText.
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  • Windows

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  1. AceText is a companion that eases and speeds up your everyday computer activities, whether that is writing reports or documents, text editing, programming, collecting information, conducting research, sending and responding to email, messaging and chatting, or any or all of...

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    horacelaalu

    AceText is primarily a text-only clipboard history and snippet manager, but it has a feature called "AcePure" which does the same thing as PureText.

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  2. 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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  3. 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.

    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    The program is no longer updated.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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    Copy Plain Text 2

    • 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, right click and from context menu choose "Copy as plain text".

    Discontinued

    The extension is no longer updated since August 2016 and it doesn't work on Firefox 57 and later. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

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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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