SmartPaste Alternatives

    SmartPaste is described as 'Copy-paste nicely styled text to apps like GMail and Google Docs without learning new shortcuts'. There are more than 50 alternatives to SmartPaste for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is CopyQ, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SmartPaste are Alfred (Freemium), ueli (Free, Open Source), ClipboardFusion (Freemium) and RecentX (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 2021

    1. KRunner is the launcher built into the Plasma desktop.
    2. 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.

      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.



    3. Flycut is a clean and simple clipboard manager for developers. It based on open source app called Jumpcut.
    4. 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 shortcut key, and select a menu item from the menu.

      Discontinued

      Discontinued some years ago but forked into Clipy.

    5. Copied is a full featured clipboard manager. Save text, links, and images that you’ve copied to your clipboard from any app.
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    6. Pastebot is a versatile clipboard manager for your Mac that stores what you recently copied so you can quickly retrieve them later. Create custom pasteboards for frequently used clippings. Build powerful filters that you can apply as you paste.
    7. ClipIt is a lightweight, fully featured GTK+ clipboard manager. It was forked from Parcellite, adding additional features and bugfixes to the project.
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    8. Pasta is a beautiful and flexible clipboard manager for the mac. It saves everything you copy to your clipboard so you can reuse it later.
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    9. CopyClip 2 is the slickest and most efficient premium clipboard manager for your Mac. Running discreetly from your menu bar, the app stores all that you have copied or cut in the past, allowing you to quickly find that snippet of text you've been looking for.
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    10. Clipman is a clipboard manager for Xfce. It keeps the clipboard contents around while it is usually lost when you close an application.
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