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. Clipboard manager for macOS which does one job - keep your copy history at hand. Period. Lightweight. Open source and free. No fluff. NO FLUFF
    2. Search all your tools from one place. Clew is your central hub for workplace productivity. Search shouldn’t be stealing 25% of your workweek. Find files, act on them, and share blazingly fast with Clew.
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    3. CopyLess was designed not to replace the system clipboard, but to extend it in many ways. Everything you copy to the system clipboard is captured automatically, so you do not need to care how to get the data to CopyLess.
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    4. ArsClip is a freeware utility for the windows clipboard. ArsClip monitors the clipboard and keeps track of the entries. Press a configurable hotkey and select an item (or items) to quickly paste into a program.
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    5. XMenu adds one or more global menus to the right side of the menu bar. They give you access to your preferred applications, folders, documents, files, and snippets.


    6. PastePal is a native macOS application that allows us to easily manage pasteboard history, notes and shortcut. The app displays nicely in light and dark mode, and visually accessible via side bar. You can toggle side bar via shortcut Cmd Option Alt P.
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      Clippo is the ultimate time saver for your daily work. Share and manage clipboards between your devices with no drawbacks. Save text, links and images that you have copied to your clipboard from any app.
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    7. A command launcher for Chrome.
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    8. Smarty Paste is the clipboard manager for Windows and Mac. It stores everything you copy and paste on Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad and keeps your clipboard history organized.
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    9. Salmon is a powerful search tool specifically for files and folders in macOS. Think of it like the Spotlight tool but only for files and folders. When you type anything in the search bar, which can be access anywhere by using a global shortcut).
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