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Plain Clip for Mac

Removes formatting from clipboard contents.

Free
In English
Version 2.5.1
4.9
Based on 10 user rates

Plain Clip overview

Plain Clip removes formatting from copied text. Additionally, it can be configured to perform one or more additional actions such as removal of trailing whitespace, conversion to ASCII etc.

With the exception of the preferences window, Plain Clip does not have a user interface, which makes it ideal for using it from hotkey/launcher applications such as Spark or LaunchBar or even typing utilities such as TypeIt4Me and TextExpander.

What’s new in version 2.5.1

Version 2.5.1:
  • Added a preference for converting smart quotes to dumb quotes, i.e.: replaces all occurrences of any of the characters „ “ ” » « with " and all occurrences of › ‹ ‚ ‘ ’ with '

Plain Clip for Mac

Free
In English
Version 2.5.1
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4.9

(14 Reviews of Plain Clip)

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  • User Ratings

gluhring
gluhring
Mar 22 2017
2.5.1
5.0
Mar 22 2017
5.0
Version: 2.5.1
Do one thing and do it better than anyone else (and make it Free) (are you crazy? 20 Stars
Andrew8042
Andrew8042
Feb 24 2015
2.5
5.0
Feb 24 2015
5.0
Version: 2.5
Yeees, work on 10.9.5!!! (^__^)
Andrew8042
Andrew8042
Apr 28 2014
2.4.8
5.0
Apr 28 2014
5.0
Version: 2.4.8
Ceased to run on 10.9.3 13D45a. =(((
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Jan 14 2013
2.4.7
5.0
Jan 14 2013
5.0
Version: 2.4.7
I've used this little gem for many years and so it seems past time to write a review. Plain Clip is not a full featured text cleaner. If that's what you need there are other options, including SmartWrap and TextSoap. But for quickly and easily stripping formatting, like text size, color and style, from text for a clean paste in e-mail, for instance, or simply for making notes, Plain Clip does the job nicely. I keep it handy in my Dock.
waryuser
waryuser
Dec 1 2010
2.4.1
0.0
Dec 1 2010
0.0
Version: 2.4.1
Does it (or can you add) remove smart quotes?
kom
kom
Jul 26 2023
2.5.1
4.0
Jul 26 2023
4.0
Version: 2.5.1
gluhring
gluhring
Mar 22 2017
5.0
Mar 22 2017
5.0
Version: null
Paganel
Paganel
Dec 6 2016
5.0
Dec 6 2016
5.0
Version: null
Andrew8042
Andrew8042
Feb 24 2015
5.0
Feb 24 2015
5.0
Version: null
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Jan 14 2013
5.0
Jan 14 2013
5.0
Version: null
schmelding
schmelding
Jun 24 2012
5.0
Jun 24 2012
5.0
Version: null
Schoschie
Schoschie
Mar 27 2008
5.0
Mar 27 2008
5.0
Version: null
Jazzaddict
Jazzaddict
May 22 2006
5.0
May 22 2006
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Aug 20 2004
5.0
Aug 20 2004
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Aug 19 2004
5.0
Aug 19 2004
5.0
Version: null