iSnip
iSnip
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iSnip free download for Mac

iSnip for Mac1.4

04 March 2005

Manage and edit a collection of text clippings.

What is iSnip for Mac

Note: iSnip is no longer under development, and it is no longer available for sale.

iSnip is a new freeware application that allows users to manage and edit a collection of text clippings that can be easily accessed from a system wide menu.

iSnip includes the ability to create a snippet from the clipboard contents using a global hotkey, inserting or copying of the selected snippet, instant filtering of your snippet collection, full drag and drop organization, full rule-based organization (with wildcard support), integrated software updating, import and export of the users snippet database, and more. There is also a frequently updated blog here..

What's new in iSnip

Version 1.4:
  • Brilliant new icon by Wolfgang Bartelme
  • Complete support for filling out Web forms automatically
  • Numerous bug fixes and improvements

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Everbrite
Everbrite
Apr 19 2010
1.4
0.0
Apr 19 2010
0.0
Version: 1.4
I have been using isnip for years. I never had problems with 10.5 but a recent upgrade to 10.6 resulted in the program frequently hanging or quitting altogether. I had actually looked at other programs but decided to fiddle with isnip first as I have a large library of snippets that I didn't want to lose or recreate. I discovered that if I set the preferences to limit the history to 20 items it has worked perfectly without hanging or quitting.
Horst-Hildebrecht
Horst-Hildebrecht
Sep 21 2009
1.4
1.0
Sep 21 2009
1.0
Version: 1.4
iSnip was a great application, but under 10.6 it caused hanging, so it had to be disabled. Do not use iSnip with Snow Leopard.
Rich-K-
Rich-K-
Apr 22 2009
1.4
0.0
Apr 22 2009
0.0
Version: 1.4
iSnip is dead, long live Clip Menu!!!!!! http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/29988/clipmenu
Alexander-Klar
Alexander-Klar
Oct 14 2008
1.4
0.0
Oct 14 2008
0.0
Version: 1.4
iSnip 1.4 is unstable under Leopard, as stated before - unless you choose "Disable clipboard history" in the Preferences. After doing so it's a reliable and very useful companion.
Dave-Delong
Dave-Delong
Sep 16 2008
1.4
0.0
Sep 16 2008
0.0
Version: 1.4
While iSnip is no longer available for download, a new version is being developed. Learn more about it at http://www.isnipapp.com
Rubaiyat
Rubaiyat
Sep 6 2008
1.4
0.0
Sep 6 2008
0.0
Version: 1.4
All the links are dead on iSnip.
Jeremydgreat
Jeremydgreat
Jan 8 2008
1.4
0.0
Jan 8 2008
0.0
Version: 1.4
Doesn't appear to be Leopard compatible. Won't launch.
Aljuk
Aljuk
Oct 4 2007
1.4
5.0
Oct 4 2007
5.0
Version: 1.4
This app is awesome. I'm a web developer and can't tell you how useful this is to me. Sometimes it's the simplest things... If I could request one feature, it would be syntax colouring for different coding languages. But really, that's just an aesthetic consideration. Keep up the good work.
Dave-Delong
Dave-Delong
Sep 16 2007
1.4
0.0
Sep 16 2007
0.0
Version: 1.4
Hi iSnip users, iSnip 2 is currently in the early stages of development. I've decided to rewrite the entire thing to take more advantage of some of the tools provided in the OS (CoreData being one of them), so it's "back to the drawing board." But yes, iSnip 2 is forthcoming (when, I don't know... I do have school and a job to worry about first). Thanks, Dave DeLong
Ars
Ars
Mar 14 2007
1.4
0.0
Mar 14 2007
0.0
Version: 1.4
After updating to Mac Os X 10.4.9 iSnip crashes when starting up. Here is part of the console log: 2007-03-14 10:26:15.042 iSnip[429] CFLog (0): CFPropertyListCreateFromXMLData(): plist parse failed; the data is not proper UTF-8. The file name for this data could be: /Users/xxxxx/Library/Preferences/iSnipDatabase The parser will retry as in 10.2, but the problem should be corrected in the plist. 2007-03-14 10:26:15.067 iSnip[429] An uncaught exception was raised 2007-03-14 10:26:15.102 iSnip[429] *** -[NSKeyedUnarchiver initForReadingWithData:]: incomprehensible archive (0x62, 0x70, 0x6c, 0x69, 0x73, 0x74, 0x30, 0x30) 2007-03-14 10:26:15.102 iSnip[429] *** Uncaught exception: *** -[NSKeyedUnarchiver initForReadingWithData:]: incomprehensible archive (0x62, 0x70, 0x6c, 0x69, 0x73, 0x74, 0x30, 0x30) Mar 14 10:26:36 xxxxx crashdump[430]: iSnip crashed Mar 14 10:26:39 xxxxx crashdump[430]: crash report written to: /Users/xxxxx/Library/Logs/CrashReporter/iSnip.crash.log
Tice
Tice
Dec 19 2006
1.4
4.0
Dec 19 2006
4.0
Version: 1.4
Great little freeware, one star less for not universal binary. Hope that will come p-leeeeaase! : )
Ffass
Ffass
Oct 23 2006
1.4
5.0
Oct 23 2006
5.0
Version: 1.4
Great little app. Stable and fast on my Intel machine. I've been using iSnip for a long time and recently installed it on my brand new Mac Pro. It's been working flawlessly without a single crash. This app is no longer being developed but, as is, it's extremely useful. My favorite feature: it allows me to insert text by either selecting my text from the menubar (pop-down window) or by simple drag & drop (from the "Snippet Manager" window). iSnip allows you to group your "snippets", assign each with a short name, and quickly edit them as needed. It's free and, though it'll never become "intel-compatible," it's stable and fast on my Intel mac.
Whytoi
Whytoi
May 29 2006
1.4
0.0
May 29 2006
0.0
Version: 1.4
It crashes out on my new MacBook under 10.4.6. Tried to delete its database and preference file, nothing worked. We need an UB version to get this working on Intel Macs I suspect.
Guest
Guest
Sep 23 2005
1.4
4.8
Sep 23 2005
4.8
Version: 1.4
Love this app!
Guest
Guest
Aug 24 2005
1.4
0.0
Aug 24 2005
0.0
Version: 1.4
I love this little app. Been using it everyday, all day, for many months. Only ever crashed on me one time that I can recall. Don't know if it's possible, but the option of a mini floating palette, if just to access the clip "history" would be neat, to have the ability to place it anywhere on the screen. Thanks - Ken.
Guest
Guest
Jun 8 2005
1.4
4.8
Jun 8 2005
4.8
Version: 1.4
Great little application. Wondering if it would be possible to include the option to customize the time & date formats. Formally written dates are a nice option. Or, at the very least you could allow a list of date formats to choose from (ie. ISO YYYY-MM-DD).
Guest
Guest
May 7 2005
1.4
0.0
May 7 2005
0.0
Version: 1.4
I like this program very much, especially since it resides in the menubar. Since I use Koolclip, I checked "Disable clipboard history" in Preferences and use iSnip exclusively for specific notes. Thanks a lot for this app!
Guest
Guest
Mar 17 2005
1.4
4.8
Mar 17 2005
4.8
Version: 1.4
I love it!! works great for storing html coding
Guest
Guest
Mar 4 2005
1.4
0.0
Mar 4 2005
0.0
Version: 1.4
excellent program, well done to the developers. Picture support in the text clipping field would be cool if possible. In the recent versions (1.4 and 1.3) i've been discovering a lot of the beach ball and a lot of hang when adding/deleting notes, 1.4 is the same as 1.3 in terms of this problem. Running under Mac OS X 10.3.8.
Guest
Guest
Mar 2 2005
1.3.2
4.8
Mar 2 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3.2
Why not make a contextual menu item that works together with iSnip? Then you don't have to move your mouse to the menu bar.
Guest
Guest
Mar 1 2005
1.3.2
4.8
Mar 1 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3.2
I've been using iSnip for several weeks. Now I can't live without. I was just wondering if I could delete (or iSnip would delete) overlapped items in the history menu. I tend to simply copy and paste words if I see them near cursor, instead of pasting them from iSnip. Thus in time all these same words accumulate in iSnip. This is sometimes counter-intuitive although I then fully realise what had happened.
Guest
Guest
Feb 17 2005
1.3.2
4.8
Feb 17 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3.2
Fantastic program. Bravo. It keeps getting better. One of my favorites.
Guest
Guest
Feb 17 2005
1.3.2
4.8
Feb 17 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3.2
What a simple and elegant solution to the clipboard situation! I have used, and continue to use, a number of other apps with a clipboard manager as part of the app, but I never use their clipboards - I always use iSnip. It's now got a permanent place on my task bar. Great work!
Guest
Guest
Feb 15 2005
1.3.1
4.8
Feb 15 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3.1
Fabulous! The best clipboard ever!
Guest
Guest
Feb 14 2005
1.3.1
4.8
Feb 14 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3.1
An absolutely perfect app! Nice little additions and improvements on a regular basis, works simply and efficiently, is incredibly handy, stays out of the way until I need it and, best of all, it's free! This is the best in Mac programming. Kudos to the author!
Guest
Guest
Feb 14 2005
1.3.1
4.8
Feb 14 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3.1
Fantastic little app !!! Love this and it is a worthy replacement and improvement on the old PTHPasteboard... I had been using the (somewhat not working sometimes) Quicksilver clipboard buffer but this is so much better it is no permanently residing in my menu bar. Amazingly simple and a greta piece of work ! Thank you !
Guest
Guest
Feb 14 2005
1.3.1
4.8
Feb 14 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3.1
This app now resides permanently in my menubar. I've tried so many clipboard apps till now and this is the most useful one. If I'm allowed to propose one extra feature then it would be the "reverse order" option in the history submenu. Currently I have to go all the way down to the bottom to reach the most recent item. This is quite a chore with a lot of items preserved.
Guest
Guest
Feb 12 2005
1.3
4.8
Feb 12 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3
I had the same dmg mounting problem, and also the zip version wouldn't open. I then downloaded it from this site and it works. I don't know what the problem was, a setting in my browser?? Program installed and works beautifully. This is a great app!
Guest
Guest
Feb 11 2005
1.3
4.8
Feb 11 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3
This program is coming along quite nicely. One feature request: a menu option to clear all the snippets in History folder.
Guest
Guest
Feb 11 2005
1.3
4.8
Feb 11 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3
I'm having trouble mounting the file with error -536870208.... anyone else having the same problem?
Guest
Guest
Feb 11 2005
1.3
4.8
Feb 11 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3
iSnip is evolving nicely. In 1.3, the "Limit History to N items" preference reverts to the default 20 between sessions. Also, new History snippets are still added at the bottom although it's been suggested it would be easier accessing them from the menu if the most recent snippets were on top.
Guest
Guest
Feb 11 2005
1.3
4.8
Feb 11 2005
4.8
Version: 1.3
Just fantastic. Used since 1.2 and it's one of those unobtrusive yet extremely useful little software. Small foot print, no unnecessary candy graphics to hog your CPU, nicely balanced package. First class!
Richo
Richo
Feb 6 2005
1.2.1
5.0
Feb 6 2005
5.0
Version: 1.2.1
Some guys just seem to be able to write software so elegant it's not only useful but a pleasure to use. Quicksilver's one example - looks like iSnip's another. Sheer class.
Akadis2
Akadis2
Jan 30 2005
1.1.1
5.0
Jan 30 2005
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
This is one of the greatest pieces of freeware I have ever seen; It has a clean intuitive interface, loads quickly, has a great price (what user could complain about free?) and is an overall great tool. It is a useful for programmers and other people who need/want this sort of organization. As far as improvements: since contextual menus are out, [1] I think the ability to customize the keyboard shortcuts for "Manage Snippets...","Create Snippet From Selection", and "Create Snippet From Clipboard" would be great. Thank you for a great application, keep up the good work! Also, please make more software, if you're good at this, I'm sure you can make MORE great stuff! [1] http://macupdate.com/reviews.php?id=17045&pid=88974
Guest
Guest
Jan 30 2005
1.1
4.8
Jan 30 2005
4.8
Version: 1.1
I would love to use it but I'm under Jaguar... Any plan to optimize this app for old (1year old !!!) OS ?
Guest
Guest
Jan 30 2005
1.1
4.8
Jan 30 2005
4.8
Version: 1.1
thanks for adding the drag and drop support that I suggested!
Guest
Guest
Jan 29 2005
1.0.6
4.8
Jan 29 2005
4.8
Version: 1.0.6
Great. Thank you. Much more elegant and hassle-free than comparable shareware programs.
Guest
Guest
Jan 28 2005
1.0.6
0.0
Jan 28 2005
0.0
Version: 1.0.6
This is definitely the best Clipboard helper I have ever used!! Clean & Smooth... Keep up the work, add a donate button somewhere I will donate!
Wanderer
Wanderer
Jan 28 2005
1.0.6
0.0
Jan 28 2005
0.0
Version: 1.0.6
Love this! I want to use it to create a username/password snippet. Anyone know how to tab between fields? \t does not work.
Guest
Guest
Jan 28 2005
1.0.6
4.8
Jan 28 2005
4.8
Version: 1.0.6
Useful! I would love to see this software one day as a contextual menu plug in, in lieu of its current menu item option. Otherwise, exceedingly thoughtful of the developers to proffer us Mac users this effective and practicable software for free.
Guest
Guest
Jan 27 2005
1.0.5
4.8
Jan 27 2005
4.8
Version: 1.0.5
Really would love to see text clipping drag and drop support implemented soon.
Guest
Guest
Jan 24 2005
1.0
0.0
Jan 24 2005
0.0
Version: 1.0
Great Work. I was writing a PHP script this morning at college and I had to do. It came in veryuseful for writing out large repetive scripts. Well worth downloading ;)
Guest
Guest
Jan 24 2005
1.0
4.8
Jan 24 2005
4.8
Version: 1.0
People should try out this great software! Keep it up
Free
4.7
0.0
App requirements: 
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
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