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CopyLess free download for Mac

CopyLess

Version 2.16.1

Store and access up to 100 clipboard items.

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CopyLess overview

CopyLess is an advanced and flexible clipboard manager. Unlike the system clipboard CopyLess can store up to 100 items to which you have instant access at any time. With CopyLess is no longer necessary to switch constantly between different applications or windows just to copy and paste several different items. Everything can now be copied at once and pasted when and wherever it is required.

Simple and intuitive user interface allows you to focus on your essential work and not on application itself and there are no distracting visual effects or inconsistent content presentation.

Features
  • Everything you copy to the clipboard will be added to CopyLess list automatically.
  • Extend your clipboard up to 100 items.
  • Copy and paste data in any format supported by OS X: text, pictures, files, and any applications specific data...
  • See instantly the preview of stored items.
  • Seamless OS X Quick Look integration to preview the content of stored items.
  • Favorites list to store the items persistently. One click adds the item to the favorites list.
  • Paste as a "Plain Text" option.
  • Access the clipboard with a single user defined keystroke.
  • Paste up to 10 recent items and 10 favorites with user-defined keyboard shortcuts without opening the main window.
  • Displays the icon of source application the data was copied from.
  • Integrated search to find fast the right item.
  • Customizable labels for stored items to find them even faster.
  • Put any element to the system clipboard without pasting it in to the active application.
  • Define the maximal number of items stored in CopyLess.
  • Optionally paste data with a single mouse click.
  • Integrated "Quick Help" immediately explains all important features.

What’s new in version 2.16.1

Updated on Jun 16 2022

  • Add possibility to turn on/off the Handoff filter (Settings > Filter > Ignore Handoff)
  • Improved plain text option compatibility for Microsoft Word
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Information

License

Free

Size

15.7 MB

Developer’s website

https://copyless.net

Downloads

8620

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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What customer like

Design
User Experience
Value

What needs improvements

Regular updates
Performance
Customization

CopyLess qualities

Value
3.5
Ease of use
4.5
Features
4.0
Reliability
4.5
Customer support
3.5
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Annie-Walker
Annie-Walker
Mar 17 2022
2.15.0
0.0
Mar 17 2022
0.0
Version: 2.15.0
★★★★★ Use it every day. Love it. Highly recommended‼️
albertop9
albertop9
Oct 5 2021
2.14.4
5.0
Oct 5 2021
5.0
Version: 2.14.4
WORTH. EVERY. CENT 10 times over! (Yep… It's so well designed *and* reliable, I ended up paying for it. And I'd do it again!)
rmill777
rmill777
Apr 17 2021
2.14.4
2.0
Apr 17 2021
2.0
Version: 2.14.4
I have downloaded this app. I get only one screen when I click on the icon. This shows the items I have copied. I don't know how to use this app and can not find a way to get a User friendly manual. All the features advertised may be somewhere but I have tried everyplace I can think of and cannot get but the one screen. Very frustrating for an old man.
GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Mar 24 2021
2.14.4
4.0
Mar 24 2021
4.0
Version: 2.14.4
App Store is a pain in the Mac! I can't upgrade it for days! On the developer site should be a direct download link and, generally speaking, we all should boycott the App Store'!!!
zlazkow
zlazkow
Dec 13 2020
2.14.3
5.0
Dec 13 2020
5.0
Version: 2.14.3
I've noticed that for the last few weeks the developer has put an admirable effort into further developing and improving this great application. Updates are coming at least 2-3 times a week. I like it and for that I add another 5 stars.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Jan 14 2019
2.11.3
5.0
Jan 14 2019
5.0
Version: 2.11.3
Clipboard Center (updated 2 years ago on AppStore and much older version on here..) is similar but much more advanced and still works perfectly.. Just sad it does not seem to be maintained. I tried the new Pro version of Copyless... maybe the dev could study Clipboard Center and "Copy More" so as to be as good.
PS: I hate Paste btw. Trying too hard to be clever and ends up being not so practical.
roro01
roro01
Aug 11 2017
2.8.1
4.0
Aug 11 2017
4.0
Version: 2.8.1
The free version has a significant drawback as it allows only five favourite items - I expected at least 30 - so you will have to upgrade, paying $6.99.
roro01
roro01
Aug 10 2017
2.8.1
4.0
Aug 10 2017
4.0
Version: 2.8.1
To developer: 1. Clicking on the menubar icon should bring up the window. The other application's menu items should be under an icon on the window thus, it will take two steps to paste an item. 2. After marking an item as favourite it should not stay in the 'All' column. Many thanks
june8
june8
Feb 19 2017
2.3.0
5.0
Feb 19 2017
5.0
Version: 2.3.0
I have been using since 3 years, never had any problem. v2 has powerful options and better UI.
Fariborz
Fariborz
Feb 11 2017
2.2.0
5.0
Feb 11 2017
5.0
Version: 2.2.0
I bought “CopyLess” on App Store a few days ago. If this doesn’t put you off (I know there’s always someone to pick up a bone on this) then please read on! I like CopyLess especially for a very powerful feature that helps me out with my tedious work of copying and pasting several items in a row. It’s called “Serial Copy&Paste” and consists of copying tens of let’s say ‘song titles’ all at once and then paste them orderly and individually to the desired destination. Imagine the time one saves when accomplishing this function hundreds of time a day. I call it a "machine gun" for fun but it actually feels like a real one compared to a tiny pistol that shoots only one shot at a time! Therefore no mousing around any more for transferring hundreds of fields from one archive to another in a hefty database! Add to this the possibility of converting the rich text into simple text at the click of a mouse and assigning a shortcut to the recent ten items and you’ll get a better picture why it’s a unique program in the crowded market of similar applications. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
GymW
GymW
Feb 7 2017
2.2.0
0.0
Feb 7 2017
0.0
Version: 2.2.0
In the interest of helping prospective users to make an informed decision these features are not free but cost $7. From Apple Store:

Some features are not available in a free version:
- Max clipboard history capacity and unlimited amount of favorites
- Syncing [I believe this refers to iCloud - ed]

These features can be unlocked by making a one-time payment for $6.99.
donikatz
donikatz
May 25 2016
1.8.9
4.5
May 25 2016
4.5
Version: 1.8.9
My favorite OS X clipboard app. Simple, unobtrusive in compact mode, no bloated bells and whistles. I used to use PTH Pasteboard and ClipMenu (and a couple of others), but switched when each became unsupported and I had some problems. Try the free CopyLess Lite first to see if you like it. -.5 stars because of the 100-pasteboard max. Would be nice if we could save virtually infinite, like with Ditto for Windows.
crisderaud
crisderaud
Feb 24 2016
1.8.8
5.0
Feb 24 2016
5.0
Version: 1.8.8
I use this app continuously throughout each day. Easy to access and use.
anonymous-tyrannosaurus-5294
Jan 7 2016
0.0
Version: 1.8.6
I like this. It works well and really helps with productivity. There is one gripe however, regarding visibility. I wish we could choose the font size in the clip viewer, it is very small and difficult to see. I could work faster if I could read less of the clip with bigger text. One other thing that would improve visibility would be the ability to choose black on a white background.

This is really a form over function that many developers are adopting. In an attempt to mimic Apple's Pro apps. That's okay, but I feel it would be so easy to give users the choice in preferences.

Pixelmator has chosen this way too. So I have to adjust my screen brightness and resolution before using it. The result is, I don't use it so much.
Tachy0n
Tachy0n
May 27 2015
1.8.3
4.0
May 27 2015
4.0
Version: 1.8.3
The host site http://www.maxbor.net/portfolio/copyless is down 27 May 2015.
Drdul
Drdul
Nov 16 2014
1.8.3
4.5
Nov 16 2014
4.5
Version: 1.8.3
This is the best clipboard manager I've found (for my needs). Things I like include that I can direct paste (via Enter, double-clicking or a toolbar button), I can toggle plain text paste (via a hotkey or toolbar button), I can paste recent clips and favourites with numbered hotkeys (without even opening the Copyless window), I can reorder favourites, and I can search for clips and filter by app. My only complaint is that I can't limit a search for clips to a specific app, as there search box is also used to filter apps, so it's filter or search but not both.
Whitebuck
Whitebuck
Oct 25 2014
1.8.3
4.5
Oct 25 2014
4.5
Version: 1.8.3
Almost four years later and I can't imagine being without CopyLess. Tried others, but for my needs, there's none better. Thank you Maxbor, for an excellent clipboard.
Runty
Runty
Jun 16 2014
1.8.0
3.5
Jun 16 2014
3.5
Version: 1.8.0
I revisited this and I really like it, except that for my purposes, the only advantage it has over the open-source Jumpcut is the favorites list, which is a nice bonus but I don't really need it. I wish there was a way to quickly paste all the clippings, or all the selected clippings, at once. You can select multiple clippings but it turns out it's only for deleting. The 'copy to clipboard' and the 'paste direct' function work on only one clipping even when you have several selected. Too bad. No reason to buy this because I already have Jumpcut.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Dec 8 2013
1.8.0
5.0
Dec 8 2013
5.0
Version: 1.8.0
Issues with a couple of apps, specifically: VERY SCARY: PATHFINDER Cut a file to paste it into another folder.. and.. oops, it's gone, where ? Well it becomes a text link in CopyLess. Wonder what really happens to the file itself I must say.. But it does nit do that in XtraFinder.. where cutting/pasting files works fine with CopyLess activated. ANNOYING CURIO(Took me time to understand what was happening, thought it as a Curio issue a first). It "tends to"* copy text as image so when I paste text back I get an image of my text.. *Sometimes it copies ok sometimes not.. weird.
Runty
Runty
Oct 15 2013
1.7.9
3.5
Oct 15 2013
3.5
Version: 1.7.9
I wish it had an append-to-clipboard function (like launchbar's clipmerge.) That way i can copy many related things and paste it all at once.
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