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PopClip
PopClip
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PopClip

Version 2022.5

Cut, copy, and paste at your fingertips.

4.6
Based on 79 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$14.99
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PopClip overview

PopClip puts Cut, Copy and Paste (and more!) at your fingertips, with a popover menu which appears when you select text.

PopClip for Mac allows you to have Cut, Copy, and Paste at your fingertips amongst many other features. PopClip appears when you select text with your mouse on your Mac.

How to use it:
  • Use your mouse pointer to select some text
  • PopClip appears!
Features:
  • Beautifully rendered user interface looks great on your display
  • Instantly search the web for the text you select
  • Open web links with one click
  • Get dictionary definitions and spelling corrections.
  • Adjust the size of the popover, from small to very large
  • Small, fast and convenient, PopClip is a great way to work with text.

What’s new in version 2022.5

Updated on May 03 2022

This release focuses on fixes and improvements to your PopClip experience. It also adds capabilites that will allow new kinds of extensions in future.

  • Fixed bug where using the Select All extension could result in an endless spinner.
  • Fixed bug where PopClip might fail to pop up if you had set custom mouse pointer colors (in Accessibility preferences).
  • VoiceOver will now describe PopClip as "PopClip" instead of just "system dialog".
  • PopClip can now appear for very large selections - up to 10 million characters. (Now you can Word Count the complete Shakespeare.)
  • Recognises the new DuckDuckGo browser for performing web searches.
  • Compatibility with PDF Expert 3.
  • Allows Formatting extension to work in Visual Studio Code.
  • Plus other small fixes. Thank you all for reporting things!

Information

License

Demo

Size

3.9 MB

Developer’s website

https://pilotmoon.com/popclip/

Downloads

75788

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.6 or later
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What needs improvements

Regular updates
Design

PopClip qualities

Value
4.5
Ease of use
4.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0
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GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Sep 25 2021
2021.9
0.0
Sep 25 2021
0.0
Version: 2021.9
A true GEM! I needed some time to use most of its usefulness and I still do but there is no doubt that there is nothing else like this: GENIAL!
baxsur
baxsur
May 1 2021
2021.4
5.0
May 1 2021
5.0
Version: 2021.4
Been using for years....love it!
GymW
GymW
Nov 5 2019
2019.10
3.0
Nov 5 2019
3.0
Version: 2019.10
Personally I use Clipy and it is free.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Oct 30 2019
2019.9.1
2.0
Oct 30 2019
2.0
Version: 2019.9.1
Latest update (2019.9.1) STILL doesn't fix the runaway CPU issue I mentioned below in Nov. 2017: "After copying and pasting a huge block of text, within seconds CPU usage climbs to over 99% and the fans start racing. The only way to stop it is to quit the app, then it can be reopened." Dev. was able to reproduce the problem and has known about it for approx. 27 months. WTH has he been doing the past 2 years? Nothing in this update but a HS bug fix.
Fishboy
Fishboy
Jul 13 2019
1.5.8
0.0
Jul 13 2019
0.0
Version: 1.5.8
macOS 10.14 Mojave users: In case of trouble with PopClip, please do the following: 1. Quit PopClip 2. Go to System Preferences → Privacy → Acccessibility 3. In the list "Allow the apps below to control your computer", highlight PopClip and then remove it using the "-" (minus) button. 4. Use the "+" button add PopClip again to the "Allow the apps below to control your computer" list.
stoltenberg
stoltenberg
Jun 22 2019
1.5.8
5.0
Jun 22 2019
5.0
Version: 1.5.8
This is the first extension i'm installing on new macs. Should be part of the operating system :-)
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Jul 6 2018
1.5.8
5.0
Jul 6 2018
5.0
Version: 1.5.8
Still a MUST have – couldn't work without it any more, because it saves sooo much time for me!
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Mar 13 2018
1.5.8
2.0
Mar 13 2018
2.0
Version: 1.5.8
R.I.P. PopClip. No update in 5 months and no bug fix for the issue reported over 8 months ago.
petro-semenyuk13
petro-semenyuk13
Feb 16 2018
1.5.8
5.0
Feb 16 2018
5.0
Version: 1.5.8
Looks good. I'll try.
gcoghill
gcoghill
Dec 25 2017
1.5.8
5.0
Dec 25 2017
5.0
Version: 1.5.8
An extremely useful utility. It's in my macOS EDC list.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Nov 25 2017
1.5.8
2.0
Nov 25 2017
2.0
Version: 1.5.8
When it works correctly it’s a very helpful app.
Unfortunately that’s only about half the time (as another reviewer has also stated).

So it should be priced at half-off until it works 100%.

It often takes several tries at highlighting something before PopClip activates. It doesn’t seem to like when things are highlighted slowly so it do it fast and then it works (sometimes).

Maybe that’s not really making a difference at all, but at least it seems like I’m making it work by highlighting it faster.

And quite often when it does activate, its menu covers up something I need to click and I have to stop and wait a few seconds for the menu to disappear before I can continue.

I’ve suggested a preference for making the menu appear above or below the highlighted text, but that wasn’t implemented so I’m forced to pause frequently.

The app also has a bug that the developer has known about for nearly four months but failed to fix.

After copying and pasting a huge block of text, within seconds CPU usage climbs to 99+% and the fans start racing. The only way to stop it is to quit the app, then it can be reopened.

And I often forget I’ve killed the app until I try highlighting something several times and nothing happens.

The dev. was able to recreate the issue but has yet to do anything about it.
Scott-C-H-
Scott-C-H-
Nov 11 2017
1.5.8
5.0
Nov 11 2017
5.0
Version: 1.5.8
I am once again retracting my positive review after four months of frustrations. I like what PopClip is trying to do, but it fails to activate via drag & highlight half the time. Furthermore, it severely limits the number of actions showing up in the first pane, and, with 20 extensions installed, I often have to click a little arrow to go to the second pane to get to what I want. I hung onto it for four months but naturally shifted toward using OS X's default Contextual Menu and LaunchBar for pretty much everything I need to do. Now it's only annoying whenever it pops up.
Scott-C-H-
Scott-C-H-
Jul 4 2017
1.5.7
5.0
Jul 4 2017
5.0
Version: 1.5.7
I would like to retract my previous review and give this gem five stars. I was 100% wrong. After a few months of working without PopClip, I now painfully realize how much I miss the functionality PopClip provides. I recently resumed using PopClip, and to my pleasant surprise, it activates consistently without any problems. It's just so much faster to do many little things with PopClip than trying to do it via keyboard, copy-paste, etc. After a few months of not using it, it feels like my handcuffs are gone. Thank you, the PopClip developer, to come up with this little gem!
Scott-C-H-
Scott-C-H-
Jan 24 2017
1.5.6
5.0
Jan 24 2017
5.0
Version: 1.5.6
I abandoned this tool because it doesn't activate itself consistently. Highlighting doesn't always trigger PopClip, so, I sometimes have to try highlighting the same word again and again to activate PopClip. For this reason, I had a Keyboard Maestro action to invoke PopClip via AppleScript. Now, I just use OS X's contextual menu, Services menu under the contextual menu, and Send-To command in LaunchBar, all of which work consistently and reliably.
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Oct 9 2016
1.5.6
5.0
Oct 9 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.6
Simply a MUST have – it's sooo convenient!
TecHpRo
TecHpRo
Sep 28 2016
1.5.5
5.0
Sep 28 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.5
PopClip is especially helpful if you work often with texts and need to copy/paste all the time. It saves time. At first, it can be strange to use this way off copy/pasting but when you get used to it, after few days, you will appreciate the app help.
crisderaud
crisderaud
Feb 24 2016
1.5.5
5.0
Feb 24 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.5
Very useful to have! You will wonder why you didn't get it sooner. No reason not to have it.
Ivan-Jiang
Ivan-Jiang
Jan 1 2016
1.5.4
5.0
Jan 1 2016
5.0
Version: 1.5.4
It gives quite a improvement to my workflow!
RuslanI
RuslanI
Sep 8 2015
1.5.4
5.0
Sep 8 2015
5.0
Version: 1.5.4
Excellent program! It is in my 10 best productivity apps for Mac. Not only there are numerous extensions available on the official site that greatly enhance the app but other prominent Mac users, like Brett Terpstra, make their custom extensions. Must have.
demyson-and
demyson-and
Aug 12 2015
1.5.3
5.0
Aug 12 2015
5.0
Version: 1.5.3
That's my favorite app. It's amazing how this little app makes my work more easier.
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