Paste
Paste
2.9.0

3.0

Paste free download for Mac

Paste2.9.0

20 July 2020

Smart cloud clipboard and snippets manager.

Overview

Paste is a new way to copy and paste. It keeps everything you've ever copied, and lets you use your clipboard history anytime you need it across all your devices. It recognizes and stores text, images, links, files, and any other type of content, and generates informative previews for easy browsing.

Paste works in the background and tightly integrates into your system and your workflow. An intuitive user interface and improved user experience allows you to focus on your core tasks and not on the application itself.

Features
  • Extends your clipboard history capacity up to unlimited
  • Pinboards and favorite snippets
  • iCloud sync across all your devices running Paste
  • History management, rules and exceptions
  • Intelligent search with flexible filters
  • Select and paste multiple items simultaneously
  • Drag-and-drop multiple items to any application
  • Paste plain or rich text
  • Send clipboard history to other devices via AirDrop or share with your friends

What's new in Paste

Version 2.9.0:
  • Introducing Paste Stack, an incredibly useful way to copy and paste between multiple apps in a specific order
  • Better performance and fewer bugs

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35 Reviews of Paste

1
R1000m
08 February 2020
Version: 2.5.4

Most helpful

I have the App Store version of this tool. It worked OK until now. They bumped the minor version by 0.1 and changed to a subscription model, and the old purchase apparently doesn't count any longer. Since the it's the same app, the App Store will just replace it with the new un-licensed version that begs for money. I don't think I can accept this. It's one thing to bring out a new version with a new major version number and a new listing, but another entirely to have an auto-updater surreptitiously replace paid-for software with unlicensed software. They say you can download an old working version off of their sketchy web site, but I paid for and have the App Store version for a reason. This will probably be the most civil description of their shenanigans that you'll read here. And frankly, they deserve some bad reviews. 3... 2... 1...
(5)
1
Gilles-Allain
24 March 2020
Version: 2.7.0
It was such a great tool but a subscription model for a clipboard manager, no thanks!
(2)
1
JacAbu
24 March 2020
Version: 2.7.0
Shelved this app due to the conversion to subscription model, which is dumbfounding for just a clipboard manager. A nominal upgrade fee for next version may have been more appropriate.
(3)
1
Simon-Kerridge
17 February 2020
Version: 2.6.2
Abandoning this as the creator has moved to a subscription business model. I purchased this thru the Mac App Store. It automatically updated to this new version requiring a subscription. I know one can contact the publisher and request an old version, blah blah, but why should I? Not impressed so goodbye Paste.
(5)
1
Veryvito
13 February 2020
Version: 2.6.1
I guess these reviews are for the benefit of new users, in which case I can say, yes, the app works as advertised. HOWEVER, be forewarned that the developer cannot be trusted to abide by the rules of your purchase agreement. For those of us who purchased -- and promoted -- this app before February 2020, it has basically become **ransomware**: Although we purchased the app and enjoyed it, the developer -- without warning -- locked its functionality behind a paywall, demanding an addition monthly payment to continue using it. This was once my favorite, but the developer destroyed it by suddenly adding this "subscription-only" model _on a point release_. I'm fine with people getting paid, but the subscription version should have been an entirely new version. Now, everyone's paid app is useless.
(5)
4
JamesHarrisPhoto
11 February 2020
Version: 2.6.1
Although I was put off at first with the change to the subscription model, this app was TOO valuable to my everyday workflow. There isn't another clipboard app that even comes close to how much I loved and used Paste. Even though subscription models are getting out of hand for even apps like utilities (Koinga, are you reading this?), I think Paste is well worth the $9.99/year. Minus one star for the subscription model.
(0)
1
MacUserRF
11 February 2020
Version: 2.6.1
If the don't revert from the greedy subscription model, you'll lose all your customers. Receiving constant “Pay” popups now despite already buying the app. You were featured in the App Store a while ago, which I guess drove a lot of sales. I bought the app in good faith and have recommended it too many people. Obviously I won’t do that again. I don’t want to subscribe to a simple plugin, that I already paid for. You will be dead within 18 months as everyone switches to a competitor and your ratings plummet to an average of two stars.
(5)
1
JohnnyFave
10 February 2020
Version: 2.6.1
Subscription? Nope. App deleted. Goodbye. #SubscriptionFatigue
(4)
2
JacAbu
10 February 2020
Version: 2.6.1
Another Subscription Upgrade for a Clipboard Manager, no way. Would have been most happy to pay for a nominal upgrade one time fee (not certain for what). Absolutely ridiculous, for what it does or does not do.
(6)
1
Al404
10 February 2020
Version: 2.6.1
Are you kidding me? Auto replace an app with subscription model? Why is using cloud service? If I should pay a subscription for every utility I use I better go back to pen and paper.
(5)
1
evilinstone
09 February 2020
Version: 2.6.1
Now product requires subscription. So @£$%^& Switched to Pastebot.
(5)
cinam
08 February 2020
Version: 2.6.1
F***n s**t!! Developers! What happened to you? Another normal application has switched to a subscription! Do you have a conscience? Bye-bye paste... I will look for a worthy alternative. I am very annoyed. :-(
(3)
1
R1000m
08 February 2020
Version: 2.5.4
I have the App Store version of this tool. It worked OK until now. They bumped the minor version by 0.1 and changed to a subscription model, and the old purchase apparently doesn't count any longer. Since the it's the same app, the App Store will just replace it with the new un-licensed version that begs for money. I don't think I can accept this. It's one thing to bring out a new version with a new major version number and a new listing, but another entirely to have an auto-updater surreptitiously replace paid-for software with unlicensed software. They say you can download an old working version off of their sketchy web site, but I paid for and have the App Store version for a reason. This will probably be the most civil description of their shenanigans that you'll read here. And frankly, they deserve some bad reviews. 3... 2... 1...
(5)
2
1920 Riverside
16 December 2019
Version: 2.5.4
I have this app and use it several times. I don't know whether I am too stupid or this program is doing something, you know, like upload and download all copied files to entire iDevices but I think this app is not just for me. This app would be a great choice if there is an option (yes an option, not two or three) to limit the file size to be ignored. Looking everywhere and found nothing. Keep using the app, resulting in garbaging my all iDevices. Uninstall all of them at once.
(1)
4
Gary-box
08 December 2018
Version: 2.4.1
Good useful app.
(0)
3
Maclover1-1
15 July 2018
Version: 2.3.9
It's good enough for "average users" I guess, and eye-candy, but definitely not as good as Clipboard Center (by far the most practical ever made, and I've used my share.. but unfortunately possibly left to die by its maker.. super sad, still works very well but no update in a loooong time).

To me Paste is trying to hard to be cute and "modern", however the horizontal pinboards are not practical when you have many (developers and such who keep lots of code and pinboards (sets), also there is not edit function.

I guess I would maybe recommend Paste to my mom and Clipboard Center to professionals.
(2)
Marlo-R
30 May 2018
Version: 2.3.7
Looking for a new clipboard manager at the moment. I hear good things about Paste and Copyem Paste, but wanting to compare and get something that works via keyboard shortcuts (not a purely visual interface) and light-weight. Has anyone tried both Paste and Copyem Paste?
(0)
5
Jerry-Krinock
10 May 2018
Version: 2.3.6
I have been using Paste for a few months now, as a replacement for an older 32-bit app. I also use LaunchBar. LaunchBar has a clipboard history manager built into it, but after testing I decided that Paste has enough additional features to warrant an additional app on my system, which is significant since I tend to be a minimalist, says my spouse. (Well, I have had the same single mechanical pencil on my desk since about 2002.) The ability to easily search the history and the clear indication of date/time and what app a clip was copied from are features that I like.

Oh, I have not used the new syncing feature and do not intend to. In general, I try to do all my work on a single laptop Mac. Syncing is a challenge for both users and developers. That's not to say that Paste hasn't nailed it. I just don't need to know :)
(1)
Maher
30 March 2018
Version: 2.3.3
Very nice design. I would love and certainly buy it if Paste is working with no problem with Adobe CC products. I tested with the following
1. InDesign – Paste doesn't work at all
2. Illustrator – Paste copy just coded text from Illustrator. It would be great if the developer takes a look at these issues. Paste will be the perfect tool for me.
(0)
5
cig0
29 January 2018
Version: 2.2.5
Love it, it's an integral part of my workflow, I can't imagine not having it. Bonus point: the developer is ultra responsive.
(0)
5
Jlock
28 January 2018
Version: 2.2.5
I love this app. Paste is different when it comes to "clipboard manager" apps. I love the interface and how beautiful it is, not to mention it fits seamlessly into my workflow. Throughout my day, I copy a lot of stuff and need to refer to it here and there. Paste allows me to set up a hotkey and then all I have to do is press my key command and it will bring up a "card-like" interface for which I can then easily and neatly see a history of the things that I have copied lately. What I also really like about this is that it will show me which app that I copied the information from which is also very useful. For the small price of $9.99, I would recommend this app to everyone. Its a new app that I have recently discovered that is going into my "indispensable tool belt" of apps that I want to always have on my machine!
(1)
Brookhaven
23 November 2017
Version: 2.2.5
Still looking for a replacement to PTHPasteboard Pro. Paste 1 worked for me because I could slide the mouse to the right of the screen and out popped the clips. Not sure why this one doesn't.
(0)
0.5
RogerKatz
03 October 2017
Version: 2.2.3
DOESN'T WORK in High Sierra!!! Paste 'unexpectedly quits" and flashes a bug report window - BUT the bug report window disappears before an entry can be made!!
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anna-kmp
30 November 2016
Version: 2.1.1
This looks great!
(0)
anonymous-thrush-1121
20 September 2016
Version: 2.0.0
http://pasteapp.me/helper Paste Helper 1.0.2 https://twitter.com/paste_app/status/777939750003085312
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anonymous-thrush-1121
01 August 2016
Version: 2.0.0
on use macOS Sierra (16A254g). crash sometime.
(0)
Ulyssesric
29 June 2016
Version: 2.0.0
Seems the developer gets not strive to make progress. A Clipboard manager application that relies on an separate downloaded and installed "Helper" is ultimately stupid. The restriction of MAS is not an excuse, since Dash.app on MAS can overcome this by implementing user-granted accessibility in "Security & Privacy" system preference settings. The developer just unwillingly to learn from their competitor. So, NO THANKS. I'll remove this from my watching list.
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5
Marko85
17 December 2015
Version: 1.1.1
I have been using this app for a couple of days and it's becoming one of my favorite app for Mac :) It matches the look&feel of OS X El Capitan really well, it's simple to use and configure, elegant and very useful :) In my opinion, this app is a "must have" for OS X :) I give it 5 stars... It really deserves it :) Well done :)
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Ulyssesric
02 October 2015
Version: 1.1.0
I'm a long time ClipMenu user and I've decided to give Paste a try. But soon I'm very surprised to find that Paste will NOT automatically put selected contents into active application. There is an option in the preference settings, but when I enable that option, Paste prompted me that I need to download and install another 'Helper' application to do this task. When I use ClipMenu, it allows me to directly paste into active application simply by sending 'CMD' + 'V' keystroke events. I have no idea why Paste can't do the same thing. Maybe it's due to the restriction of Mac App Store, but it's not an acceptable excuse. Guess I'll have to stick to ClipMenu for a while, but I'd really wish that Paste could be a perfect alternative. Here is my suggestion to the developer: 1. Implement the direct paste function within the application. If Mac App Store forbids you to even mimic CMD+V keystrokes events, pull it off the MAS. 2. Do not interfere the active application. Do not move or shrink the active window. Paste is a helper application and it should not alter the screen layout with it own UI. The best design would be simply put the content chooser on a 'darken glass' floating layer over the top of active window, just like Spotlight, Dash and Alfred. 3. Remove rich text content only on demand. That's a very important feature I've not seen in all clipboard tools except for ClipMenu. ClipMenu is implemented with built-in 'filters' that can be activated with keyboard shortcuts. For example, I've set CMD+click as 'Paste as plain text' and it's very handy for me.
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5
AnthoLogical
26 September 2015
Version: 1.1.0
I did buy Paste quite some time ago, I am very happy with it. Never had issues, working very well, light, accurate, and fast. My main use of it is for common tasks (browsing, writing, filling fields), and especially for coding, because it comes handy that someone else is taking care of keeping my snippets, leaving me focusing on the matter. I noticed that Paste is updated on a regular basis. I did not use other similar Apps, but sincerely till now I don't even need to test alternatives!
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Drdul
15 August 2015
Version: 1.0.3
I'm knocking down my earlier rating for Paste because I since found out that it's coded to ignore items copied in 1Password (and I believe other popular password managers). I wrote to the dev, explained that I frequently copy information from 1Password, most of which isn’t a password, but even if it is, I can always right-click the clip in Paste and delete it when I no longer need it. We tried a defaults write command which didn’t work, and I never heard back from him. A new version was subsequently released, and the 1Password exclusion remains. So even though I’d like to use Paste, I can’t.
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4
Drdul
17 June 2015
Version: 1.0.2
I was intrigued by the UI of Paste, which is different from any clipboard utility that I’ve used. I was particularly drawn to its visual simplicity. So when it went on sale I decided to give it a whirl, and I like it a lot. Paste is a simple app, with very few settings, buttons and commands, and I find that a good thing. I like the direct paste (enabled through a helper app downloaded from the dev’s website on setup), and I like that I can choose to paste a clip as plain text (by pressing Command-Enter instead of Enter, or through the contextual menu). The only thing that’s missing is favourites, which the dev says is planned for a future version (it will be called “pinboards"). So for now Paste is a 4-star app, but with the addition of favourites I’ll give it 5 stars.
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3
Rochade
28 April 2015
Version: 1.0.1
I have tried many clipboard tools before and found only very few that gives me the features I need. So I gave Paste a try (by purchasing it in the MAS as there is no demo available) and I have to say it looks and feels great. But I also know right now it won't make it into my daily arsenal and it won't be my preferred tool because mainly of: - it has too much focus in daily work. I generally find it more useful if a "helper" app - well, is a helper that won't bring up its own UI - no favourites - no lists/groups - no support for Illustrator (AI/SVG) previews But I know, it is a new app and there is still hope it will be improved over time. So at the moment I will stay with PTHPasteboard and Copy'em Paste. btw: I am still dreaming of a clipboard manager that supports tags. Just imagine being able to store clips to different lists, tag them and even build intelligent lists out of tags.
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5
azimin
23 March 2015
Version: 1.0.0
Great app
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Spudboy
23 March 2015
Version: 1.0.0
So far not working since I have dual displays.
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Tlance
23 March 2015
Version: 1.0.0
For reals? An unproven app and its developer wants us to just give them $9?! Unlike some others I have been known to gamble a few dollars in the MAS. But for this much I can buy a decent lunch.
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Free

3.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
License: 
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