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TextSoap
TextSoap
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Automate tedious text document cleaning.

4.5
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TextSoap overview

TextSoap can automatically remove unwanted characters, fix up messed up carriage returns, and do pretty much anything else that we can think of to text. Save time and effort. Be more productive.

Stop manually fixing text documents and emails. Let TextSoap help you automate away all that tediousness. And do it all from within your favorite app using TextSoap Menu. Enable it in preferences and access TextSoap in most apps that support standard copy and paste.

Easy to learn for casual users, TextSoap offers the flexibility that expert users need.

What’s new in version 9.2.3

Updated on Feb 23 2023

  • New: Preference option lets you control whether Agent attempts to clean all text when no selection within an app.
  • Fixed: Service items not working. Recent versions of macOS appear to ignore dynamic service items for some apps.
  • Fixed: Incorrect drawing if popover becomes very wide.
  • Fixed: Would not always copy from app when “Leave Results on Clipboard” option selected.
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

21.4 MB

Downloads

70906

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.13.4 or later
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bobembry
bobembry
Dec 24 2021
9.0.5
5.0
Dec 24 2021
5.0
Version: 9.0.5
Still ★★★★★. TextSoap is a core app for me—★★★★★. It works. I use it in conjunction with Keyboard Maestro Palettes and macOS Services to store text in Bear, Drafts, DEVONthink 3, Scrivener ... to format Book and News Article ... to create custom PDFs using Nisus Writer Pro that are then annotated on an iPad PDF app ...
Macbookpro
Macbookpro
Dec 23 2021
8.6.2
0.0
Dec 23 2021
0.0
Version: 8.6.2
Update to version 9 is now out.
bobembry
bobembry
Nov 2 2019
8.5
5.0
Nov 2 2019
5.0
Version: 8.5
TextSoap is a core app for me—★★★★★. It works. I use it in conjunction with Keyboard Maestro Palettes and macOS Services to store text in Bear, Drafts, DEVONthink 3, Scrivener ... to format Book and News Article ... to create custom PDFs using Nisus Writer Pro that are then annotated on an iPad PDF app ...
Pavel231
Pavel231
Nov 26 2017
8.4.5
5.0
Nov 26 2017
5.0
Version: 8.4.5
TextSoap is my goto app for quickly changing text. I use it weekly, if not daily, to convert cases, smarten/straighten quotes, sort lines ascending/descending, remove extra spaces, change line breaks... TextSoap does it all in the flash of a second. The application has become ever more powerful over the years, now featuring numerous ways to customize cleaners based on personal preferences and needs, and the developer is very helpful. Highly recommended.
Riptide360
Riptide360
Oct 9 2017
8.4.2
5.0
Oct 9 2017
5.0
Version: 8.4.2
TextSoap is seriously one of those apps anyone struggling to reformat text needs! I use it to strip out weird formatting. It uses the REGEX find/replace language so if you need to do something there is a way. For most folks just learn enough to create a couple of scripts to do what you need. Two companion apps you'll probably use is Excel/Numbers for sorting and PopClip (they have a TextSoap extensions) for quick copy/paste cleanups. The support forum is a Google Groups that is pretty helpful. The app could benefit from a PopChar font function to show extended characters. Struggled with figuring out how to search on keyboard items like the "TAB" - which really should be in help and in Find/Replace dialog. The running query of paragraphs, words and characters is useful! Would be nice if there was an online library for sharing scenarios and scripts that solve a problem, along with a service where you could pay a few bucks to have someone create a script for your custom scenario.
johngagardner
johngagardner
Jul 13 2017
8.4.1
4.0
Jul 13 2017
4.0
Version: 8.4.1
great little App. I've ended up using it as my main editor for short notes, minutes etc. A lot of what I write assembles comments and emails from disparate sources. There are multiple formatting optoins as any decent WP and I can easily format all the pieces into a common layout. I suspect there is considerable power in its cleaning system A better manual would be handy...
robfol
robfol
Apr 21 2017
8.3.4
5.0
Apr 21 2017
5.0
Version: 8.3.4
V8 is In daily use and multiple times. I have my own personal list of fonts etc in the menu bar and this helps me keep all my text consistent. Dead easy to use after initial setup and a brain if you work with text all the time, especially if you copy text from website etc.. Regularly updated and fine on OSX 10.12.4
Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Feb 9 2017
8.3.1
0.0
Feb 9 2017
0.0
Version: 8.3.1
8.3.1 crashes on 10.11. Sent a crash dump.
Macbookpro
Macbookpro
Dec 22 2016
8.3
0.0
Dec 22 2016
0.0
Version: 8.3
Seems latest version is 8.2.1 not 8.3.
MattSD
MattSD
Jul 15 2016
8.0.9
5.0
Jul 15 2016
5.0
Version: 8.0.9
I purchased a license randomly when I saw version 8 was released and had seen this app get great reviews for years. I work with HTML and text files daily and I didn't realize how much time I spent fixing small things over and over. Every time I caught myself correcting something more than once I created a new action in TextSoap. These actions are grouped in to custom cleaners which can be run with a single click. It's now saving me a few hours every week and one of my most used apps. I really started to get the most use out of it by spending a couple of hours learning how regular expressions work. Regexone and RegExr are two great website starting points for learning. I'm now able to create more powerful find and replace commands within TextSoap.
brian-dunnell
brian-dunnell
Jul 15 2016
8.0.9
4.5
Jul 15 2016
4.5
Version: 8.0.9
It really saves a lot of time fixing up the wrong typing. I like to use Text Soap as it makes me feel sure my text will be perfect. The developers made this app very customized so you can setup your own options in preferences, like to convert to uppercase or capitalize words. TS is worth that money you pay. Try it to see the difference.
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Jan 25 2016
8.0
4.0
Jan 25 2016
4.0
Version: 8.0
I bought version 8 immediately since I work with TextSoap every day cleaning up my "Dragon Dictate" files very fast and easy since years. But version 8 still has some glitches: E.g. "Capitalize Sentences (Alt)" doesn't work – ALL words besides of the first one in a phrase become lower case which makes this (at least for me as a German) important action unusable. Also the new UI could be a bit more streamlined: To change custom cleaners I first have to open the Customize Navigator via menu while at least a related button in the Clipboard Workspace or a right click menu in the cleaner list would make access much faster and more convenient. But I'm optimistic that it will be ironed out soon by the developers.
dwp-1
dwp-1
Jan 22 2016
8.0
5.0
Jan 22 2016
5.0
Version: 8.0
I've been using TextSoap for years and find it to be a huge time saver. You can find some of TS features available in other apps but being able to build and save your own text manipulation cleaners is just awesome. It may not be something you use every day but when you need it to make changes to a large document, TS could save you hours of time. I actually use it as my text application. TextSoap 8 is on sale for $29 right now, great time to buy, only $10 more than my upgrade price. BTW: No affiliation with developer, just a very useful application
bobembry
bobembry
Jan 21 2016
8.0
5.0
Jan 21 2016
5.0
Version: 8.0
I've been using TextSoap 7 with OS X El Capitan 10.11 many multiple times per day and it works great.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Jan 1 2016
7.4.3
0.0
Jan 1 2016
0.0
Version: 7.4.3
No longer being updated? No El Capitan update. Unmarked and unmaintained software.
Andrewrodney
Andrewrodney
Dec 22 2015
7.4.3
5.0
Dec 22 2015
5.0
Version: 7.4.3
Huge time saver, superb tech support and customer service. Just loving it!
bobembry
bobembry
Oct 28 2015
7.4.3
5.0
Oct 28 2015
5.0
Version: 7.4.3
Incredibly useful — hundred times per day. Teamed with Keyboard Maestro, Scrivener, DEVONthink Pro, BBEdit and similar leads to text heaven :)
itsdailynews
itsdailynews
Jul 9 2015
7.4.3
5.0
Jul 9 2015
5.0
Version: 7.4.3
I normally don't write reviews but I came here to write the review for it since it's such an excellent software. Much more than I expected and can do really powerful stuff with texts. It also comes with the menu at menu bar which makes it easy to transform the text in any app and I can even assign hot key to them. Excellent Software!
rmattbill1
rmattbill1
Apr 19 2015
7.4.3
5.0
Apr 19 2015
5.0
Version: 7.4.3
Incredibly powerful app. The Google forum run by the developer is very helpful (and without it I would not have been able to figure out the many powerful tools available). For me, a must-have and worth every penny.
mike-rosene
mike-rosene
Mar 20 2015
7.4.3
4.5
Mar 20 2015
4.5
Version: 7.4.3
This product ROCKS!
bobembry
bobembry
Nov 2 2019
5.0
Nov 2 2019
5.0
Version: null
makareim
makareim
Oct 19 2018
5.0
Oct 19 2018
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Oct 17 2018
5.0
Oct 17 2018
5.0
Version: null
Pavel231
Pavel231
Nov 26 2017
5.0
Nov 26 2017
5.0
Version: null
Riptide360
Riptide360
Oct 9 2017
5.0
Oct 9 2017
5.0
Version: null
johngagardner
johngagardner
Jul 13 2017
4.0
Jul 13 2017
4.0
Version: null
robfol
robfol
Apr 21 2017
5.0
Apr 21 2017
5.0
Version: null
MattSD
MattSD
Jul 15 2016
5.0
Jul 15 2016
5.0
Version: null
brian-dunnell
brian-dunnell
Jul 15 2016
4.5
Jul 15 2016
4.5
Version: null
daniel-cohee
daniel-cohee
Jun 30 2016
4.5
Jun 30 2016
4.5
Version: null
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Jan 25 2016
4.0
Jan 25 2016
4.0
Version: null
Widber
Widber
Jan 23 2016
5.0
Jan 23 2016
5.0
Version: null
dwp-1
dwp-1
Jan 22 2016
5.0
Jan 22 2016
5.0
Version: null
kevinparker73
kevinparker73
Dec 30 2015
3.0
Dec 30 2015
3.0
Version: null
Andrewrodney
Andrewrodney
Dec 22 2015
5.0
Dec 22 2015
5.0
Version: null
itsdailynews
itsdailynews
Jul 9 2015
5.0
Jul 9 2015
5.0
Version: null
rmattbill1
rmattbill1
Apr 19 2015
5.0
Apr 19 2015
5.0
Version: null
mike-rosene
mike-rosene
Mar 20 2015
4.5
Mar 20 2015
4.5
Version: null
TazG
TazG
Jan 1 2015
5.0
Jan 1 2015
5.0
Version: null
Exactjustice
Exactjustice
Nov 13 2014
5.0
Nov 13 2014
5.0
Version: null
DCT
DCT
Sep 11 2014
5.0
Sep 11 2014
5.0
Version: null
David1
David1
Sep 11 2014
4.5
Sep 11 2014
4.5
Version: null
dianeoforegongmail-com7232
Sep 7 2014
5.0
Version: null
Nicksloan
Nicksloan
Feb 18 2014
2.0
Feb 18 2014
2.0
Version: null
ddchene
ddchene
Feb 13 2014
5.0
Feb 13 2014
5.0
Version: null
Willoneal
Willoneal
Jan 12 2014
5.0
Jan 12 2014
5.0
Version: null
bumper314
bumper314
Dec 2 2013
4.5
Dec 2 2013
4.5
Version: null
michael-sebban
michael-sebban
Nov 22 2013
1.5
Nov 22 2013
1.5
Version: null
Peterinwiesbaden
Peterinwiesbaden
Nov 16 2013
5.0
Nov 16 2013
5.0
Version: null
Robingo88
Robingo88
Oct 26 2013
5.0
Oct 26 2013
5.0
Version: null
Dee4
Dee4
Oct 26 2013
5.0
Oct 26 2013
5.0
Version: null
Yorkio
Yorkio
Oct 25 2013
5.0
Oct 25 2013
5.0
Version: null
Shiny22
Shiny22
Oct 24 2013
4.5
Oct 24 2013
4.5
Version: null
Alexwoolfson
Alexwoolfson
Aug 16 2013
5.0
Aug 16 2013
5.0
Version: null
Big E
Big E
Aug 7 2013
5.0
Aug 7 2013
5.0
Version: null
wokole
wokole
Aug 7 2013
5.0
Aug 7 2013
5.0
Version: null
RichardGuay1742
RichardGuay1742
Jul 31 2013
5.0
Jul 31 2013
5.0
Version: null
Wilmill
Wilmill
Jul 31 2013
5.0
Jul 31 2013
5.0
Version: null
gbdoc
gbdoc
Jul 31 2013
5.0
Jul 31 2013
5.0
Version: null
blair57
blair57
May 5 2013
5.0
May 5 2013
5.0
Version: null
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