TextSoap
TextSoap
8.6.1

4.8

TextSoap free download for Mac

TextSoap8.6.1

26 November 2020

Automate tedious text document cleaning.

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 TextSoap

Version 8.6.1:

Note: Version 8 is a paid upgrade from previous versions. Upgrade information can be found here.

  • Improved support for macOS 11 (Big Sur).

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5
bobembry
02 November 2019
Version: 8.5

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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 ...
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5
bobembry
02 November 2019
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 ...
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5
Pavel231
26 November 2017
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.
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5
Riptide360
09 October 2017
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.
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4
johngagardner
13 July 2017
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...
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5
robfol
21 April 2017
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
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Michael-Vilain
09 February 2017
Version: 8.3.1
8.3.1 crashes on 10.11. Sent a crash dump.
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Macbookpro
22 December 2016
Version: 8.3
Seems latest version is 8.2.1 not 8.3.
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5
MattSD
15 July 2016
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.
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4.5
brian-dunnell
15 July 2016
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.
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4
LeMerlot
25 January 2016
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.
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4.8

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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