CopyQ 3.9.0


CopyQ is an advanced clipboard manager with editing and scripting features. CopyQ monitors system clipboard and saves its content in customized tabs. Saved clipboard can be later copied and pasted directly into any application.

Items can be:

  • edited with internal editor or with preferred text editor,
  • moved to other tabs,
  • drag’n’dropped to applications,
  • marked with tag or a note,
  • passed to or changed by custom commands,
  • or simply removed.


  • Support for Linux, Windows and OS X 10.9+
  • Store text, HTML, images or any other custom formats
  • Quickly browse and filter items in clipboard history
  • Sort, create, edit, remove, copy/paste, drag’n’drop items in tabs
  • Add notes or tags to items
  • System-wide shortcuts with customizable commands
  • Paste items with shortcut or from tray or main window
  • Fully customizable appearance
  • Advanced command-line interface and scripting
  • Ignore clipboard copied from some windows or containing some text
  • Support for simple Vim-like editor and shortcuts
  • Many more features

CopyQ 3.9.0 changelog:

  • Large images in clipboard are no longer automatically converted to other
    formats - it caused slowdowns and was mostly unnecessary since some usable
    image format was provided.

  • The server/GUI process now provides the clipboard and no other process is
    started (i.e. "copyq provideClipboard"). The other process helped to unblock
    GUI in rare cases when an application requested large amount of clipboard
    data, but it could cause some slowdowns to start the process.

  • Closing external editor focuses the edited item again (if the editor was open
    from main window).

  • Only Global Shortcut commands are shown in tray menu.

  • Separate Global and Application shortcuts into tabs in configuration dialog.

  • New per-tab configuration allows disabling storing items on disk and limiting
    number of items.

  • New script function unload() and forceUnload() allow unloading tabs from main

  • Tabs synchronized with a directory on disk are updated only when needed. An
    update happens regularly when synced tab has focus or item data and are too
    old. Update interval is 10s and can be changed by setting env variable

  • X11: New option allows to disable running automatic commands on X11 selection

  • Fix rare crash on exit.

  • Fix value returned by filter() after it's hidden

  • Fix memory leak (tool bar and menu items were not properly cleaned up)

  • Fix crash when opening content dialog with many formats

  • OSX: Fix pixelated UI rendering on retina displays.

  • Windows: Fix blocking Ctrl, Shift and other modifier keys after invoking
    paste action. The downside is that it's no longer possible to invoke command
    assigned to a global shortcut repeatedly without releasing these keys.

  • X11: Fix high CPU usage when mouse selection cannot be accessed.

  • X11: Fix assigning global shortcuts with keypad keys

Download: CopyQ 3.9.0 | 10.2 MB (Open Source)
Download: CopyQ Portable | 13.6 MB
Links: CopyQ Home Page | Other Operating Systems

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