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Fernando Ortega
An advanced, useful and flexible management tool for saving and keeping a tab on multiple clipboard entries
A review of CopyQ by Fernando Ortega
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Free Freeware
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Jan 2, 2019
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CopyQ is a completely free and open source clipboard manager which provides a ton of extended functionality to the Windows Clipboard.

With CopyQ, all you have to do is copy and paste as you normally would and the program will save what you have copied in a history which is accessible from within the program, accessible from the system tray.

The program also allows for searching clipboard activity and can even edit entries. Clipboard items which are no longer needed are easily deleted.

Items can be separated into tabs which are flexible. In fact, many of the elements of this program are customizable.

The layout of CopyQ is pretty easy to understand and if you're interested, can be fully customized to your liking in terms of colors, fonts and transparency.

In conclusion, ClipQ eliminates the issue of overwriting important data copied to the clipboard and provides many extras for full customization.

Features and highlights
  • Store text, HTML, images and any other custom format.
  • Customize tray menu
  • Save items in tabs or tree
  • Quickly browse through items (fast navigation, filtering with matched text highlighting)
  • Sort items, create new, edit, remove, copy/paste to different tab
Compability and license

CopyQ is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from clipboard managers without restrictions. CopyQ 3.7.2 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

Filed under:
  1. CopyQ Download
  2. Freeware Clipboard Managers
  3. Open source and GPL software
  4. Major release: CopyQ 3.7

Compatibility with this clipboard management software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Holecek. This download was signed by Lukas Holecek and distributed as copyq-v3.7.2-setup.exe.

CopyQ has been picked by our editors as excellent.
CopyQ has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested CopyQ 3.7.2 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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