Clipboard History Manager

Clipboard History Manager

A full-featured desktop clipboard manager for Mac, Windows and Linux to record what you copy to the clipboard

What is Clipboard History Manager?
Clipboard History Manager is a Chrome extension developed to efficiently record and manage all the data you copy to the clipboard. It functions on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Using a C++ native component, the extension monitors system-wide clipboard changes. It stores up to 1Mbyte size of each clipboard content and indexes each item for a searchable database. It also comprises features like pinning clipboard entries, keyword search, and supports 20 languages. This extension aims to replace native clipboard managers providing more flexibility and efficiency.
Users: 513 ▼ -14
Rating: 3.38 (8)
Version: 0.2.1 (Last updated: 2022-01-11)
Creation date: 2020-06-15
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • idle
  • storage
  • nativeMessaging
  • unlimitedStorage
Size: 546.82K
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This extension only works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS at this moment. Support for Chrome OS is in progress (

A powerful clipboard manager with a searchable database that can store hundreds of items without any performance drawbacks. This extension has a very simple native component written in c++ that monitors clipboard changes system-wide and notifies the extension about the changes. This way first the extension can monitor clipboard without polling (continuous check with fixed interval) and second it can get notified even if clipboard content is changed by a process out of your browser environment.


  1. Each clipboard content can be up to 1Mbytes in size
  2. Each item is being indexed, so it can be searched later. The searching system is very powerful that supports wildcard matching and search operators like "OR" and "AND"
  3. Each clipboard entry can be pinned to prevent auto clean-up module from removing it if the total number of clipboards reach 1000 items.
  4. To search among pinned items append "keyword:pinned" to your search query
  5. To move an entry from the UI to the clipboard, press the Enter key or double-click on the entry.
  6. At this point, the extension does not support the automatic insertion of the clipboard content (the c++ component does not support it at this moment)
  7. The c++ component is compiled with
  8. This extension is meant to replace the need to use native clipboard managers
  9. At this point, only Windows and Mac operating systems are supported. If you can help with Linux port, please open a GitHub bug report
  10. The extension supports query stemming in 20 languages.
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Risk impact

Clipboard History Manager is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Clipboard History Manager has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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