Clipboard Anywhere - A Cross-Platform Clipboard App


There is no doubt that many of the basic functions that a system has are able to maximize it and extract its potential from third-party applications. And this time let's talk about a third party app which it will help us improve a basic function of our system that is the clipboard.

Clipboard Anywhere is a clipboard application built with electron, this is totally free, it is light and is enabled to be able to sync with the cloud with the improvement of the copy and paste functions, since it gives us the possibility of accessing the content of our clipboard from any computer that has the application installed.

To view shared information via clipboard, the application must be installed on all devices as already mentioned and connected to a Google or Facebook account. To finalize the integration, it is necessary to allow its access from within the account.

Clipboard Anywhere has a simple user interface that is intuitive enough to use thanks to its easy-to-detect controls that have managed to offer the user a uniform experience on all platforms.

It is important to remember that Clipboard Anywhere is not a clipboard manager app, it is simply a clipboard app Through which they can have texts and images that they copy to their desktop available on their mobile devices and vice versa.

The difference between an administrator and a simple application is that administrators generally have the ability to save more than one item, keep a history, access elements of that history, and more.

This app is intended for those who need the functionality of a clipboard Synchronized without management and other additional features that clipboard management applications such as CopyQ and Indicator Bulletin ship with.

Clipboard Anywhere can be a plugin for those who use apps to share their keyboard and mouse with other equipment, such as Synergy. Since it detects changes to the clipboard automatically and in near real time, working with it is extremely cool.

Clipboard Anywhere Features

Multiplatform: Clipboard Anywhere is available for Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, and GNU / Linux.

Social: You can connect this application to your Facebook or Google accounts.

Copy texts and images to the clipboard within desktop applications or share using the »Copy to cloud» options on mobile devices.

Automatic synchronization across connected devices.

More than two computers at the same time: This application is not limited to two computers, you can connect it and synchronize all the computers you want at the same time and in all of them have access to the clipboard of each one.


How to install Clipboard Anywhere on Linux?

In order to install this great application on our system, It is necessary that we go to its official website and download the .tar.bz2 file corresponding to the architecture of our system, the link is this.

If you don't know what architecture your system is, you can run the following command to find out:

uname -m

With this you will know if you download the package for 32 or 64 bits. Once the download is done, we must open a terminal and position ourselves on the folder where we save the downloaded file.

Y we execute the following command to unzip the downloaded file:

tar -xjvf clipboard-anywhere*.tar.bz2

Once this is done, we only have to enter the resulting folder and we must only execute the following command to register the application to the system:

sh ./

And with that we will have the application added to our team and we can start enjoying it.

As I said, the application is multiplatform so you can also find it in the Google Play and App Store stores to synchronize your smartphone, tablets or any device with Android or iOS along with your computers.

Undoubtedly, this is a very good application that will help you a lot when you work with two teams and you need to pass text information from one team to another.

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  1.   tarao said

    If it is "built" with electron, it cannot be lightweight

  2.   Rafael said

    For the functionality it offers, I prefer to continue using Telegram. I create my own channel and in each device I will have available immediately what I copy there, from text to audio, it does not matter if it is on a mobile, on my desktop version for Linux or on IOS.