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Helps keep track of your clipbard history.


Clippy is a desktop application that helps keep track of your clipboard history.

  • Simple UI
  • Built with Javascript (Electron and React)
  • Search through your clipboard history
  • Night mode 🌑

Coming Features

  • Search by date
  • Keep track of images copied to the clipboard
  • Auto launch on start of computer

To do

  • Add loading screen
  • Integration and Unit tests with spectron, jest.


Clippy requires Node.js installed to run.

After cloning the repo, Install the dependencies and start the application.

$ cd clippy
$ npm install
$ npm run start

The npm run start command has been modified to start the electron app and then start the react application after the electron app has been launched. You might need to refresh the electron application by Ctrl+R once the react application is started.

Ubuntu (Night Mode) Ubuntu (Night Mode)
Ubuntu (Day Mode) Ubuntu (Day Mode)

Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab