Clipboard manager? Yep. Copy an item, any item from text to URL to photo to whatever, and the Mac saves it on the clipboard. One item at a time. Need a copied item from yesterday? No. Can. Do. The Mac saves items one at a time. A clipboard manager saves many items and creates a history of files.
Free The Cloud!
Mac clipboard management apps are an acquired taste. The copying and saving process is the same, but the retrieval and re-paste change your workflow a bit.
CloudClip Manager is a Mac clipboard manager utility. It’s free and it saves clipboard history to iCloud so it’s available for other Macs, say, iMac to MacBook. And– here’s the killer feature– the same clipboard items can be used by CloudClip for iPhone and iPad.
Everything you copy in each device gets saved in iCloud and becomes available on other devices within seconds (sometimes minutes; iCloud has issues). Command-C copies an item and it gets saved to CloudClip which saves it to iCloud which copies it to other devices.
Think of CloudClip as nothing more than a handy Menubar menu of everything you’ve copied. Everything? Only the last 15 clipboard items, so not quite everything. CloudClip is smart enough to use keyboard shortcuts to speed up the pasting process.
I worry about free apps because a business model usually keeps them updated regularly, and CloudClip is worth a few bucks (it’s still free); and gets very good ratings from users). You’ll need OS X Yosemite for your Mac and iOS 8 for iPhone and iPad, and, of course, an iCloud account if you want to sync items between devices.
CloudClip Manager is nicely done and a good way to find out the benefits of using a clipboard manager without the expense or learning curve. Here’s a List of additional clipboard manager options.