Home > Features > Ditto Clipboard Manager • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

FEATURE

Ditto Clipboard Manager

Ditto Clipboard Manager

September 4, 2009
Text size: 
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality boost the paysite market?
Yes, it will soon
  39.66%
Yes, but in a few years
  36.87%
No
  23.46%
Out of 179 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.

" Ditto allows its users to save any type of information that can be put on the clipboard, including text, images, HTML, custom formats and more. "

Here's a handy OpenSource utility that could become a favorite among users needing a flexible solution to reusing clip text — or just about any other items they want to copy and paste into the same file — or anywhere elsewhere, even on another computer.

According to its maker, Ditto is an extension to the standard Windows clipboard that saves each item placed on the clipboard, allowing access to any of those items later on. Ditto allows its users to save any type of information that can be put on the clipboard, including text, images, HTML, custom formats and more.

The software features an easy-to-use interface that allows users to search and paste previous copy entries and can keep multiple computers' clipboards in sync — encrypting data when sent over a network.

Accessed from a tray icon or global hotkey, Ditto allows clipboard entries to be selected either by a double click, the enter key or drag-and-drop, pasting the selected entry into any window that accepts standard copy/paste entries.

Thumbnail versions of copied images may be displayed within Ditto to make selecting from a number of graphics files easier and more visually oriented.

And on a "visual" note, Ditto's makers address the question of why its solution is preferable to using the built-in copy bins offered in Office or VS.Net, by noting that VS.Net only collects pastes from inside Visual Studio, which do not persist after the application is closed. There is also no way to paste these copy bin clips to an external application, search them or store large numbers of them.

Full Unicode support for the display of foreign characters and UTF-8 support for multiple language files is offered. An SQLite database (www.sqlite.org) is required for use.

Ditto can be downloaded for free at www.ditto-cp.sourceforge.net.


LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Is False, Dangerous

We are witnessing the early stages of a moral panic, the likes of which we have not seen since the Reagan Administration. As I write this, there are 27 states in the process of passing mandatory porn... More »

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.

UPCOMING EVENTS

XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup

May 04 - May 04
Prague, Czech Republic

Eurowebtainment 2017

May 17 - May 20
Majorca, Spain

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!