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Key Details of HovText

  • Remove text formatting from clipboard and save copied data for later retrieval via hotkeys
  • Last updated on 12/16/20
  • There has been 1 update within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 2 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

Developer's Description

HovText is an application that removes any text formatting from the clipboard and it also works as an advance clipboard manager that can store and retrieve previous copied texts or images. Any text in the clipboard will be pasted as cleartext without any HTML code, font size, color or formatting etc. HovText remembers all copied texts and it is possible to restore the original formatting on the previous copied texts.

Removes all formatting from the clipboard.
Remembers all copied texts or images.
Keeps the most used clipboard entries at top.
Can restore original formatting.
Can act as a text-only clipboard manager.
Flexible layout settings with e.g. list-view and positioning.
Possibility to remove leading/trailing whitespaces or linebreaks.
Configurable hotkeys.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2020.12.16

  • Added possibility to restore original text formatting
  • Added history list view (1-10 elements)
  • Added possibility to not copy images to history
  • Show a notification the first time the application is closed or minimized to tray
  • Tray icon shows how many entries in the history
  • Application can now only start one instance
  • Change focus to HovText at each history hotkey press, so it always will detect the key-up event
  • "Settings" UI will not be shown when pressing history hotkeys
  • Minor UI changes (history location will be reset to default)
  • Fixed that the end-of-list flashing history headline does not get stuck at wrong color
  • Fixed that it did not remember the "Enable history" setting


Release December 16, 2020
Date Added December 16, 2020
Version 2020.12.16

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Additional Requirements .NET Framework 4.x


Total Downloads 732
Downloads Last Week 1
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