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QuickTextPaste

By Nenad Hrg Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Jun 24, 2013

Quick TextPaste allows pasting pre-defined text and running programs and commands via assigned keyboard shortcuts. Although this program is fast, easy to install, and has a small footprint, there is no discernible user help to learn how to use this program apart from a short information file.

Quick TextPaste downloads as a portable application with no need for installation. The program's interface is quite plain and might seem rather confusing for novice users. Main links are located on the upper menu, and under the Preferences pane there are three buttons for deleting, copying, and editing text and its assigned shortcut. These buttons are not as intuitive as one would expect and the Edit button doesn't seem to allow for any edits except for text. However, you can add text, assign a shortcut, add its menu text, as well as edit everything from the Add text pane. When adding text, you are limited to 4,000 characters. The program does not give the option of defining your own shortcuts. A drop-down list gives you set options, but you cannot choose anything that is not on the list to make a combination for your shortcut. By default, the application minimizes to tray if closed but you can change this via the Options button.

Even though Quick TextPaste seems to be geared to more advanced users, it can also come in handy for regular users who need a way to quickly copy/paste text or run certain programs. The program could benefit from additional and clearer instructions and a more intuitive user interface, though, to be more useful to the less experienced user.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.14

Version 2.14 includes Brazilian Portuguese and small adjustments and updating the language files.

General

Release August 26, 2013
Date Added August 26, 2013
Version 2.14

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 30,760
Downloads Last Week 59
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Developer's Description

Quick paste text is a small portable program that allows you to insert (paste) quickly pre-defined text in any Windows applications via keyboard shortcut. This program also allows you to run commands and programs via keyboard shortcut. Save time and spelling errors with this small Desktop Tool for Windows. Quick paste text does not require installation, can easily be launched from the desktop with no installation and is ready to use on all Windows operating systems.