How to Copy Paste Multiple Items In Windows Clipboard

The default Windows clipboard has a serious downside. It can only keep the last copied data and whatever you copied earlier is lost. If you want to copy multiple items in Windows Clipboard, Winklipper is just the tool you need.

Earlier we have seen some better alternatives of Windows clipboard and how to perform specific actions while copying text in Windows clipboard. Winklipper can be used to backup and restore Windows clipboard data very easily.

To get started with Winklipper, download Winklipper and extract the zipped package. It is a portable application and thus requires no installation. You can carry the small utility in a usb stick and use it on multiple computers.

Once the program is launched it sits in the Windows system tray and monitors your copy activity. Right click the system tray icon and go to preferences. From here, you can set the number of items to store in the clipboard.


Copying and pasting items: Copying items is done the usual way and you need not invoke the application while copying. To paste a specific clipboard entry, just right click the Winklipper icon from system tray


Bingo! All your clipboard entries are arranged in the order you have copied. To paste a clipboard item, just select it and it will be copied to Windows clipboard. Now you can go ahead and paste it in the desired program.

You may also be interested in Clipomatic Best clipboard manager for Windows

Techie-Buzz Verdict

Winklipper is very good at copying multiple items in Windows clipboard. The utility is free and portable and thus can be used in multiple computers. It’s works perfectly in Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Techie-Buzz rating: 4/5 (very good)

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Amit Banerjee

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  • Robert

    Is there any such application that will store multiple screen captures (not just text)?

  • @Robert : You can use Techsmith Snagit for automatically storing screen captures.

    • Robert

      Doh, it would have to be trialware, wouldn't it. Thanks

      • Robert

        So much for that. Snagit locked up the system (XP) whenever I tried to do something in Windows Explorer (ie: right-click a file, create a folder, etc.)

        • Well that's strange. Did you use the original version ?

  • ffdgdfgdf

    try Quick Multi-Copy which remembers last 10 items you have copied to clipboard, and you will know why it is called “Quick”.