Pastebot — Command Copy & Paste

By Tapbots

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Pastebot is a powerful new clipboard manager that stores text and images copied from your iPhone/iPod Touch. Copy something you want to save, run Pastebot and it automatically gets imported for you to access later.

Organize your clippings in folders and use the built-in search to find what you saved quickly. Run a “Find & Replace” filter on a block of text or convert an image into Black & White. Maybe you just need to crop and rotate an image. This is all possible with Pastebot’s powerful editing and filtering tools. Pastebot contains 14 filters with more on the way.

Send your clippings via email or save your edited images back to your photo library. Copying something back to the clipboard is as easy as tapping it. Pastebot is the ultimate content storage system and hub. Don’t just use Copy & Paste. Command it!


Combine Pastebot with the free Pastebot Sync companion app for your Mac and truly wield the power of copy & paste! With Pastebot Sync, magically push text and images to your phone over wifi by simply copying them. You can even push clippings in Pastebot right to your Mac with the press of a button. Moving text and images to and from your device has never been easier.

*This optional functionality is currently only available on the Mac. It is not needed to use Pastebot.


✔ Save, organize, and edit text & image clippings with ease.
✔ Search capabilities and folders for organization.
✔ Apply text & image filters like “find & replace” on text or convert an image to black & white. 14 filters total with more on the way.
✔ Create new text clippings within the app.
✔ Create a new image clipping from your iPhone camera or import from your photo library.
✔ Useful metadata like image dimensions, character/word count and creation date.
✔ Copy items back to the iPhone/iPod clipboard with 1 tap.
✔ Send clippings as emails within the app or save images back to your photo library.
✔ Push text and images from your Mac to Pastebot instantly over wifi**
✔ Paste text and images to your Mac from your iPhone or iPod Touch instantly over wifi**

**Requires the free Mac companion app, Pastebot Sync and Mac OS X 10.5 or later. Available at

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What's new in Version 1.4.2

- iOS 5 Bug Fixes



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Customer Reviews

An Excellent Clipboard Manager

This was useful for me even before it gained the ability to collect data copied to the iPhone's clipboard while running in the background. Probably the only the shortcomings this app has are when running in the background it quits after 10 minutes automatically (this is under Apple's control) and there is no iPad version (under their control). I say this because I think an iPad version would be even more useful as others have said (I just use the iPhone version now). I don't like the 10 minute limitation, but truthfully it's probably saved battery more than not. I have yet to copy constantly for 10 minutes and need to restart the app. Usually by the time I get the notice to restart the app for background processing, I've moved on to something else.

Could use some developer love

To the devs: Glad Tweetbot is a success(I love that app) but please give Pastebot some love. It needs to be brought into 2012. Cloud sync maybe? A more streamlined cleaner UI?

Prior review:
Glad to see this underrated app get some attention again because of Tweetbot. These developers are the kings of design. With Pastebot anything you copy on your phone or on your computer(once you set up sync) gets copied to the app. True, ample room is given for your copied item in case you need to see more than just a line or two. There's also a dropdown bar enabling you to add your copied item to a category you've created on the Dashboard, some Markdown filters,character count and options to paste your item back to your Mac/ open a URL/ email/ send as a text message. That's a lot of options!
The Dashboard has a list of your categories which keeps everything in order. Under Settings you can change the background and toggle on/off sounds and detecting links.
Sure, its easy to get overwhelmed by the design, but underneath is a very learnable useful tool.

I agree on the iPad version....Long overdue! :)

Such a shame it's been neglected

Would be a 4-5 star review, but it still hasn't been updated to iPhone 5 screen size. This is a great app that gets NO love from Tapbots. I don't mean to be rude or trivialize the work it would require...but this app seriously needs to be updated for the iPhone 5's screen. It's Tapbots most expensive app, and it hasn't had an update since Feb 2012. That's 14+ months. Even though it's obviously not as popular as their hit, TweetBot, it should still receive the most minimum of updates to make it run properly on newer devices. That said, I bought it a very long time ago and would be happy to pay for an upgrade... Maybe an in-app purchase? I dunno. Regardless, it's very frustrating. Come on, Tapbots! Show Pastebot some love!


Pastebot — Command Copy & Paste
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • iTunes Price: $3.99
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated: Feb 18, 2012
  • Version: 1.4.2
  • Size: 6.9 MB
  • Language: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese
  • Seller: Tapbots
Rated 4+

Requirements: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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