When comparing Clipy vs Yippy, the Slant community recommends Clipy for most people. In the question“What are the best clipboard managers for Mac?” Clipy is ranked 4th while Yippy is ranked 14th.
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Pro Supports shortcuts
Pro Successor of ClipMenu
Pro Simple integration into any workflow out of the box
No fuss keyboard shortcuts.
Pro Preview images and files
Pro Elegant copy and keyboard navigate paste solution
Replicates the most needed functionality of the $15 Paste but is open source.
Pro Preview large text
Pro Active Development
The developer is continuously improving functionality and the project is open source - everybody can contribute and look into the code
Pro Works on Catalina
Pro It's free and easy to intuitive to use
Pro Modern visual design
Integrates right into macOS, as if it was a part of it and has a nice app icon
Con Does not really Clear Clipboard history
Still investigating but even though you clear clipboard history large portions and an as yet to be determined number of previous clipboard actions remain in the same file used to store 'snippets' - namely ~/Library/Application Support/ com.clipy-app.Clipy/default.realm.
Con Can't paste after one action
Can't pase like in ClipX,
- press short cut(cmd+shift+v) --> show some of recent clip items
- select direct one --> paste
Con AutoUpdates not available
Con Not in the App store – has to be sideloaded
Con Doesn't recognize num block
The past shortcuts like ⌘+0 don't with using a num block.