When comparing Pinboard vs Checkvist Web Clipper, the Slant community recommends Pinboard for most people. In the question“What are the best alternatives to Evernote Web Clipper to save URLs?” Pinboard is ranked 5th while Checkvist Web Clipper is ranked 6th.
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Pro An ad-free site with no third-party tracking
The standard account is $11/year. The pro account ($25/year) provides you:
- A permanent personal copy of every bookmark you save.
- Full-text search of all your bookmarks
- Dead link and error detection
Pro A searchable archive of all your tweets and favorites
Pro Easy tagging
Pro Excellent API
Pinboard has an API that gives you access to all features used in the webapp, so you can build scripts and apps that work against it very easily.
Pro Easy download of all your data
Pro Paid service
The service receives direct income from its customers so it is less likely to disappear overnight like so many free services, taking all your bookmarks with it.
Pro The ability to bookmark by email from your iPhone
Pro A way to save notes and other snippets of text as bookmarks
Pro Built-in sync of links and favorites from multiple Twitter accounts
Pro Built-in integration with Instapaper
Pro Lots of useful features.
That I use every day.
Pro Keyboard-centric nature.
Shortcuts very intuiitive.
Pro Clean and minimal interface.
Pro Not expensive.
Pro Can specify where to place the stored clip
Pro Keyboard shortcut to invoke clipper
Pro A great deal of customizations.
Includes CSS tuning for the geeks (or not like).
Con Unresponsive support
Don't expect a response from their support email. Developer is very active on twitter, perhaps a tweet might work better.
Con Paid service
Costs $11/year. Many features are available elsewhere for free.