Customizable clipboard cleaner

A common class of background utility is something that cleans up content on the clipboard. Most of these are single-purpose — stripping out tracking parameters from copied URLs, removing rich text by default, etc.

Has anyone made a generic, programmable version of such a tool, where the user could write their own trigger conditions and transformation rules for clipboard contents?

I’ve recently run into several cases where I wished I could quickly set up a customized clipboard transformer/sanitizer. This seems like an obvious opportunity for a standalone utility app, or for new functionality in something like Alfred.

Sounds like something you could do with Keyboard Maestro’s clipboard and filter actions. Depending on what your needs are, you may have to supply the guts of the filter. But you could get lucky and find everything you need already in KM.

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