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clipboard C# UI UX User-Experience


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To install Multiclip, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Multiclip, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Multiclip, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade multiclip -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade multiclip -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure multiclip installed
    name: multiclip
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'multiclip' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: multiclip,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller multiclip
   Name     = 'multiclip'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'multiclip':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install multiclip version="" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 02 Jan 2021.


MultiClip is a non-obsructive clipboard manager. There are quite a few very good products exist in this category. Though MultiClip is a clipboard manager that puts an extremely strong emphasis on the user experience particularly tailored for the programmers. MultiClip is noting else but an application that allows you to switch the clipboard content to any item from the interactive clipboard history dialog.
Multiclip alows restoring a cliborad content (with all its formats) from the history.
_Your antivirus may report Multiclip a false positive due to the fact that the solution uses low level keyboard API. Thus you may need to to customize your scaning configuration. See this article for more details _

  • Support capturing and resotoring for all clipboard formats.
  • Auto-completion IDE-style user experience.
  • System-wide hot-key triggring.
  • Non-obstructive immediate preview.
  • Full history encryption.
  • General purpose system-wide hotkey mapping for to runing any executable.
  • Fully configurable
    • Restoring the clipboard history after system restart
    • Start with Windows
    • Dark/Light theme
  • Zero-deployment. One executable is all that you need.

$packageName = 'multiclip'

# stop "multiclip" first so it does not restart the server assuming it crashed
Stop-Process -Name "multiclip" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Stop-Process -Name "multiclip.server" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
$packageName = 'multiclip'
$url = ''

# In order to avoid multiclip app popping up message boxes need to indicate that
# we are running under choco runtime by setting `UNDER_CHOCO` environment variable 
# that is to be consumed by all child processes of choco.
# Cannot use `Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable` as the variable should not be 
# persisted but only set for the choco installation process. So using .NET API

[System.Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable('UNDER_CHOCO', 'yes')

Stop-Process -Name "multiclip" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Stop-Process -Name "multiclip.server" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

$installDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$cheksum = '6DC9F54F4DA0EB55EEA6C406A4691B01DA9EDBBE95CA8DC733F709825AC63112'
$checksumType = "sha256"

# Download and unpack a zip file
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$installDir" -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType
$packageName = 'multiclip'

# no actions at this stage but any future 
## cleanup steps should go here

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Multiclip 72 Monday, September 14, 2020 Approved

Release v1.4.0.0

  • Added option to paste clipboard content after selection from the clipboard history.

This package has no dependencies.

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