Ditto v3.21.50.0

webfork on 8 Apr 2016
  • 36MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Mar 2016
  • Suggested by tmaibaum

Ditto is a feature-rich extension to the standard copy-paste mechanism, saving each item placed on the clipboard to a dynamic list, allowing you access to anything copied or cut. Ditto allows you to save any type of information that can be put on the standard Windows clipboard and preview in before pasting. The program includes many customizations and the interface can be modified via available themes.

Additionally, the program can communicate with other computers over a network to keep clipboards in sync.

Alternatively, Ditto Portable is also available in the PortableApps format.

System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL (donate)
How to extract: Download the DittoPortable ZIP package (or 64-bit version if applicable) and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Ditto.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: ArsClip, ClipCube
What's new?
  • Up/down keys move description up down just as n and p do.
  • Use ever incrementing value for drag file names, this way they are always unique.
  • Add the ability to drag and drop clips to desktop or file explorer and it will auto create the files, text and png files.
  • Don't change working directories when show open/save windows dialog.
  • Updated to the latest sqlite, version 3.11.0.
  • Add new special paste options - remvoe line feeds - add one or two line feeds - typoglycemia Reorganized menu to move non clip specific commands to a system menu at bottom of the window.
  • Added options to paste, upper, lower, captilize, sentance cases.
  • Display warning when always on top is set (this is the number one complaint, how to turn this off when they don't know they set it).
  • Use standard formatting for date time in stats window in options.
  • Handle Altgr being presses on foreign keyboards to handle other characters.
  • Use the receiving ip address from the client not the ip address they send you.
  • Default image export to png.
  • Fixed issue with auto send to friends, after 30 seconds the first send would not be sent.
  • Handle screen resolution changes better.
  • Move ditto's main window when screen resolution changes.
  • Save window sizes per screen resolution.
  • Added option to save bitmaps to .bmp, .png, jpeg.
  • Handle repeated keys on up/down and next/prev description.
  • Handle Home button to go to first row.
  • Increase the window that we show the resize icon in the corners.
  • Added new menu option to filter on selected clip.

15 comments on Ditto  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

PETRAS 2007-09-26 15:00

Ditto claims to write settings to Application folder however it also writes to the Registry...! Doesn't this fact disqualify the application as "Portable"?

Andrew Lee 2007-09-26 15:52

I have checked again, and Ditto does write settings to "Ditto.Settings" in the application folder. Did you download the "Portable" ZIP version or the installer?

PETRAS 2007-09-30 14:52

I believe I downloaded the correct "portable" version as follows: "Ditto_Portable_3_15_1_0.zip"
I did a "find" in regedit & noted many references to Ditto...!

Andrew Lee 2007-10-06 06:34

Could it be from a previous installation? Try deleting those reg entries and run the portable version again to check.

tpr 2007-10-26 13:07

Excellent application. The only thing that annoys me is when I click on the button on the left-top to roll-up ditto, it rolls down if I left the mouse on it.

I found also an empty dir in appdata but nothing in the registry (except some MRU entries and MUIcache)

mADmAx 2009-11-06 03:16

This app has absolutely terrible performance. It thrashes the disc constantly. I finally tracked it down with process explorer and had to remove it!

webfork 2011-03-07 18:48

The interface and setup took some getting used to but now I use it constantly. Very customizable, tons of controls, and even categories for frequently used clipboard items. Great program.


fixitman 2011-05-19 08:12

Remember the app itself was last updated in 2006. Windows Vista and 7 did not exist then, nor did IE8 or 9.
The portable installer is the only reason it can even exist on the newer OS. (And I had to mess with some security settings to do that.)
There seems to be a glitch when ditto interacts with the new Google, or with IE8 (I'm not sure which) as well. Copying from a Google page and then pasting into a Google toolbar or IE search bar (only in a newer IE than this was written for, problem does not occur in FireFox) creates a duplicate entry in ditto.
However, as this software is no longer being updated, it's unlikely a fix will be issued. If anyone has any ideas on why this is occurring and any possible fix, please reply here.
Thank you, Portable apps, for making it possible to use one of my FAVORITE programs on the newer OS, where this would not have been possible otherwise.


webfork 2011-05-31 20:25

fixitman: what security settings did you modify?


Fixitman 2011-10-03 05:32

I can't remember now, as this was on my wife's laptop some time ago, on Windows 7, which I don't really use. It might have just been some UAC thing, or something to do with allowing installation of unsigned software. Sorry.


Fixitman 2011-10-03 05:39

Looks like you've updated since that last post, webfork. Thanks!


esmudlir 2014-06-24 14:56

i use ditto to copy and paste with 1 key. key 1 for copy and key 2 for paste.


Fixitman 2015-08-05 16:52

OK< app itself WAS updated this year, and several times recently.
Website shows a brand new version 8/4/2015 ( 3.20.74 ) however I'm not updating on this machine, as the version I have works fine. If I get a newer version of Windows (unlikely) I would try the latest. I'm building a Linux machine, however, and Linux has several tools built-in that do pretty much the same thing.


webfork 2015-08-08 23:07

Great program that I use everyday. The interface takes a little getting used to but the program itself is irreplacable. I recommend using the 32-bit version even under 64-bit Windows due to issues in Microsoft Office 2010.


fullbug 2015-11-08 02:09

Its OK, but still prefer 'ClipX'....


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