Path To Clipboard

Sometimes you need to type in the path of a file or a folder or maybe just a filename. Usually, you go to the Address bar in Windows Explorer, copy the text, and switch to your document and paste it. Of course, if you also need the file’s name, you have to start the rename process, copy the name, cancel the rename, then switch to your document and paste it in, too. I don’t need to tell you how tedious this is (but I did anyway).

That’s why I wrote Path To Clipboard. There are other extensions that do a similar job, but they either do too much (cluttering your menus) or they do too little (only work on one file at a time).

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Path To Clipboard copies the path, directory, or name of the selected file to the clipboard. It also copies the paths or names when you select multiple files, folders, and shortcuts. It even follows shortcuts and offers to copy the path, directory, or name of the file the shortcut is pointing to. (Path To Clipboard presents those paths in a separate menu.)

Menu for a single file:
menu for one file

Menu for multiple files:
menu for many files


Path To Clipboard requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4. Path To Clipboard runs on Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, and 7. There are both 32- and 64-bit versions.


1.5.122: Fixed stubborn 64-bit setup issue.

1.3.119: Fixed 64-bit setup issue.

1.3.118: Fixed issue with “All Paths” and “All Names” menu commands.

1.3.115: Updated installer.

1.3.100: Fixed issue with jump lists in Windows 7.

1.3.80: Small update for .NET Framework 4. There is still an issue with jump lists in Windows 7.

1.00: Initial release (32-bit and 64-bit).

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