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Unclutter - Files, Notes and Clipboard Manager for Mac


Unclutter for Mac – Update History
Unclutter 2.2.8d
March 18, 2024
  • Fixed A rare bug causing panels' widths reset on Unclutter relaunch or Mac sleep/wake up.
  • Improved Unclutter Files support for non-latin characters in files & folders names.
  • Polishing and refinements for smooth performance.
Unclutter 2.2.7d
January 23, 2024
  • Fixed Unclutter not opening after screen params change or after connecting/disconnecting an external display.
  • Improved Unclutter main window and auxiliary windows behavior to ensure a smooth user experience.
  • Other minor improvements.
Unclutter 2.2.6d
January 15, 2024
  • Fixed Unclutter window behavior to open on the correct display/desktop (exactly where you open it).
  • Improved Unclutter window layout to respect left/right Dock placement.
  • Other minor improvements.
Unclutter 2.2.5d
December 19, 2023
  • Added A new 'Recording' button for Unclutter Clipboard to quickly start/stop system clipboard tracking.
  • Updated All key shortcuts now support alternative keyboard layouts.
  • Updated Unclutter Files should now correctly display custom icons assigned to files and folders (including aliases).
  • Updated Unclutter windows levels have been reduced for better composition with other apps & windows (including system alerts).
  • Fixed Eliminated possible memory leak when enabling/disabling panels in Unclutter Preferences.
  • Other minor fixes and optimizations.
Unclutter 2.2.4d
November 12, 2023
  • Fixed Unclutter crash when typing a note (having a storage folder placed inside a cloud drive).
  • Fixed Icons for aliases (files/folders) should now display correctly.
  • Added An ability to always open the Clipboard panel with the Favorites list (Unclutter Preferences).
  • Added An ability to completely ignore copied data from applications specified in the 'Sensitive Data' list (Unclutter Preferences → Clipboard).
Unclutter 2.2.2d
June 6, 2023
  • Fixed A bug that created an invalid archive when compressing files + folders in Unclutter Files.
  • Fixed A bug that (in some cases) caused invalid placement and UI failure when dragging a panel out of the main window and back.
  • Improved The way Unclutter handles remote files when you drop them into Unclutter Files (like an image from a web browser). Now it's smarter and more capable.
Unclutter 2.2.1d
May 6, 2023
  • Fixed App crash when trying to activate the license (on older macOS versions).
  • Fixed A bug that prevented the application menu from being displayed when Unclutter menu bar icon was clicked.
  • New Theme management system that allows you to control the appearance of the main Unclutter window (via Preferences > Appearance), and lets other windows match the current system theme.
  • Updated Different components to display correct colors in Dark/Light themes.
  • Overall stability improvements.
Unclutter 2.2.0d
April 24, 2023
  • New Redesigned Unclutter application & menu bar icons (now fit better with the macOS style).
  • Improved Onboarding experience for new Unclutter users.
  • Improved Registration / activation procedure.
  • Improved macOS 13 Ventura compatibility.
  • Updated The minimum required macOS Version is now High Sierra (10.13).
  • Updated Incorrect or missing localization strings.
Unclutter 2.1.25d
December 15, 2022
  • Improved macOS 13 Ventura compatibility.
  • Fixed "Launch Unclutter at startup" feature now works as expected.
Unclutter 2.1.24d
December 28, 2020
  • Improved macOS 11 Big Sur compatibility.
  • Added Apple M1 Chip support. Unclutter can now run natively under Apple Silicon architecture (without Rosetta).
  • Added Ability to launch the app in quiet mode (without showing the window) - Unclutter Preferences > Advanced
  • Added Ability to invert the scrolling direction when opening Unclutter (important for 3rd-party mouse devices) - Unclutter Preferences > Advanced.
  • Minor code updates and optimizations.
Unclutter 2.1.22d
May 7, 2020
  • Improved A better way to track macOS appearance change and update Unclutter theme in AUTO mode.
  • Improved More reliable tracking of external files modifucations in Unclutter Files. Meaningful error messages.
  • Fixed Sending files to system Trash for Unclutter Files and Notes. This should also fix a bug when Unclutter failed to delete notes.
  • Minor code cleaning to remove deprecated frameworks.
Unclutter 2.1.21d
March 3, 2020
  • Fixed On MacOS Catalina, opening a note with links caused this note to become the first in the list (modification date reset). Now works like it should, keeping the note in place.
  • Fixed On MacOS Catalina, Unclutter Files sometimes displayed files duplicates. Like when system saves a screenshot and creates a hidden file first, then renames it to the real image file. Now this case is handled properly.
  • Fixed When system clipboard is empty (like after reboot), Unclutter Clipboard will now switch to Clipboard History showing you the list of stacked clips (if any). No confusing 'Clipboard is empty' messages anymore for this case.
  • Minor code updates to improve the stability of Unclutter drag & drop operations.
Unclutter 2.1.20d
November 14, 2019
  • Fixed Smart Folders are now treated as folders when 'Keep Folders on Top' is enabled in Unclutter Files.
  • Fixed Unclutter Files will now create a .webloc file when you drop a link to a webpage (instead of downloading the HTML file).
  • Minor code updates and optimizations.
Unclutter 2.1.19d
November 3, 2019
  • Catalina Fix: Files section now properly updates the content (no duplicates created).
  • Catalina Fix: Notes stored in a shared location (iCloud Drive, Dropbox) now can be correctly removed to Trash.
  • Minor code updates and optimizations for macOS Catalina.
Unclutter 2.1.18d
April 21, 2019
  • Improved the way Unclutter Files panel accepts drops from web-browser. Google Chrome still doesn't handle it correctly and reliably.
  • Fixed: QuickLook Preview window for files now doesn't prevent Unclutter from closing the window when you switch to another application.
  • Unclutter now draws icons in Files panel correctly, depending on the macOS appearance (Dark/Light) on MacOS 10.14 or later.
  • Minor code updates and optimizations.
Unclutter 2.1.17d
January 8, 2019
  • All Unclutter versions starting from 2.1.17 (this version) will now be notarized (checked and approved) by Apple. This is for your confidence that Unclutter does NOT contain any malicious code and does NOT do anything inappropriate.
  • Fixed bug when opening a note (no edit) with links caused the note to pop up to the top of the list.
  • Unclutter Files is now a good place to store aliases to your remote files stored on network drives. If disconnected, opening this files will just prompt for the reconnection.
  • Fixed minor issues with Chinese localizations.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Unclutter 2.1.16d
January 8, 2019
  • More fixes for better Dark Mode compatibility.
  • Smart ESC key handling for Japanese input methods (Kawasemi app) in Unclutter text editors.
  • One crash fix and one minor memory leak fix.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Unclutter 2.1.15d
January 8, 2019
  • Unclutter now complies with Internet Access Protocol (IAP).
    This provides a clear information about the domain(s) Unclutter connects to, the reason for the connection and what will happen if you disallow it.
  • Fixes: Better Dark Mode support.
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Unclutter 2.1.14d
October 26, 2018
  • Fixed Drag & Drop issue for Files that caused troubles for local and remote files dragged from other apps.
  • Added Compress function for selected files (Unclutter Files).
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Unclutter 2.1.11d
October 8, 2018
  • MacOS Mojave 10.14 better compatibility updates.
    If you find more issues under Mojave, please report to
Unclutter 2.1.9d
July 15, 2018
  • Fix: The issue that caused Unclutter to slow down the switch between Desktops (Spaces). Thanks to a huge help from Apple engineers we were able to locate and fix this bug.

  • Files panel: CMD+I on selected items now opens the system File Information window.
  • Lots of small fixes and improvements.
Unclutter 2.1.8d
April 27, 2018
  • Fix for bug that caused Unclutter Preferences to crash on macOS 10.10-10.11
Unclutter 2.1.7d
April 22, 2018
  • Unclutter now speaks Portuguese.
  • Added ability to keep folders on top (Files panel).
  • Fixed critical issue with mouse click and drag, breaking other apps interactions.
  • Lots of small fixes and improvements.
Unclutter 2.1.6d
November 26, 2017
  • Added: Unclutter now speaks fluently in Spanish!
  • Added: drag text fragment into Unclutter Files to create a text snippet file.
  • Fixed: you can now drag files from Dock folders into Unclutter.
  • Fixed: Clipboard panel now works correctly with text-auto-replacing utilities (TextExpander, etc.).
  • Improved macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) compatibility.
  • Many other fixes to get better performance and reliability.
Unclutter 2.1.2d
March 24, 2017
  • Better Universal Clipboard support on macOS 10.12 (Sierra).
  • Crashes and bug fixes.
  • Lots of tweaks and optimizations.
Unclutter 2.1.1d
October 20, 2016
  • Fixed: issue when Unclutter window goes under the menu bar.
  • Added: now you can drop files inside the folder’s alias (not just regular folders).
  • Added: Unclutter now speaks Japanese, Polish, Ukrainian and Chinese (Simplified, Traditional) languages.
Unclutter 2.1.0d
June 25, 2016
  • Unclutter is now available in German, Italian, French and Russian languages.
  • Tweaks, optimizations and bug fixes.
Unclutter 2.0.6d
January 19, 2016
  • Dark theme matching the OS X dark appearance.
  • System services support for sending files to Unclutter or creating a note from selected text.
  • Added detection of menu bar show and hide events, improved Unclutter window positioning.
  • Unclutter now stores text editor parameters (Smart Links, Spelling and Grammar, Auto-correction, etc).
  • Tweaks, optimizations and bug fixes.
Unclutter 2.0.5d
June 19, 2015
  • Finally, a completely new, light design, matching the new OS style.
  • Create as many separate notes as you need. Organize your notes better, without creating clutter.
  • Arrange items in Files panel more flexibly. Sort them by date added, date modified, name or kind.
  • View files as list or icons with adjustable item size.
  • Drop files inside folders in Files panel, without having to open them first.
  • System services and sharing options are now available for your files (via context menu).
  • Search contents of Notes and Files panels.
  • Full support of multi-display setup.
  • Lots of tweaks, performance optimizations and bug fixes.