Two-step sharing for every kind of data
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ClipCloud is a program for quickly sharing files. Currently it consists of a command line program written in Python that can upload files to Dropbox.

How do I get it?

[sudo] pip install clipcloud


git clone git://
cd ClipCloud
[sudo] python install

How do I use it?


  • up </path/to/file/or/folder> [second file, third file...]: Upload the specified files and folders.
  • snap [-m mode]: Take a screenshot and upload it. Mode can be select or screen. Defaults to screen. Only works on OS X.
  • history [-l number_of_records] [-t sort_by] [-b start] [-d direction]: Show a history of the files you've uploaded previously. Defaults to the last 10 records.
  • revisit <operation> <id>: Do something with a previously uploaded file. id specifies which file to upload. operation can be either upload, remote or local.
  • text [-e extension]: Share the contents of your clipboard. Currently uploads to Dropbox, support for Github Gists planned. Extenstion defaults to txt.


  • -s --share: Specify what to do with the link to the uploaded file. Current options are sharing to Facebook, Twitter, Email, setting the clipboard or writing to stdout so you can pipe the url to other programs. Defaults to clipboard.
  • -h --help: Display the help message

What does it need?

  • Python 2.6
  • Argparse if using Python version < 2.7
  • The Python Dropbox API and all its dependencies



  • Improved grid formatter
  • Improved formatting of code and comments


  • Fixed screenshot feature


  • Inital release