Last week, we published a video how-to that demonstrated a number of simple ways you can make Mac OS X look and act more like iOS. To be added to that list is an awesome new utility from Pilotmoon that makes the copy & paste function on your Mac look just like the copy & paste function on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

The�utility�is called PopClip and it�s available now in the Mac App Store for $ 4.99, but you can download a free trial from the Pilotmoon website. Once installed, PopClip puts an icon in your menu bar which provides you with quick and easy access, and you can customize its�functions�to suit you.

But its main attraction is that when you select a piece of text, PopClip displays iOS-like copy & paste options that look much better than the default menus in Mac OS X � in my opinion. You don�t have to right-click, it just appears automatically. And if you don�t use it, it�ll disappear when you move your mouse.

What�s more, PopClip also detects hyperlinks and email addresses when they�re selected, and provides you with the option to open them; and it�ll correct words you misspell when OS X doesn�t do it automatically. It�ll also look up definitions, just like iOS, but chooses to open up your Mac�s Dictionary application rather than the little overlay, which is a little frustrating.

I think $ 4.99 is a little expensive for such a simple tweak, but it is pretty awesome. Would you like to see iOS-style menus built into the Mac OS?

[via The Next Web]

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