Codepoints makes it easy to find and copy any assigned Unicode character, like Emoji characters, special symbols, arrows and shapes into your clipboard with minimal hassle.

Developers can also use Codepoints to copy invisible or control characters into the clipboard, like null, carriage return, escape, backspace, bell and so on.

• Search 29,215 records by code point or description

• Search narrows with each new term

• Emoji support with colored glyphs

• Unicode 8 support

• Preview automatically rendered with best available font

• Manual override provided for 3rd party fonts

• Keyboard friendly design

Codepoints is designed to stay out of your way until you need it, and be available instantly without forcing you to click through multiple windows or popups to get what you want.

If you know exactly what you want, just start typing to search for it!

Alternatively you can scroll the list to look around using your mouse or keyboard up/down keys.

To copy a character to your clipboard, just double click or select it and hit enter.

What’s New

Version 1.0.7

- Emergency bug fix for crash related to Oriya character rendering

Changes included from 1.0.6:

- Add support for Yosemite dark mode
- Update to Unicode 8.0 database (NOTE: not all new Emojis in Unicode 8.0 have matching font glyphs available!)
- Fix bug that caused the app to stay on screen when clicking other menu bar items
- Fix bug that could potentially cause a crash while searching
- Significantly reduce memory usage

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

mikestaszel ,

Has everything!

Really great search function that makes it really nice to find symbols - they have symbols for everything. 😺

François Schiettecatte ,

Great Utility

Great utility to search for interesting and useful characters in the unicode character set, author is very responsive.

VeryVito ,

Perfect! Update fixes the only gripe I had with previous version.

✅ If you've ever spent more than a few seconds looking for an elusive character code, this app is for you. Always-on, easy-to-access and easy to use. Not to mention, the developer is extremely responsive -- this update includes all the functionality I could (and did) ask for! Thanks!

App Privacy

The developer, Stephen Oliver, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


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