This AppleScript will open a "Save as" dialog, which lets you specify a folder and filename, using the folder of the front-most Finder window as the default folder. It will then save the (text) contents of your clipboard to that .txt file.
tell application "Finder" if (count of windows) > 0 then set theDefault to the POSIX path of ((folder of window 1) as alias) else set theDefault to path to desktop end if end tell set resultFile to (choose file name with prompt "Save As File" default name "paste.txt" default location theDefault) as text if resultFile does not end with ".txt" then set resultFile to resultFile & ".txt" set resultFilePosix to quoted form of the POSIX path of resultFile do shell script "pbpaste > " & resultFilePosix
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