Tag Archive: Finder


Simple Tips to Make the “All My Files” Finder View More Useful on the Mac

A fair amount of Mac users have ditched the “All My Files” default Finder window option by setting new windows to open to the ~/ Home directory again, which was long the default in OS X anyway. This is usually because All My Files is viewed as an overwhelming amalgamation of every single thing on … Read More [Read More…]

Simple Tips to Make the “All My Files” Finder View More Useful on the Mac

A fair amount of Mac users have ditched the “All My Files” default Finder window option by setting new windows to open to the ~/ Home directory again, which was long the default in OS X anyway. This is usually because All My Files is viewed as an overwhelming amalgamation of every single thing on … Read More

Watch File Download Progress Easily in OS X from Dock or Finder Windows

OS X includes many smaller details that can make digital life much easier, but because they’re fairly minor features, they can often go overlooked by Mac users. An excellent example of such a feature are the transfer progress indicators that are native throughout OS X, these make it extremely easy to keep an eye on … Read More

Watch File Download Progress Easily in OS X from Dock or Finder Windows

OS X includes many smaller details that can make digital life much easier, but because they’re fairly minor features, they can often go overlooked by Mac users. An excellent example of such a feature are the transfer progress indicators that are native throughout OS X, these make it extremely easy to keep an eye on … Read More [Read More…]

Never Have To ‘Finder’ A File Again With Trickster [Sponsored Post]

This post is brought to you by Trickster. The Mac’s Finder is great at locating files if you know the file’s name and likeliest folder. But often you don’t, and end up searching through your entire computer to find that…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple’s Radical New File System May One Day Replace The Mac’s Finder [Patent]

A new Apple patent describes an invention that may one day replace the Mac’s Finder. Referring to a method for classifying documents in such a way as to allow for a multi-dimensional graphical representation of their contents, the patent would…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Quickly Find Newly Installed Mac Apps in OS X Launchpad and Finder

Ever installed a new app or two on a Mac and then went to find them, only to be lost in a sea of other applications that are already installed? For those of us with a ton of apps installed this happens often, but OS X offers several ways to sort through the clutter and … Read More

Folderol Colorizes Finder Folders With Drag’n’Drop

Sick of all those boring blue folders that crowd your Finder windows? I know I am. I can barely copy a file without my eyes starting to cross, my breathing slowing and the tendrils of sleep starting to soothe my…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Switch Quickly To Big Finder Icons With AppleScript [OS X Tips]

One cool thing you can do in the Finder is set any window to view as large, 512X512 icons. You can do this by clicking on the icon button in the top left of any Finder window, then dragging the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Full Monty Finder Windows – Go Big Or Go Home [OS X Tips]

Sure, we all know that we can embiggen our applications on the Mac, clicking on the little arrows in the upper right corner of any app. That way, we can get fullscreen versions of our apps to utilize all the…Read more ›    [Read More…]