Butler for Mac

Butler for Mac

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  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    May 30, 2006
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  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.2/10.3/10.3.9/10.4 Intel/10.4 PPC

Editors' Review

Adding an unparalleled amount of functionality to your desktop, Butler is a file and application launcher, a bookmark manager, a Web-search utility, and a clipboard enhancer. The program adds several items to the menu bar, including an Internet search field, a shortcut to your computer's file system, and a bar that manages bookmarks from every browser you use. We liked the configurable keyboard shortcuts, which make launching files or Web sites a snap. Without a doubt, Butler is the most comprehensive launcher and desktop helper we've seen. Unfortunately, this is both a blessing and a curse, as the app's large number of features can seem overwhelming. As a result, we recommend Butler to advanced and midlevel users, though newbies should proceed with caution.
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  • 5 stars

    "After all those years ? still my most used utility."

    April 26, 2011   |   By bonobo

    Version: Butler 4.1.10


    Easy to use, responsive developer, dirt cheap


    Been a long hiatus, but-see bottom line summary!


    After a long hiatus, Many Tricks is back on track-and updating Butler! Best news in a looooooong time!

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    Full Specifications

    What's new in version 4.1.2
    • Aliases are resolved less aggressively now. For instance, Butler won't try to mount remote volumes while updating its abbreviations cache anymore.
    • Fixed a bug where Butler's abbreviations matching mechanism failed on file names that contained non-ASCII characters (a.k.a. the "Hägar" bug).
    • Fixed a bug where duplicating containers via [option]-drag would cause Butler to reference the same contents twice.
    • Butler starts up faster now.
    • Available languages: English, French, German, Japanese -- potential localizers might want to have a look at Butler Help's "Localizations" section.
    Publisher Many Tricks
    Publisher web site http://manytricks.com/
    Release Date May 30, 2006
    Date Added May 30, 2006
    Version 4.1.2
    Category Desktop Enhancements
    Subcategory Launchers
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.3, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.3.9, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel
    Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or higher (Mac OS X 10.4 strongly recommended)
  • Download Information
    File Size 2.14MB
    File Name butler4118.dmg
    Total Downloads 23,151
    Downloads Last Week 6
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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