Show Hidden Files for Mac

Show Hidden Files for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
2.5
Average
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.4
  • Total Downloads:
    33,424
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 05, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.2MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    187
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Advanced Mac users, including developers, often have to enter commands to display hidden files. Show Hidden Files for Mac allows this to be accomplished with the click of a button, although this may not be necessary for experienced developers.

Show Hidden Files for Mac is available as freeware with advertisements for other programs displayed initially, but these can be disabled or enabled easily from the main drop down menu. Easy to download, the application installs and runs quickly. Its interface is simple, with buttons to hide and show files, although some advanced features could be less intuitive to the average Mac user.

The largest buttons, as would be appropriate, are for showing or hiding major hidden files. You can also specifically designate additional folders to hide or display as needed. Instructions are not available and would be helpful for the program's more-advanced features, as would product support, which is not apparent. Typically, Mac users need to use the terminal to hide or show certain files, which may be a hindrance to some people, making this program helpful. Professionals may find the steps of loading the application just as cumbersome, if not more so, than the terminal commands, rendering the program less useful. There are no additional features, but since this software is available as freeware and marketed only for a limited purpose, this is not unexpected.

While free, Show Hidden Files for Mac is of limited utility to advanced users of the Mac terminal, but would be helpful for someone with little knowledge of manually showing hidden files.

 
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4 stars

"Saves Me From Getting Lost In The Terminal!"

September 20, 2013  |  By pisaorange

 |  Version: Show Hidden Files 2.0.4

Pros

An effortless way to make the invisible visible!

Cons

None I can think of.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.4
Mountain Lion Improvements
General
Publisher GOTOES
Publisher web site http://gotoes.org
Release Date October 15, 2013
Date Added March 05, 2013
Version 2.0.4
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Specialized Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.4
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.2MB
File Name ShowAllFiles.app.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 33,424
Downloads Last Week 187
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations This program is completely free. There are no restrictions whatsoever. If you enjoy it, please donate.
Price Free

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