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DeepInside 2 for Mac

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Key Details of DeepInside 2

  • Browse and search any files and folders including hidden and system.
  • Last updated on 12/3/2013
  • There have been 8 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


Editors' Review

Download.com staff

A well-designed and comprehensive search tool, DeepInside for Mac easily locates any hidden and system files and folders on Mac OS X. Its interface, which is intuitive, and ability to comprehensively search a computer are a step above other, similar applications.

The program's well-designed installer walks the user through the process, with little input needed. The program's interface is similarly well-rendered, making it easy to use for those familiar with Search and Finder windows. A sidebar on the left displays the available disks and large folders. Selecting them brings up a menu in the middle where the contents are displayed. A top bar contains a Preferences menu, as well as a section where users can place limits on search results. This can be based on size, label, or date created. A standard search bar is well placed at the top-center of the window, while a large rectangular box on the right displays the search results in a list by name, which is the easiest format to use. A row of vertical buttons allows them to be revealed in a Finder window, and lets you open a terminal for use. In addition, DeepInside for Mac allows the user to get some additional info. and properties on each searched file or folder as well as compare two or more files or folders in order to check if they are the same.

Many programs exist for locating hidden files, but most just allow them to be shown as a whole, without any accompanying search features. DeepInside for Mac's comprehensive viewing capabilities make it a more useful tool, especially for advanced users such as programmers and software developers.

What's new in version 2.0

  • Completely re-designed application
  • Improved search engine
  • Improved file browser with built-in 'Get Info' panel
  • Integration with external binary or dump file viewers
  • Built for OS X 10.9
  • Support of multiple Finder tags (color labels)
  • Two concurrent search jobs

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
December 3, 2013
Latest update
December 3, 2013
Version
2.0
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Mac
Operating System
OS X 10.9, Mac OS X
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
1,793
Downloads Last Week
0

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Developer's Description

Browse and search any files and folders including hidden and system.
Default OS X tools for browse and search files are perfect and quite effective for 90% of everyday tasks but have substantial limitations when you like to get access to system or hidden information. DeepInside 2 is the application for browsing and searching files over all file system, including hidden and special areas. If you are software developer or just enthusiast who likes no know more about OS X (FreeBSD) file system, DeepInside 2 is your choice. DeepInside 2 is App Sandbox compatible application with read-only file system access. It is absolutely secure and contains no functionality that could destroy or change information unintentionally.