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URLfriend for Mac

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Key Details of URLfriend

  • HyperCard stack opens any URL; full-screen notes
  • Last updated on 5/22/2015
  • There have been 3 updates
  • Virus scan status:

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


Developer's Description

HyperCard stack opens any URL; full-screen notes
With one full-page, full-screen card for each URL, it--
  • Opens any URL in any browser; and enables instant switching among browsers;
  • Helps you keep very detailed notes on every one;
  • Generates a clickable category list, showing number of URLs in each category, and then sublists of each URL therein, clickable to the URL card itself;
  • Enables easy massaging of outdated URLs without losing the original, needed for archival search in "The Wayback Machine";
  • Can create cross referenced links between duplicate or separate URL cards;
  • Can sort URL cards: by title, by URL, by category, by first visit, by last visit, by web-page date, by browser, by your "star" rating, by 'who': author, webmaster, etc.;
  • Plus other tweaks and knacks:
    • 6 specialized 'Find' buttons for the stack, besides HyperCard's own cmd-F
    • Toggle button (back and forth between 2 cards)
    • Special button for automatic copy-paste of old URL in The Internet Archive's "Wayback Machine" for quick retrieval of defunct websites
    • Button for automatic date plus note-entry position at start or end of Notes field
    • Automatic re-formatting hot-key for copy-pasted material (ever try to copy white type from a web page?)
    • Any card can include other hotlinks to Web besides its main URL
    • Has a large-format design (7 1/2 x 10 3/4) with vivid user-friendly lettering and buttons
    • Stack window is slightly smaller than screen; remains always open for instant switching between it and one or more open browsers
    • Slow-or-fast 'skim-card' option, for the whole stack, or given category
    • Choice of browser on every card, independent of any other cardÃ?¢??s existing or re- chosen browser
    • Can import a categorized [stack] of URLs from an HTML list of your existing "bookmarks" or "favorites"
    • Can export URLs to a 2-column HTML list: category titles, and URLs themselves by category
    • Automatic back-up prompt when quitting
and all this in less than a megabyte, for 1,500+ URL-cards in my current stack. (Those 1,500 URLs not included in download ...)

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
March 24, 2003
Latest update
May 22, 2015
Version
1.0
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Mac
Operating System
Mac OS X, Mac OS Classic
Additional Requirements
PPC Mac OS 9 or higher
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
52
Downloads Last Week
0

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