Where to see them, how they’re constructed, Apple’s rules, how they are created, and how even Apple doesn’t use them according to its own rules.
Forty supported apps and 6 command tools, all free, explained and linked in this new menu. And info on macOS 12 compatibility of key apps.
Some apps nap, others enter the realm of the undead: they’ve gone, but are being kept in suspended animation. And Rosetta can keep them that way for a long time.
How many apps have you got? Can you remember what they all do? Do you fancy a utility to help you categorise them flexibly and intelligently?
If grouping apps by Application Categories won’t help you find them, here’s a method using metadata which you can customise.
Have you tried arranging items in the Finder using Groups? Detailed insights into what this does, and how it works with apps.
A new Updates category here can alert you to the latest macOS updates, and those to my free apps too.
The current macOS implementation of preferences is appalling design in every respect, and is essentially undocumented even for developers. Is this the way that macOS is heading?
Have you ever tried removing or editing a preference file, to no effect? This explains why that happens, and how to get changes to work properly.
Problems with preference files can easily crash an app, even when the file looks fine, and its permissions are correct. Here’s why and how.