The equivalent of cmp, only it works on extended attributes rather than file data.
Tools for editing metadata which is generally well-preserved, including copyright and keywords. Now native on all Macs.
Lightweight metadata editor now runs native on Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.
This can now be incorporated into your own scripts, to check the integrity of important files automatically.
Supporting 16 different types of metadata, from Authors to Version, you don’t need to know how they are stored, etc.
Five different classes of metadata, from file system attributes to embedded Info.plist files, explained and explored.
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?
A nimbler version of Dintch is designed to drag and drop files and smaller folders to tag then and check their integrity.
More about checking the integrity of files on macOS, with a new version of a free utility, news of the next apps, and error-correcting code perhaps?
To check the integrity of important documents, we’re going to calculate their SHA256 digests. But where should those be stored if HFS+ and APFS don’t have a suitable attribute?