Last of 3 articles explains how macOS selects and starts the app with which to open a document which you double-clicked/tapped.
The greatest skill in memory is not the remembering, but knowing what to forget – something that macOS is useless at. Why doesn’t it clear out its old crud?
Now surveys and warns of items like apps which could become impaired with over-enthusiastic stripping of xattrs, etc. Great in Dark Mode too.
A first alpha release, which appears stable and almost fully functional, but will cause havoc if used inappropriately.
Improvements for all, but most particularly for full compatibility with Mojave. Have you seen these running in Dark Mode?
Now has 3 ways to open a file, including drag and drop, which also lets you open folders as well.
New version with a xattr Scanner, to find and analyse types of xattr you didn’t know existed, how often they occur, and more.
First full releases of two free tools to edit metadata which can greatly help Spotlight search. Complete with docs and Help books.
Adds display of the total size of xattrs, total data fork size, and their sum in its window.
I claimed (from a guess) that there might be 0.8 GB of xattrs in my Home folder. I was wildly wrong: there are actually over 3.8 GB. Here’s how xattrs are distributed.