Nine more free apps available as Universal binaries, from Cirrus to xattred.
They’re Base-64 encoded data which is related to the Finder Alias. Here’s how to resolve them in an app, at the command line, and in code.
Five different classes of metadata, from file system attributes to embedded Info.plist files, explained and explored.
A quick tour of this unique utility, and a recommended update for it which brings control over text size, auto-updates, and more.
A minor but worthwhile upgrade to this utility which provides bookmarks and aliases, reveals inode numbers, and much more.
This page is for your support questions and comments on my free utilities Precize, Alifix and alisma, which […]
You try to open a document – in this case, one of Firefox’s bookmarks – and nothing happens. What could be wrong? It turns out it’s a bug, of course. But where?
So resolving an Alias doesn’t always update data in the Alias file, even though it returns the correct path when possible. This is becoming a mess.
Links – hard links, symlinks, and Finder Aliases – are the most complex and confusing of simple concepts in computing. Do they get any better after research?
It’s all too easy to change the information in a Finder Alias when you’re inspecting it. Here’s how to avoid that, and a new version of Precize to help.