Updates to two utilities to create and edit metadata in extended attributes, which work better with Spotlight search. Now compatible with Catalina.
With recent privacy protection, notarization requirements, and extended checking of executable code, it’s getting more common for an app not to launch. What can you do when that happens?
Three apps in new versions which automatically check for updates, and will download them for you when you wish.
Brings a new Stripper tool to remove xattrs in bulk, extensive Help, and a code integrity check.
Second of two, here looking at quarantine of documents, what it means, how it occurs. Much more common than apps, but mysterious.
First of two articles – this looking at how quarantine works for apps and other executables, details of the flag itself, how it behaves, and more.
This page is for your support questions and comments on my free extended attribute editor xattred, and my […]
A simple utility to remove the many quarantine flags which are written when sandboxed apps open movies, PDF, JPEG and other files, and can cause problems.
Do we really need tens of thousands of spurious quarantine flags attached to perfectly good documents?
Small changes in tables which allow you to navigate using the cursor keys – but should greatly improve their usability. Recommended for all users.