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Chop is basically a droplet that lets you manage file/folder ownership and permissions.

Chop lets you recursively modify the permissions of a folder and its entire content, treating the enclosed files and folders INDEPENDENTLY. This means, for example, that with ONE simple drag & drop operation, you could set all the files (enclosed in the folder you drag & drop onto Chop) to be rw-rw-r-- (664) and all the subfolders to be rwxrwxr-x (775). In fact it is often requested to give executable privileges to folders and not to files.

Chop lets you change ownership and permissions of a single file or folder (without modifying more...


Mac OS X 10.2 or later

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fcargb Member IconReview-1

Does not work with Lion/Mountain Lion because it is still a PowerPC app (!!!!!!!!!!!)

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Version 1.0b

http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/6440/batchmod ?

Anonymous Member IconReview

the fact that I can specify whether I want to change EITHER files OR folders recursively (and I'm not forced to apply the same privileges to both) it's exactly what I was looking for . Amazing ! Thanks!

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Version 1.0
Anonymous Member IconReview

Great! I love the way it deletes .DS_Store files: really fast! Great website too...

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Downloads 5,257
Version Downloads 2,847
License Free
Date 20 Sep 2003
Platform OS X / PPC 32
Price Free
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