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FileType is a program to change the file types (type- and creator-codes) of any file under MacOS. You can save the file types you use in a database so you don't have to remember them.

What's New

Version 1.0.1 adds the following:
  • Removed a error message which showed up when there was no entry in the database
  • Added "Select All" menu option for list in edit database window
  • Added possibility to delete rows in list boxes using the backspace or delete key
  • "Remove" button in main window now deletes all selected entries
  • Added possibility to move rows through holding down more...


MacOS 8.5 or later, CarbonLib 1.3 or later

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Fairly good balance of features and simplicity. Also it applies the changes faster (and more consistently) than the other type/creator changers I've just tried.

It does take up a lot of room though. It would be really nice to have the UI switch to a small drop window that I could keep on screen without cluttering. If possible, this would be great as a Konfabulator/Dashboard widget.

Also this version can't close in OS X 10.4.2 without crashing, hence the bad mark on Stability.

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Version 1.0.1
Kurt Radtke Member Icon+0
Kurt Radtke

An excellent little application - fills a need and does it well. Makes it easy to come back and use again because of the database. Just a little trial and error and you're in control. I'm looking forward to updates from a really great start.

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Version 0.91b
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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 9,386
Version Downloads 4,579
License Free
Date 22 Apr 2002
Platform OS Classic / OS X / PPC 32
Price Free
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