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A Better Finder Attributes for Mac

Change file creation and modification dates.

$24.95
In English
4.0
Based on 31 user rates

A Better Finder Attributes overview

A Better Finder Attributes allows you to change JPEG & RAW shooting dates, JPEG EXIF meta-data tags, file creation & modification dates, file flags and deal with invisible files.

Correct EXIF Digital Photo Shooting Timestamps

A Better Finder Attributes allows you to manipulate JPEG, CR2, NEF, ARF, RAF, SR2, CRW & CIFF EXIF timestamps at will by setting them to specific times or batch adjusting them by adding and removing time (useful for correcting the timestamps of images taken with a digital camera with a incorrectly set clock and to compensate for timezone changes).

Correct Finder Sorting for Digital Photos

A Better Finder Attributes also allows you to synchronize the file creation and modification dates with the shooting dates of JPEG EXIF as well as a wide variety of RAW formats, so that files sort properly in the Finder and other systems.

Change, Add & Remove JPEG EXIF Meta-Data

A Better Finder Attributes allows the most commonly used JPEG EXIF meta-data tags, such as copyright & owner information, camera & lens specifactions, some exposure information and much else besides to be directly manipulated.

You can strip JPEG EXIF information from a file altogether, strip GPS and IPTC location data or edit individual tags.

Total File Creation & Modification Date Control

A Better Finder Attributes gives you total control over file creation and modification dates, setting them to specific times and dates, adding or removing time or simply removing them altogether.

Setting Mac File Flags

A Better Finder Attributes supports setting all common Mac file system flags. You can set whether or not file extensions appear in the Finder, batch lock or unlock files, set or remove legacy creation & type codes, remove invisible files, restart the Finder in a special mode that shows invisible files, batch set Finder labels and force Finder updates.

Showing & Deleting Invisible Files

A Better Finder Attributes can delete invisible files, such as .DS_Store, that can lead to problems when delivering files to non-Mac systems and play havoc with Unix tools such as version control and archiving tools.

On top of this A Better Finder Attributes has a special "Show Invisible Files" feature hidden in the "Tools" menu that switches the Finder to a special mode in which invisible files become visible

Other Noteworthy Features
  • Batch operation
  • Create Droplets for automated processing
  • Drag-and-drop into the file list or onto the application icon
  • Select files in the Finder and activate A Better Finder Attributes via the Finder context menu or via a hot key
  • Automatically deals with file date consistency rules
  • Separate processing for files and folders, batch processing of sub-folders
  • Additionally, A Better Finder Attributes gives you control over:
    • Whether or not file extensions appear in the Finder
    • Batch locking or unlocking of files
    • Setting or removing legacy creator and type codes
    • Removing invisible files
    • Seeing invisible files in the Finder
    • Batch setting of Finder labels
    • Forcing the Finder to update its information about files and folders

What’s new in version 7.32

  • The new version adds improved support for the QuickTime Creation Date field.
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A Better Finder Attributes for Mac

$24.95
In English
Version 7.32
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OhEssex
OhEssex
Jun 9 2021
7.12
0.0
Jun 9 2021
0.0
Version: 7.12
Functionality of the software aside, the name of the program is a total pain because of the ridiculous length it has. When using this program, it ends up displacing many of my menubar items because my screen width isn't wide enough to hold everything. I guess I should be thankful the program isn't called "The World's Greatest Attribute Editor Available For The Macintosh Computer"
ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
Mar 29 2021
7.10
1.0
Mar 29 2021
1.0
Version: 7.10
I will never use software whose name includes "a better"... In fact, better than what ?
Mcr
Mcr
Jan 5 2021
7.08
5.0
Jan 5 2021
5.0
Version: 7.08
this is now a universal binary app supporting Intel and Apple Silicon chips natively
Mcr
Mcr
Oct 20 2020
7.03
5.0
Oct 20 2020
5.0
Version: 7.03
MACUPDATE, another app that is now Universal (Intel and Apple Silicon). Need to start updating the MU website to indicate Universal compatibility. Developers already have access to Apple Silicon developer machines and Apple says it will release a production Apple Silicon mac before the end of the year. Probably will be announced at next month's scheduled Apple Event.
Mcr
Mcr
Oct 1 2020
7.01
5.0
Oct 1 2020
5.0
Version: 7.01
It should be noted that the minimum OS requirement for version 7.00 was listed as Yosemite (10.10), but the minimum OS requirement for version 7.01 is El Capitan (10.11). Very unusual to change OS requirements as part of dot-oh, maintenance release. I"ve not confirmed this myself, just FYI to anyone who owns Yosemite, make sure 7.01 runs before you delete your copy of 7.00 (and keep your copy of 6.x too in case that was an error listing 7.0 as compatible with Yosemite).
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Feb 25 2023
7.26
5.0
Feb 25 2023
5.0
Version: 7.26
makareim
makareim
Nov 13 2022
7.24
5.0
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5.0
Version: 7.24
Humiston
Humiston
May 4 2022
7.19
1.0
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1.0
Version: 7.19
LKN G-Man
LKN G-Man
Apr 16 2022
7.19
5.0
Apr 16 2022
5.0
Version: 7.19
Mcr
Mcr
Jun 9 2021
7.12
5.0
Jun 9 2021
5.0
Version: 7.12
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Drdul
Feb 26 2019
5.0
Feb 26 2019
5.0
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TDark555
Apr 19 2018
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5.0
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4.5
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4.5
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4.0
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4.0
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jeanms@span.ch
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3.0
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Pross42
Sep 14 2017
3.5
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3.5
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1.0
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1.0
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Jan 25 2017
5.0
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5.0
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Feb 2 2016
4.5
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4.5
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RoyPDX
Sep 12 2015
5.0
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5.0
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mailbox-paul-turner
May 11 2015
3.0
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3.0
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Littletree76
Dec 5 2013
1.0
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1.0
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Widber
Nov 26 2013
5.0
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5.0
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Pedromator
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5.0
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Mike-Grace
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4.0
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4.0
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anonymous-skink-4606
Feb 13 2013
4.0
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4.0
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stepode
stepode
Sep 4 2012
4.0
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4.0
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geol
Jul 3 2012
4.0
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4.0
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Liam-
Jun 28 2012
3.5
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3.5
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Bleech-Jef
May 9 2012
5.0
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5.0
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Paul-paris
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5.0
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gluhring
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5.0
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slavka-1
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Gsteiner
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5.0
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Jan 19 2008
4.0
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ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
Jan 11 2030
7.10
1.0
Jan 11 2030
1.0
Version: 7.10