PlistEdit Pro
PlistEdit Pro
1.9.2

4.4

PlistEdit Pro free download for Mac

PlistEdit Pro1.9.2

04 April 2020

Property list editor.

Overview

PlistEdit Pro is the most advanced property list editor written for Mac OS X. Property list files are used throughout OS X, and with PlistEdit Pro, users can easily change these files and exert finer control over their systems. You can use PlistEdit Pro in your development work, and its built-in preference file browser lets you explore and tweak your system's settings to your heart's content.

Features
  • Full drag and drop and copy/paste support
  • Full keyboard navigation of the interface
  • The ability to view and edit a property list both in an outline and as raw text
  • Support for editing both plist and JSON files
  • Extensive Applescript support, for automating processes involving property list files
  • Property list definitions, which make editing common forms of property lists less cumbersome
  • Full multi-level undo support
  • Powerful find/replace capabilities
  • A built-in window to browse through your preference files
  • Customizable fonts

What's new in PlistEdit Pro

Version 1.9.2:
  • Collapsing the plist text view is now remembered with other window state when opening documents
  • Improved behavior of using tab and shift-tab to navigate cells in outline view
  • Fixed a bug where plist text wouldn't be editable after saving the document
  • Ensure the outline view has initial focus when creating or opening a document

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How would you rate PlistEdit Pro app?

14 Reviews of PlistEdit Pro

loganpoulsen
13 June 2020
Version: 1.9.2

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Is plist edit pro safe to download. Is there any viruses?
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loganpoulsen
13 June 2020
Version: 1.9.2
Is plist edit pro safe to download. Is there any viruses?
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Helmo-Hass
27 September 2018
Version: 1.9
Fixed an issue where the "ask to revert" message shown when a document is modified elsewhere could be displayed several times instead of just once. Improved display of floating point numbers to avoid showing unnecessary fraction digits. Sure someone like me who just dont want blindly follow this APPLEMUSTUPGRADE insanity obviously deserve to keep those bugs ad aeternum! THANKS
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2.5
Atalantia
03 May 2018
Version: 1.8.7
Revert to saved doesn't work anymore.
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Mikael-B
22 April 2015
Version: 1.8.1
Didn't even open one plist-file of all I tried in OS X 10.9. No file opened, no error message, nothing. I don't have time for this. Half a point for supplying a demo at least.

In contrast PrefEdit from Marcel Bresink worked at first try. It's only about a third in price too.
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5
Philosopherdog
18 October 2014
Version: 1.8
If you're doing some serious business with Plist files then xcode can be cumbersome. Thankfully you don't have to suffer since there is PlistEdit Pro.
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5
7h31ll3g4l
16 September 2011
Version: 1.7
new version 1.7 it's only crash
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RJC.NJNYC
29 January 2011
Version: 1.6
I downloaded v1.6, but File Info states its v1.5.
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5
Pneshati
30 December 2010
Version: 1.5
This truly is an amazing little piece of software. Especially useful for people who don't want to download Xcode (which is more than a gigabyte in compressed form), this product is far more useful than Apple's Property List Editor, as it show items in Binary (Standard Plist), ASCII, and XML formats. It only has competition from the freeware program Pref Setter, an application which seemingly lost support in 2008. While Pref Setter has a more "user-intuitive" interface, it is lacking in real features, such as changing the format. In a nutshell, if you like your tools to be weak, obsolete, but nice-looking, sure, keep your money and use Pref Setter. However, if you're looking for something more powerful that is getting updates more regularly, pitch in the towel and buy PlistEditPro. For $30 USD, it's a really good buy. I am aware that the last update for PlistEditPro was Halloween of 2009, but the developer, Brian Webster, delivered an update for another one of his applications this past November. Another feature that I failed to mention earlier is that PlistEditPro has AppleScript support. This is very useful for parsing a .plist file, except it is possible to use System Events to accomplish the same task.
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Xenophile
30 May 2009
Version: 1.4.1
Check out Pref Setter, it's comparable to PlistEdit Pro except that it's free.
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Xplicit
11 February 2009
Version: 1.4.1
With every copy of Mac OS X comes Apple's Property List Editor (install the developer stuff). I guess, comparing the features of both apps, it does the same, oh, and it's free.
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Easer
02 November 2007
Version: 1.3.1
Does the free Pref Setter do the same thing? I honestly don't know. I use Apple's free program, but I remember coming across Pref Setter awhile back. http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/17002/pref-setter
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Lexicon5
02 November 2007
Version: 1.3.1
Well Property List Editor has not failed me yet and it's FREE. I could see $10.00 but no WAY $24.95. At $24.95 you brush aside those that might need it but find the price too steep. Price it at $10 or $15 and you get more customers. More customers means more money if your product works. As for now, the only comments and reviews people are seeing is "Price Too High" and a paid advertisement by a friend of or the developer.
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5
Maruko-Drinking-Team
05 June 2006
Version: 1.2.1
Look, sure, you don't need this app if you are a Mac developer. But if you are, you don't want to use a text editor. That might be fine if you only need to make a couple of edits. And Apple's plist tool is only very slightly better. If you are frequently revising plist files used in complex apps, they often contain long lists of default preferences, configuration info, etc., and PlistEdit Pro will save you a lot of time: smart row-based cut and paste, drag and drop, undo, the ability to duplicate large dictionaries and arrays (or any property list data), and intelligent search features that understand keys and values and let you restrict searching to either or both. If you do much Mac development, the time savings and convenience easily justify the inexpensive price.
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Anonymous
13 January 2005
Version: 1.1.1
I don't really see where the niche for this app lies. plist files are just text files. If you're a developer or 'property list power user' you'll probably want to use your regular text editor on them. If you're not a power user, it's unlikely you'll want to pay $25 for a slight improvement on what's freely available from Apple.
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4.4

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
License: 
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