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PlistEdit Pro for Mac

Property list editor.

$29.95
In English
Version 1.9.7
4.4
Based on 9 user rates

PlistEdit Pro 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 version 1.9.7

  • Fixed a crash on startup for some users with an old out of bounds preference value setting.
  • Fixed a bug where the "ask to revert" alert could be shown multiple times for the same document when returning to PlistEdit Pro.
  • When reading sandboxed preference files, added an explanation to the new permission prompt shown by macOS Sonoma.
  • Fixed a bug where sometimes pressing the tab key while in the outline view would advance focus to the find field or text view instead of starting to edit the selected key.
  • Added a new preference that will make pressing the return key advanced to editing the next row instead of just stopping the current edit session.

PlistEdit Pro for Mac

$29.95
In English
Version 1.9.7
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4.4

(15 Reviews of PlistEdit Pro)

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Aargl
Aargl
Aug 4 2023
1.9.6
4.0
Aug 4 2023
4.0
Version: 1.9.6
Although there are many alternatives, even free ones, this is the best of its kind. Compared to Prefs Editor or PrefEdit, which only allows editing of ~/Preferences files, PlistEdit Pro allows editing of any plist file wherever they are. My only regret is that the text panel doesn't follow the line that you're editing, so, if you want to check the text version in a long file, you have to scroll until you find it visually. I usually use BBEdit in such case. Note that the Find command applies by default to the tree panel, but if you click in the text panel before, it will search in that panel instead — I've only discovered it while I'm typing this review... ;-)
loganpoulsen
loganpoulsen
Jun 13 2020
1.9.2
0.0
Jun 13 2020
0.0
Version: 1.9.2
Is plist edit pro safe to download. Is there any viruses?
Helmo-Hass
Helmo-Hass
Sep 27 2018
1.9
0.0
Sep 27 2018
0.0
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
Atalantia
Atalantia
May 3 2018
1.8.7
2.5
May 3 2018
2.5
Version: 1.8.7
Revert to saved doesn't work anymore.
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
Apr 22 2015
1.8.1
0.0
Apr 22 2015
0.0
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.
Aargl
Aargl
Aug 4 2023
1.9.6
4.0
Aug 4 2023
4.0
Version: 1.9.6
makareim
makareim
Mar 15 2022
1.9.3
5.0
Mar 15 2022
5.0
Version: 1.9.3
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Sep 27 2018
5.0
Sep 27 2018
5.0
Version: null
Atalantia
Atalantia
May 3 2018
2.5
May 3 2018
2.5
Version: null
Philosopherdog
Philosopherdog
Oct 18 2014
5.0
Oct 18 2014
5.0
Version: null
Adbait
Adbait
Oct 31 2013
3.5
Oct 31 2013
3.5
Version: null
7h31ll3g4l
7h31ll3g4l
Sep 16 2011
5.0
Sep 16 2011
5.0
Version: null
Pneshati
Pneshati
Dec 30 2010
5.0
Dec 30 2010
5.0
Version: null
Maruko-Drinking-Team
Jun 5 2006
5.0
Version: null