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FolderBrander
FolderBrander
4.1
FolderBrander free download for Mac

FolderBrander

Version 2.4

Change folder icons in the Finder sidebar.

$9.95
This app is no longer supported by it's developer. You can find similar apps here.

FolderBrander overview

FolderBrander lets you quickly and easily alter the look of your folders. Mac OS X lets you keep folders in the Dock and the Finder's sidebar. This makes accessing frequently used folders quick and easy. The problem is that without customized folder icons, you cannot tell the folders apart. In many cases, having a short text label over an icon makes it much easier to tell what's in the folder. However, creating such an icon using a graphic app and an icon app can be difficult and time-consuming.

Just pick a base icon and type in a short text label. Two sliders let you rotate and skew the text to match the orientation and perspective of the base icon. To position the text, simply click and drag.

Features:

  • Easily add text to folder icon
  • Rotate/skew text
  • Add text effects
  • Extensible with your own base icons

What’s new in version 2.4

Updated on Sep 30 2012

Version 2.4:
  • Now works on MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Information

License

Shareware

Size

3.7 MB

Downloads

56618

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
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cjoconnell77
cjoconnell77
Sep 27 2020
2.4
5.0
Sep 27 2020
5.0
Version: 2.4
Does what I need Good Support
amaloney
amaloney
Oct 28 2019
2.4
5.0
Oct 28 2019
5.0
Version: 2.4
FB website has msg: "We're sorry but FolderBrander is no longer available." FB has been retired.
Mully
Mully
Mar 26 2019
2.4
5.0
Mar 26 2019
5.0
Version: 2.4
Just loaded Folder Brander on Mojave 10.14.3 and it works as before. Love this app so that it works on Mojave is a real plus.
DerKrobsen
DerKrobsen
Dec 26 2018
2.4
5.0
Dec 26 2018
5.0
Version: 2.4
Great app that makes life easier on your desktop. Mojave says it will need updating for next release. Hope it is.
Rafaelgonzalez
Rafaelgonzalez
Nov 23 2018
2.4
5.0
Nov 23 2018
5.0
Version: 2.4
Great and easy to use
Jacar9
Jacar9
Jul 26 2016
2.4
5.0
Jul 26 2016
5.0
Version: 2.4
Have used Folder Brander for years and love how easy it is to use and how I can now find all my "stuff" in such neatly labelled folders.
dhwebber
dhwebber
May 27 2014
2.4
5.0
May 27 2014
5.0
Version: 2.4
This is one neat program. It is easy to master, does what it claims to do, no crashes, and just adds an awesome look to folders.
A2mandel
A2mandel
Mar 11 2014
2.4
4.0
Mar 11 2014
4.0
Version: 2.4
Being able to highlight my folders in different colors and styles makes it much easier to find things. Only reason I didn't give 5 stars is that the program hasn't been updated in quite a while.
Toots
Toots
Mar 28 2013
2.4
4.0
Mar 28 2013
4.0
Version: 2.4
Enjoying personalising my folders everywhere on my Macs. Lots of fun. CpB
Sunapics
Sunapics
Mar 15 2013
2.4
4.5
Mar 15 2013
4.5
Version: 2.4
Very nice, easy to use. If only it worked on folders in the sidebar it would have got the full 5* all round! Note- it displays on folders inside Adobe Bridge which is a nice bonus!
Ferlong
Ferlong
Mar 15 2013
2.4
4.5
Mar 15 2013
4.5
Version: 2.4
Excellent product that needs a few tweeks. Easy to use and is especially useful when teamed with other software like Desktop Shelves. Needs the ability to Left-Center-Right justify text.
ALFmacUTD
ALFmacUTD
Mar 14 2013
2.4
5.0
Mar 14 2013
5.0
Version: 2.4
On first use, I was impressed with ease of use and feature set (e.g., font adjustment).
rob-35
rob-35
Mar 14 2013
2.4
0.0
Mar 14 2013
0.0
Version: 2.4
Hi, where are the folder images stored? If I upgrade in the future, will the folder images be lost? Or are they backed up somewhere?
Ppod
Ppod
Mar 6 2013
2.4
4.5
Mar 6 2013
4.5
Version: 2.4
Used the App only a few times, but so it's great.
willregla
willregla
Nov 21 2012
2.4
5.0
Nov 21 2012
5.0
Version: 2.4
Just what I was looking for to easily customize folders I keep in my dock. Works as described, and lots of creative freedom!
Mikeathome
Mikeathome
Nov 21 2011
2.3.5
4.0
Nov 21 2011
4.0
Version: 2.3.5
Nice overall, but I'd like more control over text. I just wrote to Yellow Mug suggesting the following improvements: 1. Add choice of left, center and right justify. 2. Add ability to select vertical position of first text line. 3. Add ability to kern.
Albertross
Albertross
Mar 28 2011
2.3.2
5.0
Mar 28 2011
5.0
Version: 2.3.2
So much easier to find files after using Folder Brander
Borisd
Borisd
Feb 21 2011
2.3.1
4.5
Feb 21 2011
4.5
Version: 2.3.1
Easy to use + saves time + the result is really nice to see (Well, I designed it ;-)
Mookzmom
Mookzmom
Jan 26 2011
2.3.1
5.0
Jan 26 2011
5.0
Version: 2.3.1
I know there are ways to do this manually, but being a noob, AND a granny, I have trouble remembering all the steps. This app makes it so much easier for folks like me to make folders that stand out and are more easily identified. I'm hoping the person who makes this app will add more variety soon, though, as I enjoy playing in the colors!
The-Captain
The-Captain
Jan 26 2011
2.3.1
5.0
Jan 26 2011
5.0
Version: 2.3.1
Like all Yellow Mug Software programs, simple and easy to use. Most of all, useful! New Mac graphics are great but many general folders look a like! Now you can spot them faster & easier with custom text making your work flow faster!
$9.95
This app is no longer supported by it's developer. You can find similar apps here.

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