Hide Folders
Hide Folders
7.10

4.8

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Hide Folders7.10

20 July 2020

Protect your documents and folders.

Overview

Hide Folders protects your documents and folders.

If you are interested in protecting your documents and folders, Hide Folders is just what you are searching for. With a click, you will conceal files and folders with all their contents. The program is simple and natural to use because it works just as you are used to do things every day with your Mac. With this program, you will protect your files avoiding them to be being modified, seen or erased by other users.

This program uses the standard functionality of the operating system to make folders and files invisible. For the majority of users, any folder or file made invisible becomes inaccessible with standard Finder's windows browsing but please be warned that there are some applications that let you open also invisible files and that experienced users could, with particular expertise, gain access to a folder or file made invisible. Whether you need more advanced levels for protecting your data, there are other free of charge ways, as protecting information on removable media or using Mac OS X FileVault.

What's new in Hide Folders

Version 7.10:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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How would you rate Hide Folders app?

6 Reviews of Hide Folders

5
marillion
13 January 2012
Version: 6.0

Most helpful

I have just downloaded this from their website, does what it says on the tin, reg needed for password protection which was £12. Very pleased.
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artie505
21 July 2020
Version: 7.10
$20 to make my files invisible? SPARE ME!
(0)
5
marillion
13 January 2012
Version: 6.0
I have just downloaded this from their website, does what it says on the tin, reg needed for password protection which was £12. Very pleased.
(1)
Demoray
20 October 2009
Version: 5.0
The link on this page downloads version 3.1, not 5.0 as indicated. However the developers site has the correct version available.
(0)
Mac66graphics
24 August 2009
Version: 2008
hide folder is "free" to download, BUT when you go to use it, uou have to pay $24.95, hoping you'll be sucked into using it. For that reason, I'll pass on this application. IT said Free license, Free download in macupdate list.
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SpringheelMac
31 July 2008
Version: 2008
Great program, but I ran into a problem. For reasons having nothing whatsoever to do with "Hide Folders" I had to wipe my internal drive and do a clean install of OSX. To my horror, upon re-installing "Hide Folders", the folder I had made invisible on my external hard drive can't be found. Even when I do a spotlight search I can't locate the invisible files (which I could even when the folder they were in was invisible before). Is there anyway to reverse this? I believe they are still on the drive, as the space available hasn't changed. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
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4.75
Flyingllama
26 September 2005
Version: 1.0
Nice and simple, no bugs found. Although, should should only be used for securing files against your grandma or baby sister, as anyone could just type in "cd [path of folder]" and then "ls -a", which would list all of the files and folders, including invisible ones. Still, it does what it claims simply, so five stars. llama :)
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$19.95Buy Now

4.8

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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