Hazel
Hazel
5.0.5

3.4

Hazel free download for Mac
23 January 2021

Create rules for organizing and cleaning folders.

Overview

Hazel is your personal housekeeper, organizing and cleaning folders based on rules you define. Hazel can also manage your trash and uninstall your applications.

Organize your files using a familiar rule interface. Filter on the file's name, type, date, the site or email address it came from and more. And do more than just file. You can set color labels, Spotlight keywords and comments and even archive files. Hazel also cleans, sporting options to clean out incomplete and duplicate downloads. All this is done automatically in the background allowing you to focus on your real work.

In addition, Hazel can manage your Trash for you, relieving you of having to empty it yourself.

What's new in Hazel

Version 5.0.5:
User interface changes:
  • Fixed outdated instruction in App Sweep chapter of the user manual.
Core changes:
  • Last release broke conditions with using the Extension attribute and "starts/ends with", causing crashes in the UI and when executing rules. This should be fixed.
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5
MattSD
07 December 2020
Version: 5.0.3

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Version 5 made a huge step forward by moving to a stand alone app instead of a system preference pane. This change created a much smoother user experience on both Catalina and Big Sur. Hazel is the first app I install on any new Mac and it sits quietly in the background running tasks I've created with Hazel's powerful rule editor. For me it's sorting documents and running them through OCR, managing media files, keeping exported photos organized by date and location, and other repetitive tasks.
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5
F451
22 January 2021
Version: 5.0.5
Version 5 really upped its game. I like it much better as an app verses the previous versions being a Preference Pane. I've been a longtime user of Hazel, and it's because it does so much in the background without me having to do anything but initial setups of what actions I want performed. Now it does even more.
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5
MattSD
07 December 2020
Version: 5.0.3
Version 5 made a huge step forward by moving to a stand alone app instead of a system preference pane. This change created a much smoother user experience on both Catalina and Big Sur. Hazel is the first app I install on any new Mac and it sits quietly in the background running tasks I've created with Hazel's powerful rule editor. For me it's sorting documents and running them through OCR, managing media files, keeping exported photos organized by date and location, and other repetitive tasks.
(1)
1
mckmck
22 November 2020
Version: 5.0.1
It does not work at all on macOS Catalina does not start and does not show the icon in the preferences panel, in short, it does not work at all
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5
RC62
21 November 2020
Version: 5.0.1
Great utility. I have been using Hazel for some years now and depend on it to keep my downloads folder cleaned up. Hazel zips and sorts my application downloads and then moves them to my network repository.
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1
Helmo-Hass
20 November 2020
Version: 5.0.1
If you are still using 10.13.6 i strongly suggest to Stick with 4.x.x, even if they claim its supported, the application has plenty of bugs and UI glitches, 5.0.1 is worst then 5.0 actually, its now obvious that many new softwares releases made to work under Big S will have hard life on previous systems. And today is 10.13 Abandonware DAY. Another farewell
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5
Kozzy49
12 June 2020
Version: 4.4.5
Excellent private eye keeping, everything in order
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5
F451
28 May 2020
Version: 4.4.5
A staple in my System Preferences that does file housekeeping effortlessly and without fail.
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nrombaldi
16 April 2020
Version: 4.4.4
Hi Alex, Need Help...So far so good... but I am trying to get rid of all "duplicates"... the programme is running now 2 days straight... any way I can speed it up? or what should I do... I am afraid to stop running the program as I am not sure if it will start all over again... Is the program running while my lap top screen is off? Not sure if the program was working overnight!
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5
gcoghill
24 March 2020
Version: 4.4.4
It's too difficult to really express how powerful this app is, but if you like to automate stuff on your Mac, Hazel will allow you to do an amazingly deep array of actions. It goes far beyond merely cleaning up files on your desktop and downloads folder. The develop is also very helpful and responsive, and the user community over the app's forum is also helpful.
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1
Cerniagigante
27 February 2020
Version: 4.4.4
I love automation, but Hazel is just too rough for my tastes. It lasted about an hour on my mac. After 4 system preferences hangs and an infinite loop while trying to import piccies into Photos I gave up on it and uninstalled it. Sorry, life is too short to learn how to use something that I can do with some perl/python scripts.
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3.4

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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