EagleFiler
EagleFiler
1.9.6
4.3
0.0
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EagleFiler for Mac1.9.6

10 November 2021

Archive and search documents of various formats.

What is EagleFiler for Mac

EagleFiler makes managing your information easy. It lets you archive and search mail, Web pages, PDF files, word processing documents, images, and more. Use it to collect information from a variety of sources. Browse different types of files using a standard three-pane interface. Organize them into folders and annotate them with tags and notes, or leave everything in one folder and pin-point the information you need using the live search. Since EagleFiler stores its library in Finder format, you can use it in concert with the other tools in your Mac ecosystem

EagleFiler in a nutshell:

  • With a single keypress, import Web pages, mail messages, or any file on your Mac
  • EagleFiler stores them in an open format: regular files and folders that are fully accessible to your other applications
  • Optionally: encrypt the files, add tags, notes, color-coded labels, and other metadata
  • Browse by folder or by tag, or use the live search to find the information you need (faster than Spotlight)
  • View, edit, or create documents directly in EagleFiler's streamlined interface, or double-click to edit using another application

EagleFiler is a digital filing cabinet, a research assistant, and a snippet collector. You can use it to write a journal, track all the files for a project or job, save your favorite Web articles, store financial statements, run a paperless office, plan a trip, collect your course notes, archive your e-mail correspondence, search mailing list archives, research a purchase, remember recipes to cook or books to read, store scientific papers, gather legal case notes, or assemble a scrapbook. It's the most flexible tool on your Mac

What's new in EagleFiler

Version 1.9.6:
  • Worked around a problem where an Apple Mail error on macOS 12 could prevent the capture key from working.
  • The EagleFiler ‣ Add command in MailMate now preserves the IMAP keywords of the selected messages as tags in EagleFiler.
  • Improved the display of e-mail messages that have no plain text part.
  • Worked around a macOS bug that caused the Set Filename/Title/etc. contextual menu commands from working with the selected text in a Web archive.
  • The bookmarklets instructions now explain how to disable repeated permissions prompts in Firefox.
  • EagleFiler now reports a better error when a message in Gmail’s All Mail mailbox can’t be imported due to Apple Mail’s optimized storage.
  • The Open in Browser button in the Errors window can now work on multiple selected errors at a time.
  • Worked around a problem where minor damage to EagleFiler’s database could prevent searches within a tag from working.
  • Updated the crash reporter for macOS 12 Monterey.
  • EagleFiler now declares notch compatibility for the new MacBook Pros.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when dragging and dropping to the records list.
  • Fixed a bug where EagleFiler would report an error when using a custom text highlight color.
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What needs improvements

Design

EagleFiler qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
4.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0
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mrstucci1951
mrstucci1951
Nov 22 2020
1.9.1
5.0
Nov 22 2020
5.0
Version: 1.9.1
I am so impressed with the app and it's capabilities but mostly I am impressed with how responsive the developer is! My goodness, it seems to me he never rests-he is always willing to tweak the software to accommodate everyone's wants/needs in using his app. When you post to the EF Forum and say that there is something that isn't working right or you wish it could do this or that, Michael is always on top of things and will work with you to get it right. As far as I am concerned, Michael gets a Gold Star!
Sampler
Sampler
Apr 15 2020
1.8.13
5.0
Apr 15 2020
5.0
Version: 1.8.13
Indispensable! I store everything here: tax documents, check images for bookkeeping, invoices, thousands of web links, notes. Before EagleFiler, i had bought and tried Journler, Yojimbo, and Devonthink Pro Office, in that order, each for over a year. Each fell short. I've used EF since 2009.. I've asked many questions and reported a bug or two over the years. The dev, Michael Tsai, replies quickly and always with helpful answers or explanations. His updates are always substantive. Highly recommended!
gtrher
gtrher
Dec 15 2019
1.8.10
5.0
Dec 15 2019
5.0
Version: 1.8.10
i am so glad i found this app! had a mac since 1992. first time to have a laptop. have a TON of pop email to archive but be searchable. running into all sorts of issue since i'm not using migration assistant. want to start fresh. enter eaglefiler. tried a few apps before i found this beauty. wasn't what i was wanting, then bam! easily + quickly i had about 62,000+ emails organized by mailbox and searchable. saw that i could also use it for websites and did a few to check it out. will be like having a searchable brain. just what i need! happy camper.
daveyarddave
daveyarddave
Feb 19 2019
1.8.6
5.0
Feb 19 2019
5.0
Version: 1.8.6
I recently reported a bug to the EagleFiler developer and he immediately wrote back and promised a fix. Sure enough just a few days later he sent me a beta that fixed the issue. I tested EagleFiler, Yojimbo, and one of the Devon products - all 3 had the features I needed (storing away receipts and other pdf's, tagging, smart folders and the ability to add a quick note), but EagleFiler won me over with customer service. It's been around forever and the developer is still dedicated to constantly improving it.
BobbyThompsonRocks
BobbyThompsonRocks
Nov 29 2017
1.8.1
2.0
Nov 29 2017
2.0
Version: 1.8.1
The tagging situation within the app is quite annoying.

The app has used the conversion of using underscores in Tags instead of spaces (based on the idea that this makes them easier to type). Of course, since these tags are inherited by the Mac OS X operating system, if you use a tag with a space outside of the app, and try using the same tag inside the app, they are not compatible.

The end result when you are browsing the system are two sets of the same tag, for example:
Software Application
Software_Application

The only way to keep them tagged the same is to manually re-tag ALL your tags outside of EagleFilter with the underscore version, and re-learn to never use spaces in tag names...

So the burden is on the user to change your habits as opposed to supporting the existing standard supported by Mac OS X and several other applications.
Fonsr
Fonsr
Dec 19 2016
1.7.2
5.0
Dec 19 2016
5.0
Version: 1.7.2
Question: I have been using Paperless by Mariner. Will Eagle Flier do all that Paperless does? For example, I use paperless to create expense reports. Using given parameters it will search and select the files that meet that criteria and create a "smart" container from which I can create a report. Does Eagle Filer have that ability? I do not know how to rate this app since I do not have it, so do not pay attention to the star rating I gave it in order to submit this question.
Funjoy
Funjoy
Dec 6 2016
1.7.2
5.0
Dec 6 2016
5.0
Version: 1.7.2
I switched to EagleFiler from years of using DEVONthink Pro. I finally got too annoyed with some of DTP's user interface inconsistencies, and the obnoxious way that its Sorter gets reinstalled after every update, ignoring (and resetting) the Preferences to leave it uninstalled. DTP does a lot, and does a lot well, but I've really come to appreciate the core functionality of EagleFiler. For one thing, all documents are easily found in the Finder if necessary. The user interface is clear, clean and consistent. And the email archive capability (which I haven't started using yet) makes it look like I can dump MailSteward (a powerful app which looks and acts like a PC port).
Csean2006
Csean2006
Sep 10 2016
1.7
5.0
Sep 10 2016
5.0
Version: 1.7
Love it. Use it every day to save online stuff, articles, pictures, PDF printouts, etc. I like Evernote and use it a lot, but have privacy concerns. Would prefer to use Eagle Filer most of the time. One thing that makes this one of my favorite Mac apps of all time is the line above re. Requirements. 10.6.8!!! That is just fantastic customer service. I am able to use Eagle Filer on an older Macbook Pro from 2006, running Snow Leopard, and 2 Macbook Airs from 2013 and 2014 running El Capitan. Greatly appreciated.
dwp-1
dwp-1
Aug 12 2016
1.7
5.0
Aug 12 2016
5.0
Version: 1.7
Again I'd like to stare that EagleFiler might not be pretty as the rest of the app's in this category but it is all the necessary features to make finding your files quickly. I have multiple libraries with numerous smart boxes and tags to get to my file quickly. ** I Absolutely love this application **
Frankp
Frankp
Feb 24 2016
1.6.7
5.0
Feb 24 2016
5.0
Version: 1.6.7
I bought this to create a backup of my Mail folder. I had over 400,000 messages that dated back to the 1990s and wanted to clean out the old stuff. I had some problems with it initially due to system problems with 10.11. Great support from Michael Tsai and fast feedback on my questions and problems. It's working perfectly. Highly recommend both the product and the support.
dwp-1
dwp-1
Jan 23 2016
1.6.7
5.0
Jan 23 2016
5.0
Version: 1.6.7
I've used and purchased pretty much every information manager available and always end up back with EagleFiler. I am anal about keeping solid records and information that I find useful. EagleFiler does everything I need it to do and much more. Has powerful searching capabilities and can handle 1000's of documents and multiple libraries open at the same time. Similar to MailMate as the power users mail app, EagleFiler is the power users file managers. The developer is top notch, consistently updating EagleFiler and fixing any bugs/problems promptly. For the money EagleFiler can't be beat. I absolutely love C-Command Software's software ;)
Tedg
Tedg
May 28 2015
1.6.4
5.0
May 28 2015
5.0
Version: 1.6.4
I own DTPO, but for useful work I keep coming back to this. It is very well thought out and constantly improved.
Zx81
Zx81
Nov 17 2014
1.6.3
5.0
Nov 17 2014
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
Very steady development. Much more simple than DT yet as efficient. Just like an old friend to me...
chikega
chikega
Oct 20 2014
1.6.2
5.0
Oct 20 2014
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
Fast, efficient, no frills, simple to use.
Dejmac
Dejmac
Mar 18 2014
1.6.1
0.5
Mar 18 2014
0.5
Version: 1.6.1
Not good. Too much complications: open one window, open another, open library, drag-and-drop... All of it has to be done with one click, not with 5 clicks! Too pricey as well! Use Yojimbo or DevonThink instead, they do the same trick, but they are handy, hidden and they use one click!
Apple-Boy
Apple-Boy
Sep 8 2013
1.6
5.0
Sep 8 2013
5.0
Version: 1.6
For document management, flexibility, searching, tagging, organization, etc., EagleFiler is my first choice.
Penguirl
Penguirl
Jan 30 2013
1.5.10
3.5
Jan 30 2013
3.5
Version: 1.5.10
I am looking for a document manager to manage the 1,600 or so PDFs and 500 or so text documents that I have but do not utilize because my Documents folder is such a mess. At first EagleFiler seemed to be the answer, but the deeper I dug the more issues I found. Pros: 1. Drop pad and print dialog for easy document import. 2. Can edit created, added & modified dates, from field, label, tags, and notes. 3. Able to open PDFs natively or in default PDF app rather than just Preview. 4. Search anywhere, name, from, notes, tags, title, to/cc field or search everything, partial words, syntax reference. 5. Notes can be written or edited in EagleFiler or in TextEdit. 6. Fast, easy import with duplicate notification. 7. Non-propritary library in proprietary location. Cons: 1. No File → Import in menu bar. 2. Imports folders of documents rather than contents of folders, not all that different from using Finder to organize documents. 3. Limited to seven non-editable labels, no Label button on toolbar. 4. No categories or subcategories. 5. Interface a little drab. 6. Cannot add or remove columns displayed. 7. Tags added to document show up in status bar but do not show up in Tags column. 8. Only displays Date Modified column, does not show Date Created or Date Added columns. 9. Only one view option (old 3 pane Mail.app like), developer plans to add more. EagleFiler shows promise, but it doesn't quite yet fit my needs.
burkanov
burkanov
Nov 6 2012
1.5.10
4.0
Nov 6 2012
4.0
Version: 1.5.10
A very successful documents manager implementation: differs from others by stability, reasonable set of functions and simple UI. Has some (minor) lacks in usability and could use some improvement in tags (using german symbols ÖÄÜß require some patience and skills), but is generally really good and solid piece of software - especially compared to "Together", "iDocument" and "DevonThink Pro". BTW, the support reaction (once needed) was really fast - all issues were cleared on the same day. Good stuff!
misterjspencer
misterjspencer
Sep 23 2012
1.5.10
4.0
Sep 23 2012
4.0
Version: 1.5.10
Since my last review I am beginning to realise the differences...eagle filer is more of an alternative finder as it stores all the files "as is" and the database seems to just contain the structure...or am I wrong?
misterjspencer
misterjspencer
May 11 2012
1.5.10
4.0
May 11 2012
4.0
Version: 1.5.10
This is by far the best of the bucket apps so why don't I use it, because there is no iPad App. I use Yojimbo, which is limited compared to Eaglefiler, but It has an iPad App. Voodoo Pad has iPad too and now syncs properly via drop box instead of this only keep one app open. Please make an iPad app!
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4.3
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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