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Prefs Editor is an editor that works like the plist editor in Xcode, but affects the current preferences of any chosen application. It is effectively a GUI replacement for the "defaults" command.

What's New

Version 1.2:
  • New: Shows a dialog at start that lets you search through all known prefs files (based on the "defaults domains" command).
  • Bugfix: Undo now works with Boolean values (checkbox) and while editing a listbox cell.
  • Bugfix: Clicking the open/close triangle to open a Dictionary or Array element while the row is already selected works now.
  • Bugfix: Can now identify


  • OS X 10.7 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 9,344
Version Downloads 1,865
License Free
Date 20 Oct 2015
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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