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xattred

Version 1.3

Comprehensive xattrs editor.

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xattred overview

xattred lets you inspect and edit all extended attributes (xattrs) associated with a file or folder, cut/copy/paste any xattr between files or folders, create your own new xattrs with arbitrary contents, and add a quarantine xattr to force a full Gatekeeper check without downloading the file. Also has a crawler to explore types, sizes, and content of xattrs. Now supports adding and stripping xattr tags to control their preservation, and valuable interface improvements

What’s new in version 1.3

Updated on Aug 06 2020

Version 1.3:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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License

Free

Size

13.2 MB

Downloads

292

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11 or later
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Mikael-B
Mikael-B
Mar 22 2024
1.3
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Mar 22 2024
0.0
Version: 1.3
The 1.5 version is what's available now and Apple Silicon hardware is supported as well.
Aargl
Aargl
Jul 8 2021
1.3
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Jul 8 2021
0.0
Version: 1.3
This is probably for advanced users, but Eclecticlight is a goldmine of free apps to manage your OS, your files, etc. This one explores the unknown world of "extended attributes": as for now, I can only see one use, stripping the quarantine flag from downloaded files (or from an entire folder/drive) to avoid the warning message in the Finder when you open them, and some issues that arose since Mojave. Pratique and Sandstrip are 2 other interesting utilities by Eclecticlight, specifically dedicated to strip quarantine flags. I also recommend Lockrattler and Silentknight, which deals with other security aspects of the OS.
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