Path Finder
Path Finder
10.2
3.9
0.0
Path Finder free download for Mac

Path Finder for Mac

15 September 2021

Powerful, award-winning Finder alternative.

What is Path Finder for Mac

Path Finder makes you a master of file management. Take full control over your file system. Save your time: compare and synchronize folders, view hidden files, use Dual Pane and full keyboard navigation to browse your file system. Work how you want: extreme customization allows you to access most tools in many different ways to suit your workflow. Work seamlessly with other platforms: don't leave any hidden .DS_Store files on non-Mac volumes, delete files securely and completely with the powerful delete feature from any volume type, search any network volume.

Features
  • View and manipulate hidden files
  • Dual Pane View
  • Full keyboard navigation
  • Folder comparison and synchronization
  • Folder merging
  • Batch renaming
  • Powerful file filtering
  • One-click dual-pane copy
  • Bookmarks and Tab Presets
  • ACL editor
  • File tagging
  • Editable Path Navigator
  • Powerful low-level search
  • Smart sorting
  • Advanced selection
  • Integrated terminal
  • Integrated text and image editors

Unfortunately, we no longer support nor distribute PF5 or below. Click here to learn how to upgrade to a current version.

What's new in Path Finder

Version 10.2:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.
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Walouffkahn7720
Walouffkahn7720
Sep 20 2021
10.2
0.0
Sep 20 2021
0.0
Version: 10.2
Hi guys, There is some good, yes excellent good news for all those who loved to use this tremendous piece of software and were upset and saddened to see their beloved file manager on macOS dramatically spiraling downwards during the last couple of years, turning from engineering marvel and Swiss Army knife of file management into a piece of junk. And as most mac users did, I switched to Forklift and banned Path Finder permanently from all my computers. And then, a month or so ago, I received an email from ‘Cocoatech’ with the announcement of the release of the latest version of their product and yeah, I gave it another try. I installed it on both Intel and Silicon Macs running Monterey with a heavy load of settings - graphics, iCloud and NAS. And guess what!!! Wow! It proved to be a good move! To my astonishment, it ran smoothly like it used to do in the good all days (till Mojave) without settings vanishing on a next startup nor crashing or hanging. And I noticed I can even use "preview" on files stored and shared on the NAS, which is not possible with Forklift. So, I would say, give it a try and you will experience Path Finder Reborn! Note: I have nothing to see with Cocoatech, I am just a Mac user living in Belgium and waiting for the pandemic to end in order to be able to return to Japan and spend a couple of months in Kyoto as I used to.
galaxysmart
galaxysmart
Aug 31 2021
10.1.2
1.0
Aug 31 2021
1.0
Version: 10.1.2
The updating of external and network drives is very poor. The view is simply not updated and you cannot see the current status. The Finder is always up to date here. Please fix this!
Swo
Swo
Jul 9 2021
10.1
0.0
Jul 9 2021
0.0
Version: 10.1
Path Finder 10.1 doesn't appear to play well with High Sierra (10.13.6) though I restored the prior version (10.0.4) and it's back. I've contacted Cocoatech (they're typically pretty responsive) about it.
dddandelionnn
dddandelionnn
May 31 2021
10.0.4
0.0
May 31 2021
0.0
Version: 10.0.4
Used Pathfinder for years. Probably about 8-9 years. Recently upgraded to big sur and it slowed down my computer immensely. It's a memory suck and not worth the lag it causes. I brought this up and their website touts a satisfaction guarantee, that they'll issue a refund if you're not happy with the product. It was like pulling teeth to get a refund and they wanted me to try a million "workarounds" to get it to run better on my machine. Bad customer service in my opinion. The default MacOS finder is going to have to do.
kris-lapierre
kris-lapierre
Apr 17 2021
10.0.3
0.0
Apr 17 2021
0.0
Version: 10.0.3
Edit : dmg is ok. Missed the window popup. My Bad.
kris-lapierre
kris-lapierre
Apr 17 2021
10.0.3
0.0
Apr 17 2021
0.0
Version: 10.0.3
Hi, The dmg tryout file doesn't mount at all. (19,9 mo). Weird.
msereday
msereday
Apr 14 2021
10.0.3
0.0
Apr 14 2021
0.0
Version: 10.0.3
It happen's often that PF starts on iMAC login in minimized window in bottom left conrner of the screen. I need to enlarge it manually and set the panes accordingly. How can I avoid this behavior?
skyeword
skyeword
Feb 3 2021
10.0.1
3.0
Feb 3 2021
3.0
Version: 10.0.1
I owned Pathfinder once and have taken the time to observe the developments and I felt obliged to say that throughout their long run, they have never understood the Mac. There is a group in Russia who developed an amazing organizer app called 'Outline' and similarly, it wreaks of being ported from a Windows lair that never possessed nor grasped the graphical language and logic of Apple computers. To be more specific, choice. There are always multiple ways to customize an Apple OS and multiple to achieve ones goals. In this way, everyone can find their grrove on a Mac, but on Apps which maintain the Gatesian thinking, users are forced to oblige the format and options provided and generally have one choice regarding user access and interface appearance. Path Finder has apparently evolved many under the hood features, which techies think are cool, but as a professional Designer / Mac User since 1989, a custom format is all... and CocoaTech continues to focus upon the wrong features imo. What are these forsaken labels and why can't I rename them? Why are Tags called Labels and Tag Groups (I think). They find their way into the purity of Apple Finder Tags and cannot be deleted as long at Path Finder remains. Why not simply port and share Finder Tags? Perhaps Apple no longer allows third party access but at least allow for one way syncing so that it's not always a step down to shift from the Finder to Path Finder regarding usabilty. There is so much more to critique, including context! Why is it so difficult to find the controls to adjust the interface? There's a reason Contextual Menus were invented. The graphical interface has dramatically improved, but this is a fixed, cosmetic layer rather than an authentic user defined environment. To the point, PathFinder has teetered on awesomeness for years now though like the Outline App, it has the DNA of another mother... and simply and obviously will never get there, at least for Mac users who require something different. It may not in fact be a ported PC app Code, but if not, the app creators certainly are PC-like thinkers. Why would I switch is the question and the answer is that FTP and a dual-pane are just not important enough to surrender the usabilty of the Finder.
ahmedhatata-ah
ahmedhatata-ah
Jan 23 2021
10.0.1
5.0
Jan 23 2021
5.0
Version: 10.0.1
This application for me is not just a file manger , it is a complete work flow. Don’t know why people don’t give it 5 stars , I use this app every day as a student to manage my files and folders and for me, pathfinder is the best ever finder alternative in the market , it packed with ton of features that I date any one can find in any other similar apps, the Dropbox integration, air drop integration, the drop stack that saved me hours of time , the customizable slidebar to my need and the ability to add as much as I want slide bars, the easy to use interface and customizable tagging system make this application stands out since years and many much more features , I don’t write many reviews for apps I use but pathfinder is an exception and not to forget it is one of the most convenient and compatible file manager with latest os Big Sur with no bugs , it works excellent for me , highly recommend it.
Manwithamission
Manwithamission
Dec 21 2020
10.0.1
1.0
Dec 21 2020
1.0
Version: 10.0.1
Used pathfinder and rode the upgrading/support horse for years - but in my opinion it has now become subscription app in perpetual license clothing. An offering with every release of more and more unnecessary, micro-features which I can help but feel is only to justify yet another upgrade cost, coupled compatibility adjustments without which older versions become increasingly redundant. No file manager should require 10 paid for versions. It's a supposed to be a file manager but it feels like it now needs a course to learn how to use it. This defeats the core purpose of a file manager. Pathfinder team - sadly in my opinion - you have lost the path - I hope you find it again!
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3.9
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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