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Path Finder
Path Finder
3.9
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Path Finder free download for Mac

Path Finder

Powerful, award-winning Finder alternative.

3.9
Based on 324 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$36.00
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Path Finder overview

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 version 10.2

Updated on Sep 15 2021

Version 10.2:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

20.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://cocoatech.com/

Downloads

226876

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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What customer like

Customization
Performance

What needs improvements

Support
Price
Bug fixing

Path Finder qualities

Value
2.3
Ease of use
3.3
Features
3.5
Reliability
3.0
Customer support
1.3
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ottffssentz
ottffssentz
Jul 3 2022
10.2
0.0
Jul 3 2022
0.0
Version: 10.2
Subscription model? Been using it since ver 7. Now I am out. Bye.
Nanchatte
Nanchatte
Mar 27 2022
10.2
0.0
Mar 27 2022
0.0
Version: 10.2
LOL... subscriptions are for chumps... Sayonara. Got a perpetual licence for Better Finder and paid a significant fee for four apps, I only needed one... But I support the perpetual model so bought the whole bundle to support the
Mart°n
Mart°n
Mar 10 2022
10.2
0.0
Mar 10 2022
0.0
Version: 10.2
I’m also out with the new subscription model. I’m a user since version 4 and have done all upgrades since then, even during the great rebuilt of v7 and 8 of which the first was not usable at all and the second one still had some great bugs. But I like PathFinder and liked to support the developer. But with upgrade pricing or it’s inclusion in a Mac Bundle, my average yearly cost over the last years have been less than 15$. Now the subscription model ties you in an on top of that doubles the price. I don’t use PF that often, only when there are special needs. For those, I may replace it with ForkLift (which I’m also a user of) or maybe will by a monthly plan 2 times a year, when there’s really a need for PF. While I can understand the shift towards a subscription model, I can’t justify the price for my use. Maybe it works for the Dev and some loyal or enterprise users. But semi-pros or occasional users will probably not chime in. There are, however other models, the Dev may consider. With Mellel for example, you pay for one year of upgrades but can keep and run that last version as long as you like. Only if you need updates after that year, you have to pay again. This way, part-time users which also may skip every second macOS update still have a chance to join the user circle.
Frodo-life
Frodo-life
Feb 25 2022
10.2
2.0
Feb 25 2022
2.0
Version: 10.2
Path Finder user since version one, foolishly updated from 10 - 11 because PathFinder does not mention price or move to a subscription model anywhere in update notes. I like PF but it's still quite buggy and I definitely don't pay a Subscription for it. So I rolled back to V10 but now my paid username and serial don't work anymore. Two support tickets were lodged but no reply. What a Con
streblov
streblov
Feb 25 2022
10.2
0.0
Feb 25 2022
0.0
Version: 10.2
I have used PathFinder since version 3 and it has been an indispensable tool on all my Macs. But version 10 is the last version that I will be using since the subscription model is a real no go for me. I found that ForkLift offers most of the file management capabilities that I use in PathFinder. Plus it's an excellent FTP/SFTP/WebDAV/GoogleDrive...-Client. And it is cheaper. So for me ForkLift is a perfect replacement for PathFinder.
Big77
Big77
Feb 23 2022
10.2
0.0
Feb 23 2022
0.0
Version: 10.2
Pathfinder still has some great features but it is getting harder and harder to use -- a lot of window real estate is taken by windowed options. Maybe if everything worked smoothly it'd be worth it, but bugs pile up and support posts go answered. And as others have noted, it is now fully a subscription. You don't continue to pay, then you no longer use the software. It's simply not worth that to me. I feel trust has been broken -- the developer made many promises about how their pricing will work (e.g. "We don't force you log in like other modern apps"). Instead they substantially raised the price, cut the number of activations and the product stops working after the subscription period. And they try to justify it with absurd statements like "The credit card processing company we use for example only handles subscriptionss"! All confidence is lost, cocoatech has shown their dishonesty. Trust is not easily regained. I'm no longer a customer.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Feb 17 2022
10.2
2.5
Feb 17 2022
2.5
Version: 10.2
Cocoatech.. the subscritption model.. why not.. BUT, many have been waiting for File Transfer, a sort of Transmit within Path Finder.
pettifogger0712
pettifogger0712
Feb 17 2022
10.2
0.0
Feb 17 2022
0.0
Version: 10.2
Cocoatech's Path Finder 2021 has scrapped the once-off payment for a PF licence in favour of a licencing system whereby users pay per month/for six months/per year. Generally, if I buy a piece of software I'd like to pay for it once - and once only - and use it for as long as I want to until I see fit to pay for an upgrade to the next version. I've been using Path Finder since October 2007 when I bought v.4 but v.10 will sadly be the last one I'll be using :-(
Albertkinng
Albertkinng
Feb 15 2022
10.2
0.0
Feb 15 2022
0.0
Version: 10.2
I've been using Pathfinder since version 1. Now it seems they are struggling for survival, and they partnered with another company. They did an eye-candy upgrade and because they're using a new code from their partners they want you to subscribe. I upgrade every 2 years, and when I do is because I have a new Mac and I can be up-to-date with my OS I mean, I have Macs running Snow leopard for work reasons. I don't want to feel obligated to pay every month or year to use a tool. If I buy a hammer, it is because I want to use it when I needed. Now they want you to pay for the privilege of using their add-on app that by the way IS NOT PERFECT, and it's full of bugs… that they basically ignored. I still have a list right here. Also, version 11 still doesn't have an FTP to rely on. They don't care of costumers like me that bought the first version and keep upgrading till today. So, to make the story short, I bought one year subscription to try it out and report / review everywhere the experience. They want people paying well, they better offer a luxury hammer that doesn't fail, then. Otherwise, I will be jumping to the closest alternative Forklift. Subscription…. My GOD!
ben-marko
ben-marko
Feb 3 2022
10.2
3.0
Feb 3 2022
3.0
Version: 10.2
Finally had to let this one go. It started off well, but then it started to become very unstable, crashing 4-5 times a day. The inability to resize text in the Sidebar and icons in the Toolbar are not show-stoppers, but they really need to be adjustable for people with poor vision. It would also be nice if the tab bar could go on top of the window, and not buried under the Toolbar - where they look really out of place. But they are narrow tabs, which is more than I can say for Apple's design choices. I can't recommend this app until customer support and features get some serious attention.
ben-marko
ben-marko
Jan 14 2022
10.2
3.0
Jan 14 2022
3.0
Version: 10.2
Good but it needs the ability to resize text throughout the browser, to include the Sidebar.
farzadrabiee1
farzadrabiee1
Dec 4 2021
10.2
0.0
Dec 4 2021
0.0
Version: 10.2
Their product (PathFinder) is perfect but seems they don't have any plan to support the problems. I already bought the Path Finder 10 and can't activate it. Also sent 3 times emails to them and mentioned the issue but still haven't gotten any answer from them yet. Even they don't check their Twitter account. That's funny seems they created an Application and just disappeared.
r-m-onderwater
r-m-onderwater
Dec 1 2021
10.2
0.0
Dec 1 2021
0.0
Version: 10.2
Powerfull and awesome interface as a filemanager. I am a PF user for many years now. If you use GoogleDrive PF is totaly useless. You can't use your Gdrive normally. If you drag it in your favorites this is only temporary as it disappears. PF also crashes every now and then while using Gdrive. I was forced to use old Finder again as GoogleDrive had become my main data container.
houstonchoudhry
houstonchoudhry
Nov 18 2021
10.2
0.0
Nov 18 2021
0.0
Version: 10.2
I purchased the Path Finder in high hopes. Everything worked until I noticed trouble with icloud sync. I could not make .icloud work within Path Finder. Their support sent me a generic web link. I thereafter sent 7 emails asking for a refund. One excuse was my email went to the spam folder (I was using THEIR ticketing system!!). Multiple times support told me, we have "pinged" sales. But NO response. I have disputed with the bank. What a nasty poor customer service!
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.
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