BatChmod
BatChmod
1.7b5

4.8

BatChmod free download for Mac

BatChmod for Mac1.7b5

12 February 2016

Change file ownership and permissions (beta).

What is BatChmod for Mac

BatChmod allows you to change any specific privilege or ownership without affecting the others (ie, changing the group without affecting the owner, or adding or removing a specific privilege without affecting all the others).

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What's new in BatChmod

Version 1.7b5:
  • Fixes Sparkle vulnerability issue
  • Update checking now directed to secure web server

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mixagesoftware
mixagesoftware
Jun 22 2020
1.7b5
5.0
Jun 22 2020
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
Love it
johnbniles
johnbniles
Oct 27 2019
1.7b5
5.0
Oct 27 2019
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
I have a Mac and was installing an external bootable SSD. After several re-formats due to Apple's use of a new file system for the latest operating systems, I was stumped by a "drive locked" issue. I tried several methods to unlock the drive, including using Terminal command lines. Nothing worked until BatChmod. It was simple, intuitive, and very fast. I highly recommend it for Mac users.
476429
476429
Jun 9 2019
1.7b5
5.0
Jun 9 2019
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
I'm still on macOS 10.12 and Batchmod works perfectly. It's crazy that Apple doesn't provide a way to do this in the GUI. Batchmod is simple and essential. It's definitely a utility that should be installed on every Mac.
polocanada
polocanada
May 14 2019
1.7b5
5.0
May 14 2019
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
That's the only tool that really works ... to change permissions and in particular UNLOCK the all enclosed folders and files on all levels deep and works fast even on network drive. It's unfortunate MacOS doesn't include a user friendly tool with the system. The other app Permissions Reset worked in the past and stopped working now. So kudos to do the developer of BatChmod and many thanks.
fluflynight
fluflynight
Aug 28 2016
1.7b5
5.0
Aug 28 2016
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
yes, It is good for deleting mackeeper when you force quit trash. nice 10/10
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Jun 15 2016
1.7b5
0.0
Jun 15 2016
0.0
Version: 1.7b5
This app has not yet been updated to protect against the Sparkle updater framework vulnerability that was discovered in Jan. 2016. Apps that use a vulnerable version of Sparkle and an unencrypted HTTP channel for server updates are at risk of being hijacked to transmit malicious code to end users.
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Feb 11 2016
1.7b5
5.0
Feb 11 2016
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
I have found Batchmod particularly useful when I have to update my WordPress blog. I keep the file and folder permissions for my blog set tight due to obvious security concerns. Thus, whenever I perform an automated update of my blog, I have to relax some of my permissions a bit. Batchmod makes this task very easy to do. Thank you developer for continuing to maintain this FREE app over the years. It is much appreciated. I encourage all regular users of this app to donate to the developer, if you haven't already done so.
Titanium1
Titanium1
Feb 10 2016
1.7b4
5.0
Feb 10 2016
5.0
Version: 1.7b4
Simply a "Must have"!! Thanks Renaud!
John-Sawyer-CJS
John-Sawyer-CJS
Aug 2 2015
1.7b3
5.0
Aug 2 2015
5.0
Version: 1.7b3
BatChmod is the best tool I've found for fixing and modifying entire user home folder ACL lists (for instance, for getting rid of the extra "everyone" account that can cause so much trouble), since its Owner list always offers you all of an OS X installation's user names to apply to any folder, no matter which account you're logged into while running BatChmod, as well as many of the system-related owner names. If you use most of the simpler utilities (like Permissions Reset) to reset ACL lists for an entire user's home folder, you need to be logged into that user's account, because these utilities will change the owner of that home folder to the currently logged-in user, and remove the former owner from that home folder's ACL list, and from all enclosed files and folders if you select that option. Once that's done, you can't use the simpler utilities to fix this, since they will no longer offer the altered home folder's former owner in the utility's Owner list as an item to reapply to the folder--it will offer only the name of the currently logged-in user. BatChmod's list of Group names that you can apply is also far more extensive, not limited to just the currently logged-in user, admin, staff, and wheel.
ososX
ososX
Apr 12 2015
1.7b3
5.0
Apr 12 2015
5.0
Version: 1.7b3
An excellent must-have application which I use every now and then. At the developer web site it is written that 10.6.3 (not a beta as stated above) is for 10.5 to 10.9. Does anyone knows if it works in 10.10 ?
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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