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FinderPop
FinderPop
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FinderPop free download for Mac

FinderPop

Version 2.5.7

Adds enhanced contextual menu features to folders in OS X.

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Based on 117 user ratesRead reviews & comments

FinderPop overview

FinderPop is a Universal preference pane that extends OS X's contextual menus using a FinderPop Items folder much as the Apple Menu Items folder used to do for the Apple menu

It has other features too:

  • Control-free popup in the Finder - handy for those with one-button mice.
  • A launcher that takes up zero screen real estate, merely a click on any blank area of menubar away,
  • A handy filesystem browser, allowing quick and easy access to files and disks in the Finder,
  • A Processes menu (Command-click a blank menubar area.)
  • Fast access to 'Where's that dratted file I had on the Desktop?' (Shift-Click a blank menubar area.)
  • A comprehensive collection of vaguely beer-related aphorisms in the Aboutbox.

Please use the FinderPop Help button in the preference pane; there are many features in FP that are not immediately obvious. I'm working on it :-) The FAQ in the Help is also worth a read. Most UI elements have fairly comprehensive help tags, so just hover the mouse over something if you're not sure. The manual is also available online. Also note the FinderPop Support Forum

What’s new in version 2.5.7

Updated on Sep 28 2014

Version 2.5.7:
  • Allow FP to work with alias files produced by the Yosemite Finder.
  • In FinderPop's "Move/Copy/Alias" dialog, you can control-click the "Alias" button and FinderPop will create symlinks instead of aliases.
  • Fix minor bug in the "Move To..." and "Copy To..." scripts introduced last time (in the 'FinderPop Extras' folder.)
  • Add new "Alias To..." and "Symlink To..." scripts.
  • Fix a buffer overrun bug which could cause a crash in rare instances.

Information

License

Free

Size

2.1 MB

Developer’s website

http://www.finderpop.com/

Downloads

105244

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later
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Aargl
Aargl
Dec 18 2022
2.5.7
5.0
Dec 18 2022
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
Still working ok in 10.14, even with SIP enabled (but with a few workarounds...
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Aug 6 2022
2.5.7
0.0
Aug 6 2022
0.0
Version: 2.5.7
Isn't working for me under Sierra (10.12.6). Disabled SIP and nada...it says "this version works under 10.12, you have 10.12.6" :(
Mac007
Mac007
Nov 7 2020
2.5.7
0.0
Nov 7 2020
0.0
Version: 2.5.7
Unfortunately it doesn't work under MacOS 10.15.7.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
May 27 2018
2.5.7
5.0
May 27 2018
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
Works under High Sierra by disabling SIP (restart in Recovery mode, fire up Terminal, type 'csrutil disable' (without the ') and reboot. It's a 5-star app, highly customisable, highly recommended. Long-time user. I have set up folders with symbolic links to most-frequently used files, external volumers, core services etc - all available at anytime by the press of trackpad. Feature set/options unique and best in class. Recommended without qualifications.
nobody2011
nobody2011
Apr 7 2018
2.5.7
0.0
Apr 7 2018
0.0
Version: 2.5.7
Still NOT working under MacOS High Sierra (10.13.4)
Aargl
Aargl
Feb 28 2018
2.5.7
5.0
Feb 28 2018
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
There's a v2.5.9beta available here: http://www.finderpop.com/fnarr/fp/t_348.html (with some workarounds to make it work in recent OSes) Unfortunately, Turly is retiring after 20 years of finderpopping: http://www.finderpop.com/fnarr/fp/ As he says, the Mac as we used to know it is slowly vanishing in the haze of an iOS like os, and utilities like FP or DragThing, etc. are not keen to attract new users. Thanks, Turly, for all those years!
neartheredrocks
neartheredrocks
Oct 17 2016
2.5.7
5.0
Oct 17 2016
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
Still working under MacOS Sierra. Deserves another five stars.
billybillybilly
billybillybilly
Sep 19 2016
2.5.7
5.0
Sep 19 2016
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
I noticed that another SIP-centric app (Bartender) was able to disable SIP, install the app and then reenable SIP, and have it work. (It has since been upgraded to v.2 so it isn't necessary anymore) Seriously thinking about disabling SIP, because I miss FP. Has anyone tried this method?
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Dec 13 2015
2.5.6
0.0
Dec 13 2015
0.0
Version: 2.5.6
The current version is 2.5.7. The Developer's website says: "FinderPop will NOT work on OS X 10.11 El Capitan unless System Integrity Protection (aka "Rootless Mode") is disabled. For normal users, I would not recommend disabling SIP, though it is possible to disable it and get FinderPop to (mostly) work."
Noivad
Noivad
Nov 4 2015
2.5.7
4.5
Nov 4 2015
4.5
Version: 2.5.7
We should send Turly(?) more pint money so he gets drunk enough to decide to update FinderPop to work with 10.11 without disabling SIP. The dev for Default Folder X said it is no easy feat to make it work with 10.11 with SIP enabled, and given both of these devs have been writing for Mac OS and OS X since the 90s, I believe them. Also, I gotta mention this was one of the first things I installed on my new macs for at least a decade+ (same with DFX—since the 90s for both). Power Users need/want these sort of productivity boosters. I wish they had the resources to make these transitions easy, and I wish Apple would reach out to help them given the long track record of value they’ve added to the platform.
djcz
djcz
Nov 4 2015
2.5.7
0.0
Nov 4 2015
0.0
Version: 2.5.7
The latest version (2.5.7) of this product is NOT compatible with OS X 10.11 and later. When you click on the FinderPop System Preference, it throws up a message stating that it is not compatible. At this point, even though there is an "OK" button, you cannot dismiss the dialog box and System Preferences must be force quit.
misterjspencer
misterjspencer
Oct 13 2015
2.5.7
0.0
Oct 13 2015
0.0
Version: 2.5.7
Can't get this to work in El Capitan...man these stupid OSX names are getting me down,
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Oct 8 2015
2.5.7
5.0
Oct 8 2015
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
This is a no-brainer, must-have, no question about it utility for Mac. Been using it since the earliest versions (System 8 I believe). Apple's El CRAPITAN has killed so many of my GUI tweaks (Flavours, ASM, cDock, Finderpop, FolderGlance etc) that the simple choice is between SIP/system lockdown/vanilla GUI designed for 8 year olds or full-blown customization. Easy, disabled rootless and starting to rebuild MY computer and MY software and MY gui etc as I want it, not Tim!!
Panocha
Panocha
Oct 6 2015
2.5.7
5.0
Oct 6 2015
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
Please don't stop development just because Apple is really stupid. The first thing I did was disable SIP even before I got to testing FP, because none of my other system modifications that I have made myself worked. Apple has gone overboard for a platform that doesn't even have any viruses. If it ever gets to the point of not being able to customize our own computers, then there will be no point in having a Mac anymore.
Panocha
Panocha
Oct 6 2015
2.5.7
5.0
Oct 6 2015
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
This is one of those "can't live without" utilities, and it should be working. The beta for El Capitan has been public for a very long time. I wonder what the lag is. I know a lot of us can't afford the developer tools, that's what's killing a lot of stuff on the Mac. Apple is really stupid in this matter. Why would anyone pay thousands of dollars so they can make free and donation-ware? With that said, El Capitan has been out for months on torrents. Apple really needs to do something to help the little guy.
bikerbob38
bikerbob38
Oct 5 2015
2.5.7
0.0
Oct 5 2015
0.0
Version: 2.5.7
Just upgraded to El Capitan on 04 Oct. FinderPop would not work. Downloaded the latest version on the same day and that won't work either. Sure hope they fix it.
Knowhowe
Knowhowe
Oct 2 2015
2.5.7
5.0
Oct 2 2015
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
The first thing I install on any Mac I come across. But having to do without it now as it won't work in El Capitan. All of a sudden, finding files is a right pain. Hurry up and fix it Turly! :)
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Aug 26 2015
2.5.7
5.0
Aug 26 2015
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
One of the best auxiliary apps for the Mac. Works great on Yosemite. I just hope it will work on El Capitan with all those new system restrictions.
glandfield
glandfield
Mar 21 2015
2.5.7
5.0
Mar 21 2015
5.0
Version: 2.5.7
Turly should get a knighthood if not immediate canonization. FinderPop is as essential as a comfy chair and in a not dissimilar way.
dalesorel
dalesorel
Mar 7 2015
2.5.7
3.0
Mar 7 2015
3.0
Version: 2.5.7
Is anyone getting a "Contents" submenu in OS X 10.10.x with a right-click?
yuriivasulenko
yuriivasulenko
May 29 2018
4.0
May 29 2018
4.0
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Aargl
Aargl
Feb 28 2018
5.0
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**WDearing**
Jan 13 2018
5.0
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neartheredrocks
neartheredrocks
Oct 17 2016
5.0
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billybillybilly
billybillybilly
Sep 19 2016
5.0
Sep 19 2016
5.0
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Paganel
Paganel
Sep 10 2016
4.0
Sep 10 2016
4.0
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Panocha
Panocha
May 15 2016
5.0
May 15 2016
5.0
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Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Oct 8 2015
5.0
Oct 8 2015
5.0
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Knowhowe
Knowhowe
Oct 2 2015
5.0
Oct 2 2015
5.0
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MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Aug 26 2015
5.0
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5.0
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glandfield
glandfield
Mar 21 2015
5.0
Mar 21 2015
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dalesorel
dalesorel
Mar 7 2015
3.0
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Cowicide
Cowicide
Feb 24 2015
5.0
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neotrendy
neotrendy
Jan 28 2015
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Yazarim
Yazarim
Nov 28 2014
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Boysetsthefire
Sep 28 2014
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Kobalt
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Lightning
Sep 27 2014
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raycodex
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Okuyukashī
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5.0
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Gaberdine
Jul 16 2014
5.0
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Jason-Milles-76
Jun 9 2014
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EricJ7623
Jun 9 2014
5.0
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rwe250
Jun 9 2014
4.5
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GymW
Jun 8 2014
5.0
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JamesHarrisPhoto
Jun 8 2014
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lazr5943
Oct 23 2013
5.0
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Jazzyguy
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Runty
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Andrew8042
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GianMarco.Tavazzani
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Stephan2nd
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flyte44
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cmotdibbler
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Jimwoolum
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5.0
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Frank-O'Connor
Jul 31 2013
4.5
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Mariopue
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5.0
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Cybercat-Hk
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VictorPrijker
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