Labels X
Labels X
3.0.1
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Labels X free download for Mac

Labels X for Mac3.0.1

28 April 2010

Brings back Classic label colors to OS X.

What is Labels X for Mac

Labels X is a haxie that enhances the file and folder labeling features in Mac OS X. It can:
  • Apply tints to file and folder icons;
  • Sort the files and folders by label;
  • Apply tints to file and folder names;
  • Customize the label colors and names;
  • Share label information with Mac OS 9

What's new in Labels X

Version 3.0.1:
  • Fixed a bug that caused LX to save the new registration numbers to the wrong file which made LX act unregistered.
  • Now requires Mac OS X 10.6.x.
  • You may have to restart after installing LX for the first time.
  • Updated to support Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard v10.6.x
  • Now supports only Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard v10.6.x
  • Adds support for 64-bit processes (x86_64 only, ppc64 is not supported)
  • Requires Rosetta. If Rosetta is not installed, Mac OS X 10.6.x will offer to install the 4MB Rosetta package during install.
  • Reordered labels in the preference pane to match Finder ordering since that order seems preferred over the correct order (0-7).
  • Some little itsy-bitsy fixes.
  • Tweaked the way icons are colorized so labels are more uniform for different views (list, icon)
  • "Draw Labeled Stripes" option is off by default.
  • Almost 3 years later its previous update, Labels X returns.
  • Only Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard is supported.
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Myka
Myka
May 8 2011
3.0.1
0.0
May 8 2011
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Is anyone running the current version of Labels X on OS X 10.6.7? I googled, but couldn't find anything recent (from 2010-2011) regarding users' experiences, just old stuff from the Tiger days. In hope someone from the macupdate community could give his/her impressions... ;-)
Macupdate46
Macupdate46
Apr 30 2010
3.0.1
0.0
Apr 30 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Readers should be aware that with the move to have 3 work with Snow Leopard, there is now NO version of Labels X that will work with OS X 10.5.x. Having paid the developer for the app, this seems to me to be fairly shabby business practice.
Gary30
Gary30
Apr 28 2010
3.0.1
5.0
Apr 28 2010
5.0
Version: 3.0.1
I started using LabelsX when it first became available in the early days of OS X. I used to organize my workflow using folder labels in prior Mac OS's. In my view LabelsX corrects a real oversight on the part of Apple's design department: The stock colors and their application to only the file/folder names and not the icons are awkward-one of the very few areas where Apple goofed up on design (or at least where I disagree strongly). The new LabelsX 3.0.1 seems to be stable and unobtrusive from a CPU and memory overhead standpoint. Well done and welcome back!
Adonsa
Adonsa
Feb 24 2009
1.8.2
0.0
Feb 24 2009
0.0
Version: 1.8.2
Labels X is one of the top 10 most important applications for the Mac. Hi Profinite, Your message is 7 months old, System Leopard is over a year and a half old, the messages at the URL you cited are a year old. How responsive is this? Will there be a System Leopard compatible version of Labels X? Yes?___ (if so, when?) No?___ Maybe?___ Is there a plan to upgrade Labels X to System Leopard compatibility? If so, what is the plan? If the coding is difficult, then why aren't Apple programmers helping out in accordance with the provisions of the Apple Developer Connection? Helllllooooo? Anyone home?
nowheredense
nowheredense
Jul 24 2008
1.8.2
0.0
Jul 24 2008
0.0
Version: 1.8.2
For those who believe that Unsanity does not respond to inquiries, I suggest that you read the announcement in the yellow box at the top of their blog page that has existed for months now: http://www.unsanity.org/archives/betas/enthusiastic_trepidation.php I own FontCard, FruitMenu, Menu Master, and WindowShade. All of their betas have worked well with Leopard on multiple Mac's.
Jean-Loup
Jean-Loup
May 10 2007
1.8.2
0.0
May 10 2007
0.0
Version: 1.8.2
I would like to add my thanks. I had this weird problem too since few days, and didn't have any clue about it. Now it's working again :-)
Marekjanci
Marekjanci
May 9 2007
1.8.2
0.0
May 9 2007
0.0
Version: 1.8.2
Thank you Unsanity, for version 1.8.2. It has corrected the problem that appeared with the release of version 1.8.1. Ivor
Marekjanci
Marekjanci
May 8 2007
1.8.1
0.0
May 8 2007
0.0
Version: 1.8.1
Please be aware that some users (myself included) are having a problem with version 1.8.1. Specifically, the icons won't take on the color which is a major feature of Labels X. One may want to keep version 1.8.0 as a backup in case it doesn't work for them. Hopefully, this will be resolved soon by Unsanity. Thank you. Ivor
Gary30
Gary30
Dec 26 2006
1.8
5.0
Dec 26 2006
5.0
Version: 1.8
Labels X makes labels the way they are supposed to be. The only downside to my MBP was that Labels X did not work with the Intel processor. This upgrade is allmost like a Christmas gift. My file labels look graceful again, the way they are supposed to look. Looks nice and stable on my machine as well!
Guest
Guest
May 22 2005
1.7
4.0
May 22 2005
4.0
Version: 1.7
So what, Tiger doesn't have lables ? Panther did. What happened ? I think I'd rather have labels than widgets.
Guest
Guest
May 13 2005
1.6.1
4.0
May 13 2005
4.0
Version: 1.6.1
NO COLOR LABELS ON MY TIGER YET!! WHAT'S WRONG?
Guest
Guest
Oct 21 2004
1.6.1
4.0
Oct 21 2004
4.0
Version: 1.6.1
There is enhancements of the Panther Label system with Labels X 1.6 and 1.6.1: 1. You can choose if you want colors only on the file/folder, or as s stripe for the name too. 2. You can change the name and/or colors of the Labels. So this seems an improvement to the Panther labels.
Guest
Guest
Jul 2 2004
1.6
4.0
Jul 2 2004
4.0
Version: 1.6
The System Panther upgrade is AWESOME! So far, I have NOT found it necessary to restart the finder for the icon colors to change. It works just like System 9! Also, old System 9 (and below) icon colors that I haven't seen for years, are back. Wow! Thanks for doing Apple's work. Next task, it would seem, is to make sure that Label X is going to be System Tiger compatible. Thanks much, guys, keep up the good work! Jack
Guest
Guest
Jul 1 2004
1.6
4.0
Jul 1 2004
4.0
Version: 1.6
Amazingly, this new version somehow PICKED UP MY OLD OS9 LABEL prefs: the custom colors and label names somehow appear in the new prefpane. Astonishing! Thanks to Unsanity for this much-needed upgrade. Worth the wait, if it works!
Guest
Guest
Jul 1 2004
1.6
4.0
Jul 1 2004
4.0
Version: 1.6
Panther already supports colour labels in the Finder. I understand the purpose of Labels X in Jaguar, but sincerely I wonder what this product is for as soon as you switch to Panther.
Guest
Guest
Jul 1 2004
1.6
4.0
Jul 1 2004
4.0
Version: 1.6
Colorized icons are back! Those horrible stripes in the List and Column view are history. Thanks Unsanity.
Vitaly
Vitaly
Jul 1 2004
1.6
0.0
Jul 1 2004
0.0
Version: 1.6
made all my custom icons in the sidebar look like generic olders or apps
Guest
Guest
Jun 30 2004
1.6
0.0
Jun 30 2004
0.0
Version: 1.6
Labels are essential for me, and the ones in Panther suck mightily. Labels X used to crash the finder from time to time on my TiBook under Jaguar and I still used it. The new one (1.6) seems very stable under Panther so far and the lables look great. Go Unsanity!
Guest
Guest
Jun 30 2004
1.6
4.0
Jun 30 2004
4.0
Version: 1.6
Yes. Yes. Yes!
Guest
Guest
Sep 17 2003
1.5
4.0
Sep 17 2003
4.0
Version: 1.5
Problem n° 3 with Gimp-Print : I have dealt with the same bug, Label X is beside the point. It seems to be an error with Gimp-Print and .pdf links in Illustrator and InDesign files. 1) Find .pdf embedded in Illustrator or InDesign documents 2) Delete all these links 3) Import original files : .ai, .psd, etc. 4) Print. Indesign : you must click on “Printer...” (“Print” window) the first time you select Gimp-Print. I am pretty sure that will fix your problem...
Guest
Guest
Sep 14 2003
1.5
4.0
Sep 14 2003
4.0
Version: 1.5
On my clean system I've never had a bug. It was like in these Apple's ad, a wonderful world. Then I installed this f---ing software a few days ago. 1/ Finder is slower, especially contextual menus and the File menu. 2/ The Finder crashed a lot. It worked flawlessly before APE and Label X. 3/ Gimp-Print crashed after APE and Label X installation. 4/ LabelX doesn't work with Illustrator X: when a file is saved, the color is lost. 5/ Find doesn't work with LabelX's families, unlike in OS 9. It displays families but it can't search. 6/ Sort by families in a window is not saved. 7/ The Dock doesn't work well, it stops bouncing after two or three jumps. 8/ "Label" in File menu is not reliable but the contextual menu works. I'm really angry against LabelX, it damaged my system. I can't believe I've paid for that useless cr-p, even if it was only $10. On the other hand, I use Windowshade X and it works fine. Metallifizer works too. But Label X messed up my system, now I certainly have to reinstall everything. Grrr I've jobs to finish and I will loose a day or two :-( I won't use LabelX anymore. Never! Don't buy it if you plan to work with your Mac.
Guest
Guest
Aug 30 2003
1.5
4.0
Aug 30 2003
4.0
Version: 1.5
Great function for Jag users, even if there are a couple of minor bugs, but it does not crash nor panic. I've bought it and I don't regret.
Guest
Guest
Jun 4 2003
1.5
0.0
Jun 4 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5
Works great. I like having the folder colors. It's not amazing though. If you make it so additional labels can be added, then it's worth the ten bucks.
Guest
Guest
Mar 28 2003
1.1.2
4.0
Mar 28 2003
4.0
Version: 1.1.2
I have been using Labels from the moment I moved to OS-X. I have a learning disability and must work with colors I was going nuts until I found the Unsanity little label program. Apple is nuts to let go of the ability to colored labels and the ability of the use of Window shade. Both of these glaring oversight in OS-X are solved by "Unsanity". Both little programs have always worked very well.
Splig
Splig
Mar 15 2003
1.1.2
4.3
Mar 15 2003
4.3
Version: 1.1.2
Good implementation, but I wish haxies were not necessary
Skallagrimson
Skallagrimson
Mar 14 2003
1.1.2
4.8
Mar 14 2003
4.8
Version: 1.1.2
Great Tool
Guest
Guest
Feb 4 2003
1.1.1
0.0
Feb 4 2003
0.0
Version: 1.1.1
10 seconds to install, no restart required :). Works perfect!
Guest
Guest
Feb 2 2003
1.1.1
4.0
Feb 2 2003
4.0
Version: 1.1.1
Cool!, but my system got slowdown.
Guest
Guest
Feb 1 2003
1.1.1
4.0
Feb 1 2003
4.0
Version: 1.1.1
All unsanity products f*ck up your system, just get Path Finder (SNAX) and be happy. It comes with labels and about a billion other features.
Guest
Guest
Feb 1 2003
1.1.1
4.0
Feb 1 2003
4.0
Version: 1.1.1
Wonderful. If they can do it, why did Apple not?
Guest
Guest
Dec 27 2002
1.1.1
4.0
Dec 27 2002
4.0
Version: 1.1.1
Finally bought it! Keep filling those holes, unsanity. You guys rock!
Guest
Guest
Oct 11 2002
1.0
4.0
Oct 11 2002
4.0
Version: 1.0
It's Unsanity... nothing else need be said!
Guest
Guest
Oct 11 2002
1.0
0.0
Oct 11 2002
0.0
Version: 1.0
Works like it was Classic again but better!
Guest
Guest
Oct 11 2002
1.0
4.0
Oct 11 2002
4.0
Version: 1.0
if it weren't for Unsanity, there'd be too many gaps in OS X!! sheesh, Unsanity is KILLER.
Guest
Guest
Oct 10 2002
1.0
4.0
Oct 10 2002
4.0
Version: 1.0
Excellent piece of software that Apple should have done the first time out.
$15.00
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 64
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later
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