Labels X
Labels X 3.0.1
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Brings back Classic label colors to OS X.   Shareware ($15.00)
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  • Labels X has been discontinued
  • Developer
    Unsanity LLC
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
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.
  • Clang/LLVM's excellent static analyzer helped us to find and fix some bugs that would only show up during a red moon. Go Clang!
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 more...
Requirements
  • Intel/PPC
  • Mac OS 10.6 or later
  • Rosetta


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Myka commented on 08 May 2011
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... ;-)
[Version 3.0.1]

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Myka replied on 21 Jul 2011
Now that Lion has been released, I guess my question is irrelevant. The developers never responded to my email regarding the subject. I chose not to install.
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Macupdate46 commented on 30 Apr 2010
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.
[Version 3.0.1]


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Gary30 reviewed on 28 Apr 2010
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!
[Version 3.0.1]


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Adonsa commented on 24 Feb 2009
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?
[Version 1.8.2]


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nowheredense commented on 24 Jul 2008
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.
[Version 1.8.2]


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Jean-Loup commented on 10 May 2007
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 :-)
[Version 1.8.2]


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marekjanci commented on 09 May 2007
Thank you Unsanity, for version 1.8.2. It has corrected the problem that appeared with the release of version 1.8.1.

Ivor
[Version 1.8.2]


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marekjanci tipped on 08 May 2007
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
[Version 1.8.1]


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+117

Gary30 reviewed on 26 Dec 2006
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!
[Version 1.8]


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Anonymous reviewed on 22 May 2005
So what, Tiger doesn't have lables ? Panther did. What happened ? I think I'd rather have labels than widgets.
[Version 1.7]

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Anonymous commented on 28 Sep 2005
I just want a utility to calculate the number of items in a folder and show it in the get info window for the folder. Am I the only mac user to wants know how many items a folder contains?
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Anonymous commented on 28 Sep 2005
1. command-j
2. check ‘Show item info'
3. insert corkscrew into left eyeball

DISCLAIMER: Usage of the above instructions is the user's sole responsibility. Rich shall not be liable for loss of eyesight, aqueous humour on clothing (if any), or learning.

Do some reading, kidder.
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Anonymous commented on 28 Sep 2005
Yes Tiger does have labels. This app is for people with 10.2x...

And yeah I would love to know how many items a folder contains as opposed to just the size. I'm sure OS9 used to do it.
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Steve_7d73ccee rated on 19 Jun 2012

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Date:28 Apr 2010
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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


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