Folders File Manager

Version History


Maintenance release (Jul 01, 2024)

  • Added support for “Back” and “Forward” mappable mouse button actions
  • Bug fixes and various improvements


Maintenance release (Jun 12, 2024)

  • “Bin” has been renamed to “Trash”
  • Bug fixes and various improvements


Minor release (May 14, 2024)

  • New context menu item “Show package contents” on package files
  • Improved visibility logic for packages and hidden files
  • Other improvements and bug fixes


Minor release (Apr 29, 2024)

  • The option to show hidden folders in the tree is now separate from showing hidden files in file views
  • A new setting to always show folder extensions
  • You can now change the size of icons in the Icons View with ⌘+/-
  • Large folders now load much faster
  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Minor release (Apr 08, 2024)

  • Lengthy file operations are now pausable
  • You can now choose your preferred terminal app in Settings
  • Open files by double-clicking the preview in the Info panel
  • Bug fixes, minor UX and performance improvements


Maintenance release (Mar 28, 2024)

  • Bug fixes
  • Performance improvements
  • Minor UX improvements


Feature release (Mar 21, 2024)

  • The new powerful Batch Rename feature:
    • Find and replace text and regular expressions
    • Change case
    • Add text, date, or number sequence
    • Add contents of file properties, such as pixel size of an image, duration of a media file, and other metadata.
  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Feature release (Mar 12, 2024)

  • Perform basic image operations (flip, rotate) on the most common image formats (PNG, JPG, JP2, TIFF, static GIF, and BMP) in the Gallery view and Info panel
  • Edit text files right in the Info panel
  • Improved preview in the Info panel for animated GIFs, PDFs, and various office document formats
  • New context menu item “Reveal Original” for symlinks and alias files
  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Maintenance release (Feb 28, 2024)

  • Bug fixes and minor UI/UX improvements


Feature release (Feb 23, 2024)

  • In the Grid view, use cmd+mouse wheel to increase the thumbnail size
  • More metadata available in the Info panel
  • You can now enable thumbnails in Table view and List view as well
  • “Show Thumbnails” setting is now remembered individually for each of the four views
  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Feature release (Feb 16, 2024)

  • Added text recognition in the Gallery view with Live Text
  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Minor release (Dec 14, 2023)

  • Added some minor customization options
  • Bug fixes and improved responsiveness


Maintenance release (Nov 13, 2023)

  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Minor release (Oct 31, 2023)

  • “Download from cloud storage” icons in file views are now clickable
  • The tree view has got a minor facelift so that it feels less cluttered
  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Feature release (Oct 19, 2023)

  • See and manage the state of cloud-stored files
  • Choose between Light, Dark, and System color scheme
  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Feature release (Oct 10, 2023)

  • Now available to download for free, with a fully functional 14-day trial period
  • OS version requirement changed to macOS 13.0+


Maintenance release (Oct 02, 2023)

  • Compatibility fixes for macOS Sonoma
  • Other bug fixes and improvements


Feature release (Sep 21, 2023)

  • In file views, the file changes are now shown in bold
  • Icons and Gallery views can now display item traits (similar to Finder’s “Item Info”)
  • New “Pixel size” column in Table view
  • You can now choose system sounds instead of in-app sounds
  • Bug fixes, performance optimizations, and other improvements

This update may reset some remembered view options on the first launch. This is a one-time inconvenience to enable new features.


Feature release (Sep 09, 2023)

  • Remember view options for individual folders
  • Discover and mount network shares
  • New “Touch” function
  • Bug fixes and other improvements


Feature release (Aug 28, 2023)

  • The Path Bar is now displayed as interactive path control, with a new setting to revert to plain string path
  • You can now show text tags and star ratings in the tree
  • Added a new setting to show the List view as columns of either adaptive (default) or fixed width
  • New windows now open with correctly remembered size
  • Bug fixes and other minor improvements


Feature release (Aug 10, 2023)

  • You can now edit color tags, text tags, and file’s star rating in the Info panel
  • New columns for star rating and Finder comment in the Table view
  • Bug fixes and other minor improvements


Maintenance release (Jul 07, 2023)

  • Bug fixes


Feature release (Jul 03, 2023)

  • Folders now correctly restores its previously opened windows and tabs when “System Settings > Desktop & Dock > Close windows when quitting an application” is turned off
  • When “System Settings > Desktop & Dock > Close windows when quitting an application” is turned on, you can now choose to reopen the last visited folder
  • It is now possible to hide the Home node in the tree
  • Improved progress for lengthy copying/moving file operations

This update will reset the columns in the Table view on the first launch. This is a one-time inconvenience to enable future development.


Minor release (Jun 23, 2023)

  • You can now choose a time span for the Recent files in Settings
  • Added an option in Settings to automatically quit when the last window closes
  • Info panel now shows the information for the current folder when no items are selected
  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements


Feature release (Jun 05, 2023)

  • Now you can reorder categories in the Folder Tree
  • Tags in the Folder Tree can now be expanded by default
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements


Hotfix (May 18, 2023)

  • Fixed the bug that caused the tree to draw incorrectly after mounting/unmounting a drive of a hidden category


Feature release (May 18, 2023)

  • New Tags subtree shows files and folders by a color tag
  • New Recent Files tree element shows files and folders modified within last 30 days
  • Added a tab in Settings to show or hide certain tree elements
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements


Feature release (May 1, 2023)

  • Improved navigation in the Gallery view
  • More information including common metadata for audio and video files in Info panel
  • Bug fixes and small usability improvements


Feature release (Apr 24, 2023)

  • Now it is possible to drag folders from/within the folder tree
  • New setting to allow manual reordering of Favorites
  • New setting to change the font size in main views
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused freezing with Google Drive and/or network drives
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


Maintenance release (Apr 10, 2023)

  • Bug fixes
  • Minor UI improvements


Feature release (Apr 7, 2023)

  • Create an empty (blank) file
  • Compare file properties on conflicts during copy/move
  • A setting to show or hide file extensions
  • A setting to show dates in relative (Today, Yesterday) or absolute format
  • Bug fixes and usability improvements


Feature release (Mar 31, 2023)

  • Expandable Favorites: Not just shortcuts to follow, but fully interactive expandable folders right in the Favorites section of the tree
  • Bug fixes, usability and performance improvements


Feature release (Mar 22, 2023)

  • New Gallery view
  • Updated List view
  • Bug fixes and usability improvements


Maintenance release (Mar 11, 2023)

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements


Feature release (Mar 06, 2023)

  • Recent Folders menu
  • Manually enter or edit the destination path
  • New supplementary keyboard shortcuts
  • Bug fixes, usability improvements, performance improvements


Initial release (Feb 21, 2023)

  • Universal app
  • The folder tree
  • Comprehensive undo
  • Three consistently behaving views (Icons, List, Table)
  • Multiple windows
  • Multiple tabs
  • Convenient access to your Home and iCloud Drive folders
  • Folder symlink traversal in the tree
  • Multiple color tags
  • Touchbar support
  • Cut via Bin with ⌘X
  • Creation and extraction of ZIP archives
  • Built-in preview in Info panel
  • File details with EXIF metadata
  • In-app audio and video playback
  • Open files with Return key
  • Quick Look
  • “Folders first” grouping