Posts tagged ‘AppleScript’

Default Folder Update Improves Performance, Previews and Fixes Bugs

St. Clair Software announces Default Folder X 5.4.3. This release of its award-winning utility for enhancing Open and Save dialogs delivers better performance when interacting with the Finder, ForkLift and Path Finder, as well as when saving files over slow networks. It also refines Default Folder X’s on-the-fly previews, which are available as you browse files using its menus and in Open dialogs. The new enhancements and AppleScript commands speed up user workflows, and more than a dozen issues and bugs have been addressed.

 

 

The custom keyboard shortcuts put your favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. Pop-up menus let you navigate your folders and open Finder windows. Previews, file information, Spotlight tagging and comments are there when you need them. Open, save, and get back to work: Default Folder X speeds your workflow by making file management fast and efficient.

 

Changes include:

  • Faster interaction with the Finder, ForkLift and Path Finder
  • Improved speed when saving files over slow networks
  • Refined preview capabilities
  • Additional AppleScript commands to manage Default Folder X’s drawer in the Finder and to display its menus
  • Fixes for a number of compatibility issues, including problems with Pro Tools, Fission, TotalFinder and macOS’s screen capture

 

Default Folder X 5.4.3 is a free update for existing version 5 users. New licenses are $34.95 (USD) and upgrades from version 4 and prior are $14.95. Please see the St. Clair Software website for screencasts, screenshots, a full change log, and additional feature information.

Default Folder X adds AppleScript features and supports Catalina

St. Clair Software announces Default Folder X version 5.4, updated its award-winning utility for enhancing Open and Save dialogs to support macOS 10.15 Catalina, as well as the version of Path Finder distributed through SetApp. It also adds new AppleScript commands and tracking of AppleScript applets, and corrects several bugs found in previous versions.

 

 

Default Folder X’s custom keyboard shortcuts put your favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. Pop-up menus let you quickly navigate your folders and open Finder windows. Previews, file information, Spotlight tagging and comments are there when you need them. Open, save, and get back to work: Default Folder X speeds your workflow by making file management fast and efficient.

 

The changes in Default Folder X 5.4 include:

  • Compatibility with macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Support for the version of Path Finder distributed via SetApp
  • New ConfirmDialog and CancelDialog AppleScript commands
  • AppleScript applets and droplets are now tracked by the Recent Files menu
  • Fixed a problem that could cause folders shown in tabbed Finder windows to be listed more than once in the Finder Windows menu
  • Addressed several compatibility issues and bugs

 

Default Folder X 5.4 new licenses are $34.95 (USD) and upgrades from version 4 and prior are $14.95.

 

Script Debugger 6 for macOS Offers AppleScript Development Environment

Late Night Software Ltd. has released Script Debugger 6, the latest version of its award-winning AppleScript development software.The new version offers 25 new features and a number of other tweaks and improvements.

 

cript Debugger 6 for macOS Offers AppleScript Development Environment

Script Debugger 6 includes users’ previously most requested feature, code folding. Users can now collapse and hide blocks of code to focus on code that matters. This feature makes working on long scripts much simpler. Script Debugger 6 also lifts the veil on AppleScriptObjC. The introduction of code completion makes it far easier to write, and users can see what’s happening every step of the way with the new debugging features.

Version 6 also offers a script library and framework pickers – popup menus for entering names. Users can see at a glance what script libraries are installed, and where, and users will never need to type – or mistype – one of their names again. Enhancements to Script Debugger’s clippings feature include the ability display pickers, and to link multiple placeholders. Clippings are also now fully searchable.

 

Script Debugger 6 is now available, and retails for $99.99 USD, upgrades from Script Debugger 5 are available for $49.99 USD. A free demo version is fully functional for 20 days.