Default Folder X 5.6.4
St. Clair Software has published Default Folder X 5.6.4, updating the handling of cloud-synced folders to ensure correct tracking of synced folders from OneDrive, Dropbox, Box Sync, and Google Drive. This was necessary due to changes in recent macOS updates that require changes in the way these sync services operate, so you’ll also need to make sure your sync software is up to date (see “Cloud Storage Forecast Unsettled, with Possible Storms,” 4 February 2022). The Open/Save dialog enhancement utility works around a bug in the Brave, Chrome, Edge, Opera, and Vivaldi Web browsers that made it impossible for Default Folder X to turn off the Hide Extensions checkbox in their Save dialogs. The release also fixes instructions for authorizing screen recording and corrects several issues that could result in Default Folder X automatically expanding or minimizing Save dialogs when it shouldn’t. ($34.95 new, TidBITS members save $10 on new copies and $5 on upgrades, in Setapp, 15.7 MB, release notes, macOS 10.10+)
There is not a single app, free, paid or otherwise, that I love more than Default Folder. I’ve been using it since the days of Mac OS 7 and it immediately became the first thing I install on any Mac I use ever since.
Thanks James! It’s great to hear that you’ve found Default Folder helpful for all these years, and that you still find it essential
Also check out App Tamer. The latest version lets you move processes between M1 performance and efficiency cores. Pretty cool!
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