Path Finder offers the tools you need to access and manage your files quickly, accurately, and completely on OS X. A world-class operating system deserves a world-class file manager. Dive into a familiar interface packed with uncommonly powerful features and make your file system sing with Path Finder 6.
Collect files together into a temporary holding place with the Drop Stack. When you're ready, copy or move the collected files in a single step.
Work with your files side-by-side in a dual pane view.
Access frequently used files and folders with bookmarks.
Quickly switch between open folders using tabs. Store commonly used groups of tabs as presets.
Path Finder takes care of the heavy lifting, helping you to quickly access and modify your files without the dull busywork. Exert complete control over your files with Path Finder's extensive time-saving features:
Criteria-based File Selection
File Copy Queues
Path Finder is designed to work with a variety of different workflows. Whether you're a developer, writer, artist, or just a casual user, Path Finder has you covered.
hex editor, git and subversion, ACL permissions
Photoshop and Illustrator file previews, side-by-side image comparison with dual preview panes.
built-in text editor, PDF previewing
– John Siracusa, Ars Technica
"It’s a file browsing
tour de force."
Path Finder is built around a modular interface with six customizable views. Show only the information you need, when you need it.
Is a tool getting in your way? Replace it with another one of Path Finder's extensive tools, or remove it completely. You decide.
Path Finder's philosophy is to let you work how you want. Most tools can be accessed in many different ways to suit your workflow.
Access Path Finder's primary features through a fully customizable toolbar.
Create a contextual menu that's just for you. Your favorite feature is only a click away.
Speed up your workflow by relying less on the mouse.
Use Path Finder's intuitive dual-pane browser to seamlessly copy files from one pane to the next.
Access current file operations from either a toolbar item or a separate unified window.
Create and modify Access Control Lists, an advanced alternative to OS X's standard Unix permissions.
Leverage the power of OpenMeta to tag your files and share tags between apps.
Apply filename changes to a group of files simultaneously.
Low-level file editing without ever leaving your browser.
Freeze drag-and-drop operations by placing files into a temporary stack.
View the contents of two folders side-by-side in one window.
Bring your web browser workflow into your file browser.
Search using Spotlight's database just like the Finder, or do a low-level scan for your files.
Quickly filter a list of files by name, extension, or kind.
Sort by folders, packages, or files first.
Select files based on file name, extension, attributes, and more.
Change Path Finder's default shortcuts or add your own.
Quickly preview files, and display Cover Flow alongside any other view type.
Embed a terminal window directly into your graphical file browser window.
Execute common command line tools directly from the Path Finder GUI.
Run common Git and Subversion commands without the command line.
Access your apps with the press of a key.
Work with a variety of archive types including zip, gzip, dmg, sit, and more.
Create and edit text. Crop and scale your images.