Current Release : v2.8

What is FileXaminer?

FileXaminer is an award winning "Get Info" application. FileXaminer allows you to modify file and folder attributes that the Finder cannot. FileXaminer is powerful and easy to use – making it the best "Get Info" application for Mac OS X.

Try FileXaminer, and let us know what you think. Features include:
FileXaminer makes changing attributes on files and folders a breeze.

User Comments

"Among the myriad utilities that help you edit file information and permissions, FileXaminer has always stood out."
-Dan Frakes Macworld Magazine (September 2005)
"I am very impressed with its user friendliness. Excellent piece of software."
-Johnny Luu
"Many thanks for FileXaminer - This tool helps me out 20 times a day, not many OSX tools you can say that about."
-Alexander Lawrence
"FileXaminer is a useful tool I keep coming back to. It does more and costs less."
-Peter Sichel, Chief Engineer and Founder of Sustainable Softworks
"FileXaminer 1.0 is currently the best "Get Info" application for Mac OS X" Review

"Yes, it's great! Just LOVE it! 6 stars!"
-Jac Lundqvist

"This is a "must-have" utility."

"Much better than Bare Bones' Super Get Info and $10 less."
-sjonke on Versiontracker

"This is a much better product than Super Get Info (from Bare Bones) and it's cheaper..."
-- Roy Marquez

Featured Books

Books in which FileXaminer is reviewed or mentioned.
Some books may also include FileXaminer on included media.

Take Control of Permissions in Leopard
by Brian Tanaka
Macworld Mac Basics Superguide
by Macworld Magazine
Mac OS X Power Tools
by Dan Frakes
Handpicked Software for Mac OS X: The Best New Freeware, Shareware, and Commerical Software for Mac OS X
by Robert Ellis
Dr. Mac : The OS X Files
by Bob Levitus
Click on book icon for more information.

Awards and Reviews

FileXaminer Received a 5 out of 5 mouse rating in Macworld GemFest 2012

FileXaminer was chosen as one of Macworld's favorite bargain apps for enhancing, repairing OS X

FileXaminer Received a 5 out of 5 mouse rating in the September 2005 Issue of Macworld Magazine.

FileXaminer received the honor of being badged one of the Top 50 utilities for Mac OS X

FileXaminer Received a 4.5 out of 5 mouse rating in the May 2003 Issue of Macworld Magazine.

MacFixIt awarded FileXaminer (formerly Get Info) a "Silver Award" for troubleshooting software in the MacFixIt Toolbox Awards 2001!

Read what had to say about FileXaminer by clicking here!

System Requirements

Requires Mac OS X v10.6 or later.

Release Notes


Download FileXaminer Now !

FileXaminer v2.8 ( Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion )

FileXaminer v2.6.4 ( Leopard )

Then follow these simple steps to upgrade

Step 1 : Quit current version of FileXaminer ( if running )
Step 2 : Remove all "FileXaminer Hot Keys" login items ( Accounts->Your Account->Login Items in System Preferences )
Step 3 : Launch new FileXaminer
Step 4 : Drag old version of FileXaminer to trash and empty
Step 5 : Use FileXaminer as you normally would


FileXaminer is Shareware and costs $10.00 USD.
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