A large chunk of my daily duties at
involves keeping an eye peeled for Mac Gems—low-cost software that delivers powerful functionality. In this video, I profile one of my favorite gems—St. Clair Software’s
Default Folder X, which is getting an update later this month.
I’ll show you what to expect from Default Folder X 4, which, in addition to Leopard compatibility, also offers a new interface and some great new features.
Macworld Video #26
Yes, Default Folder X 4 is compatible with
Mac OS X 10.5, but I’m sure the folks at St. Clair Software would also like to note that
version 3.0.6 also works with Leopard.
Speaking of version 3, we profiled Default Folder X in our
2006 round-up of great low-cost Mac software
in an installment on
system enhancement and troubleshooting apps.
You can track the progress of Default Folder X 4 at
St. Clair Software’s weblog. (
This entry, in particular, will give you a sense of the software’s updated look-and-feel
And of course, for regular reports on low-cost software, visit the
Mac Gems weblog.
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