Turly. "Say it loud and there's music playing, Say it soft and it's
almost like praying." Turly.
"It's true! Having finally started using a Mac again in earnest for
the first time since I left Apple three-and-a-half years ago, one of
the things I really missed was FinderPop. So I began a spare-time
project to port it to Carbon (it would probably be more correct to
say re-write it for Carbon."
This was the piece of software the coined the term "pintware." If you
decided to keep it you were asked to donate enough money for Turly to
buy a pint of Guinness, at his local. If you like to keep your
fingers on the keys - LaunchBar is the answer. But if you are glued
to your mouse and love your contextual menus - nothing touches
FinderPop. Nothing. (And if you're still using 8 or 9, there's still
a link to those versions.)
Installation is just a double click to install the System Preference
pane. In it's current state, FinderPop is working at it's most basic
level. Basically, it currently provides you with a folder to house
any alias that you can create; file, app or folder. Or script. Whatever.
But don't be fooled. There are lots of little tweaks that you can
make to tailer this app to work exactly as you want it to. And if
there's something you would like added, drop Turly a line. He's
always looking for feedback.
I am most definitely biased. I used FinderPop for years. It became so
integrated into my workflow that it might just as well been part of
the system software.
And I don't care how many lumps of coal I find in my stocking this
year. This makes for a fantastic Christmas.
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