|Version 10.0.1||Developer Cocoatech|
ABOUT PATH FINDER 10
Path Finder 10 is the latest version of Cocoatech’s macOS Finder replacement. Finder being the integrated file handler in macOS and really improved in Big Sur OS, does come with limitations. Path Finder 10 is along with Forklift the best replacement for the basic Finder. The most important change in version 10 is ‘ Big Sur compatibility ‘, ‘new interface’, and the way they are organised and used.
Path Finder 7, had bottom and right shelves and a sidebar, and each of them could accommodate four modules. Path Finder 10 however changed the static modules(shelves) in flexible modules. You now may add as many modules in a single window as you need. You can arrange, dismiss or drag them away if you don’t need them any longer in the interface. ( check the video’s below )
Path Finder 10 is absolutely loaded with features. It isn’t easy to find a meaningful action which it doesn’t provide.
Path Finder 10 is absolutely loaded with features we all use from time tot time. Its ability to function as just a Finder replacement as well as
a FTP client and application launcher makes it the most versatile application available for your Mac.
The interface is fully customisable and with its dual pane option a joy to use for data handling. The menu bar is customisable as is the total interface including the new modules. Path Finder 10 is a step forward but not perfect in terms of functionality.
As I was trying to drag a folder to Path Finders sidebar, I noticed it doesn’t allow inserting a selected folder into the sidebar from the visible and selected folder. This would really benefit easy use of building your desired sidebar, as it could be one of the features of building a customisable interface.
most menu’s are harder to read due to lack of contrast. I understand business and selling points, but I feel Apple has overstepped itself with dark-mode. A good thing preferences allow us to choose and pick the mode we like and feel comfortable with. Path Finder 10 is in dark-mode or basic I feel without image faults yet.