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Developer: Marcel Bresink

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Developer / company: Marcel Bresink

PrefEdit is an application to manage nearly all aspects of the preference system contained in every Mac OS X installation. It is directed both to software developers and to end users who like to have full access to each and every aspect of preference settings. It is capable of visualizing the complete search path and priority of user default settings, exactly imitating the view each Mac OS X application has on the preferences database.

The program consists of three components which are tightly integrated with each other:

  • A browser and editor for the Mac OS X preferences database,
  • a browser and editor for Mac OS X property list files (plists),
  • a browser for preference manifest files.

PrefEdit was the first preferences editor ever published for Mac OS X. With its long experience and maturity, it has become one of the most advanced preference management applications for Mac OS X available today. In contrast to other applications, PrefEdit can correctly differentiate between the “live“ view on the preferences dataset as it is currently seen by applications, and the persistent representation of settings in preference files.

PrefEdit 2 is a shareware application for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and later only. The previous version 1.2, which is compatible with Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar and later, is available for free.

The software is distributed electronically. You can download the product and test it before you decide to purchase a license for unrestricted usage.

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PrefEdit picturePrefEdit works with the following file extensions:

Note: You can click on any file extension link from the list below, to view its detailed information. The list of extensions used or otherwise associated with the application may not be complete, because many common file extensions on our website, such as jpg (pictures) or txt (text files), can be opened by a large number of applications, or are too general file format. However most, if not all directly associated file extensions should be listed with its appropriate program. Although its likely, that some file extensions may be missing from the list of associated file extensions with the application, yet they can be opened, be part of, or otherwise be associated with the program.

Common file extensions used by PrefEdit

plist file icon.plist

Comparison table of actions that PrefEdit can perform with its associated file type beta

This table might not contain all possible associated or supported file types or may contain incorrect data.
If you need more information please contact the developers of PrefEdit (Marcel Bresink), or check out their product website.

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