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Saft -- the (now seemingly defunct as of Safari 5.1) Safari plugin -- had the ability to change the name of the download folder (and create said folder if it didn't already exist) that Safari uses (e.g., by creating a name based on the date). This was incredibly useful for decluttering/ordering my downloads.

Is there any comparable feature in a supported Safari extension (for Safari 5.1)?

P.S. I know I can create a cron job to do this after the fact, but that seems kludgey and prone to errors because of file timestamps, automatically unpacked ZIP/tar/cpio files, etc.

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I've not yet used it, but just found that glims (machangout.com) advertises this feature (and that it is supported on Safari 5.1). Anyone with experience/alternatives? –  jhfrontz Aug 26 '11 at 21:41

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I am using the Glims Safari Plugin (ver1.0b29) in Safari 5.1 (OSX Lion), which has the feature "Create dated folder for downloaded files".

Create dated folder for downloaded files in Glims

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I created my own "S/W Downloads" folder and put it in the Dock. I have it show as List, and there is an option to display by date, the newest being on top.

If that is sufficient, there is no need for Saft.

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just Control click the download link

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and then do what? –  patrix Apr 9 '14 at 4:12

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