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Some month ago I started using openmeta tags to manage my files. Is there a tool which shows all openmeta tags on my mac and the files tagged with these tags?

share|improve this question is 'Add limited support for OpenMeta'. – Graham Perrin Jul 26 at 11:20

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Some suggestions:


By CASEapps.

  • Lists all created tags and files associated with them
  • Can tag
  • Easy search filtration
  • QuickLook



By Ironic.

  • Lists all created tags and files associated with them
  • Can tag
  • Easy search filtration
  • Ratings
  • Heavier/more feature rich interface



By Ali Rantakari

  • Free
  • Tags & Tag searches for file lists must be made manually
    • ie. doesn't list created tags, which was what you were after
      • but hey, the price is right!


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Thank you. Tags was exactly what I was looking for :-) – Kungi Sep 8 '11 at 19:51
A down vote from be because (unless I'm missing something), Leap does not reliably find files that have OpenMeta tags alone. That surprises me. – Graham Perrin Jul 26 at 11:18
Additional context: this answer is amongst the examples that are offered in under How do we encourage edits to obsolete/out of date answers?. – Graham Perrin Aug 2 at 7:24

Nifty Box was a great free, scriptable application.

I wrote some nice AppleScripts that could go through tags and color certain files.

Links (added by grahamperrin): on or before 2012-06-23.

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Can you provide any more information about the program, and perhaps a link? – Daniel May 16 '12 at 11:25

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