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i ran a script to change a tiff image, now it created the new image but kept the original with the file extension ".tif~". Is there any way to search for all of the files in Finder or in another way with the .tif~ extension to remove them all?

I tried searching for system files and including invisible files in the search.

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  1. In Finder hit Cmd+F to open the Spotlight interface (without requiring a string to search for).
  2. Hit the search parameter dropdown (by default "Kind"), select Name.
  3. Select 'matches' in next dropdown.
  4. Type tif~ in the text box.

You could select Kind → Other and insert tif~, but does not work that way.

Additionally, you could search for it on the Terminal type the following in your home directory:

find . -name "*.tif~"
  • i tried Name, but that doesn't seem to work for me – kipstonsneh Nov 3 '14 at 20:46
  • I updated my answer. The terminal command works, if don't is because you don't have any files with that extension. – jherran Nov 3 '14 at 20:50
  • If you know the Folder select it first, if not select your hard drive to search all (.tiff) – Ruskes Nov 3 '14 at 21:25

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