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Finder's "recents" feature is great, tracking most recently-opened files (from apps that report them to the OS). Is there a third-party app that keeps a running list of your most recently-opened folders?

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    Just being pragmatic here, I don’t think you’ll find one because it doesn’t seem practical. Every file is in a folder somewhere and simply opening it traverses many folders. Ex: /Users/Documents/foo/bar/foobar.txt. Would this application remember every folder that you went to or the final one? Another problem: How would it know that was the “final” folder?
    – Allan
    May 4, 2020 at 19:28

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Default Folder X can do that - amongst many other things.

It's one of the few utilities I think ought to have been part of the OS from the outset.

From their page…

Directory Assistant Access your recent, favorite, and open folders from DFX's toolbar. Hierarchical pop-up menus let you quickly navigate through folders to get to your files.

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It's Fresh's main purpose. It doesn't do it especially well, in my experience. It seems to get hella confused by non-human agents (other apps) accessing folders. But sure beats what Finder has to offer in that regard.

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