Default Folder X

Default Folder X 5.0

Default Folder X is a program that helps you boost your productivity.
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Default Folder X is a utility that helps boost your productivity while handling files on your computer. This program provides you with a quick and easy way to open and save documents on your Mac, access recently used directories, copy or rename files, and so much more.

The application lives on your Menu Bar, but it can be integrated into the Finder utility if necessary (Preferences -> General -> Add Menu To Finder Toolbars). In its Preferences panel, you will find a wide range of settings which can easily be configured even by an average computer user.

This program comes in handy to people who require a simple and quick way to manage files and folders on their Macs. It helps them access their favorite folders with just a few clicks, open recently used files, and so much more. These actions can be completed from the app's menu that's located in your status bar or the one that lives in the main toolbar of the Finder utility.

Another useful feature is that you can define multiple global hotkeys for opening files, duplicating documents, creating archives, and many others. These key combinations can always be altered from the Preferences panel of the application.

Furthermore, it might prove to be of good use when saving files in various apps. For example, you can add tags and comments to images when saving them in the Preview app.

All in all, Default Folder X is a feature-rich and efficient Mac program. So, it's worth buying this utility for your computer if you're looking for an easy and quick way to handle files and folders on your Mac.

Ashley Griggs
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Review summary


  • Simple to use
  • Allows you to define global hotkeys for file opening, duplicating, renaming, etc
  • Gives you immediate access to recently used files and folders
  • Can store your favorite directories in its menu
  • Communicates well with the Finder app


  • Couldn't find any disadvantages
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