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Nifty File Lists: simple, powerful file list creation tool enters beta

Canach,  LU   Feb 04, 2020 in Utility today announces the release of beta 6 of their new Nifty File Lists product. This simple, powerful file list creation tool can save file lists in CSV, TSV and HTML formats for import into MS Excel, Apple Numbers, databases, content management systems and statistics packages. It can extract a wide range of file metadata including Spotlight, EXIF, IPTC, GPS, AV and ID3 tags, offers deep customization and sorting and can work via copy/paste with all leading spreadsheet solutions.


[] Luxembourg, Luxembourg - publicspace today announces that its latest Mac-only product, Nifty File Lists is now in public beta testing. Nifty File Lists joins publicspace's portfolio of photography & media-centric file management utilities, including A Better Finder Rename, A Better Finder Attributes and the "Big Mean Folder Machine".

Nifty File Lists is a simple, powerful file list creation tool that can save file lists in Comma-Separated Values (CSV) and Tab-Separated Values (TSV) formats for import into MS Excel, Apple Numbers, database, content management and statistics packages. It can also save HTML files and interact via copy/paste with spreadsheets and HTML editing tools.

Nifty File Lists features a powerful, multi-threaded meta-data extraction system that covers everything from basic file information, such as file name, path, size, creation and modification dates, over Spotlight-accessible meta-data information, including document attributes (e.g. title, authors, contributors, comments, copyright, etc.), photo, video and image attributes (content creation date, camera, lens, exposure, GPS information) to EXIF, GPS, IPTC, ID3 and AV tags.

The product was developed from the ground-up using the latest macOS technologies and application programming interfaces. It features a best-of-class user interface including a clever scheduling system that prioritizes user visible data retrieval to allow for fine-tuning of output even while the output system is still processing.

Nifty File Lists is designed for users managing large file collections and is particularly suited for managing digital photography (EXIF, GPS, IPTC), music (ID3) and video (Spotlight, common AV tags) collections. Through its Spotlight interface it can also extract meta-information from a wide range of document formats, such as PDF, MS Word, etc.

Nifty File Lists is fully macOS 10.15 Catalina compatible and requires at least macOS 10.14 Mojave.

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.14 Mojave and later

Pricing and Availability:
Nifty File Lists costs $17.95 (USD). Family, Small Business, Business and Enterprise licensing is also available. Customers may chose to include a "forever upgrade" with their purchase.


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publicspace was founded by Frank Reiff in 1996 with the aim of producing affordable best-of-breed software for the Macintosh. In the past decade, our A Better Finder series of file utilities and our MacBreakZ personal ergonomic assistant have become familiar fixtures of the Macintosh community. publicspace also produces "The Big Mean Folder Machine" and Vitamin-R. Copyright (C) 2020 publicspace. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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Tags: Utilities | EXIF | File Management | Lists | Archives | Music | Files | Discovery | TSV | Database | Spreadsheets | macOS