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A look at App Zapper’s impressive filtering options.
This is pretty impressive; since most of the effects are part of the CoreAnimation, I hope more Mac developers will create apps like this.
I’ve been using App Zapper for a couple years and I just upgraded to this version a few days ago. A very useful app got even usefuller. And prettier.
One thing I don’t understand is why they added a license manager to it. The app was so focused before and it seems a bit out of left field. In any case, I use 1password to manage my licenses, but I’ll be zapping my apps with App Zapper for the foreseeable future.
Why would you want to uninstall apps in Mac OS X? I always liked how the preferences were saved, so if I registered an application, got bored of it and deleted it – a few years later if I downloaded it, it’s like I never left.
they’re just tiny plist files.
This isn’t actually that hard to do in Cocoa. By the looks of it they’re using the IKImageBrowser class, in which case they just supply a bunch of images and all the animation is handled for them by Cocoa. I believe the same class is used by Viewfinder here: http://connectedflow.com/viewfinder/screenshots/grid_full.png and I use it in one of my apps: http://www.mcubedsw.com/images/minim/screenshots/ideas.jpg
@Martin: The question wasn’t if it was hard to do or not. But if what you say is true: Take that Windows! :D
Shouldn’t “sorted by: Last Used” show the most recently used items first?
Often there are files in ~/Library/Application Support which can take up quite a bit of space.
PeterC: because it violates the principle of expected behavior. when you uninstall something it should be uninstalled.
yep would be great if it didn’t crash every time I try to open it on my Mac Mini running Leopard…first time I’ve had this happen?
It would be even better if it worked. I use Coda every day but when I show apps not used in the last xx days I have to go out to 5 months before it disappears from the list. Same with most other apps. Any ideas?
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