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  • Mac OS X 10.5 or lator
    • Developed and tested on Mac OS X 10.5.8.


Version 3.2.1 -- 2012-03-23

Old Versions


QuickFileType allows you to change a creator code and a type code of files with little efforts. You can customize an application bound to a file.

  • Store favorite sets of creator code and type code.
  • Changing creator codes and type codes of multiple files at once.
  • Make files ignoring creator respect creator again.


  • 3.2.1 -- 2012-03-22
    • The maximum icon size is updated to 1024px (Thanks to wakaba-san).
    • The services menu "Open with Creator" and "Change File Types" will be belong to the "Files and Folders" category in Snow Leopard.
    • 64 bit binaries are included.
  • 3.2 -- 2009-09-26
    • Added services menus of "Open with Creator" and "Change File Types".
    • Dropped support of Mac OS X 10.4.
  • 3.1.2 -- 2009-04-15
    • Fixed adding new creator and type set on Intel Mac (Thanks to wakaba-san).
    • Fixed a prroblem that QuickFileType can't be launch when no selected favorite creator and type set (Thanks to wakaba-san).
    • The farovite creator and type table is automatically scrolled to show selected item.
  • 3.1.1 -- 2009-03-22
  • 3.1 -- 2009-01-21
    • Files can be drop onto the QuickFileType application icon.
    • Fixed "Ignoring creator :" in the information drawer did not works.
    • QuickFileType can enabel creator codes for the files ignoring it.
      • QuickFileType can make a UTI respect creator codes.
      • QuickFileType can remove 'usro' resource.
    • NDResourceFork is used to deal with resource fork.
    • Added self-updating function using Sparkle framework.
  • 3.0.6 -- 2007.03.11
    • Fixed a broblem to select interface objects with tab key.
    • Added a error message when creator code/type code can't be change (possible reassons are the file is locked or no permission).
  • 3.0.5 -- 2007.02.08
    • Fixed a problem that the selection of "Favorite creator and type" is not saved.
  • 3.0.4 -- 2007.01.19
    • Fixed a problm of displaying icons.
    • Use RBSplitView to automatically fit size of the split view in the window to set multiple files.
  • 3.0.3 -- 2007.01.15
    • Fixed a problem of editing entries in "Favorite creators and types".
  • 3.0.2 -- 2006.12.07
    • First release with English document.
    • Added Japanese localized resouce.