Category: Utilities
File Locker - Hide&Lock Files

File Locker - Hide&Lock Files

       Mac OS

* Worried about important files/folders from being accidentally modified or deleted? Lock It!
* Don't want privacy to be seen by others? Hide It!
* Don't want some of your application to be launched by others? Hide it!

Lock + Hide = Double Protection!

If simply hide files, it is very easy to accidentally delete them, because you can not see them. if you locked files/folders while hiding them, when you try to delete them, or try to empty them from trash, the system will prompt you that files and folders are locked, thus prevent accidental deletion of important data.

This tool supports batch lock/unlock/hide/unhide any number of files and folders quickly.

*****Please Note********
1. "Lock" does not mean "Encrypt" with password in this App, "Lock" is to prevent files and folders from being modified and deleted.
2. Sometimes the file icon still show the locked icon after the files are unlocked, it is not a bug, "Finder" need time to refresh icons.
3. Before download, please be sure your OSX version is later than 10.7.3
4. Support to drag files/folder to other application for further processing
5. Click table header to sort

******User FAQ******
1. Re Show hidden files if removed them from "File Locker"
    1) Drag the hidden file's parent folder to “File Locker", if hidden files on the desktop, the parent directory is the "Desktop" folder which can be found in "Finder".
    2) Select "Show" in "file operation" option.
    3) Select "all" in "file selection" option.
    4) According to the needs, click on the "lock" or "unlock" button.

2. Empty locked files in the Trash
    1) Drag and drop files in Trash to "File Locker "
    2) Select "show" in "file operation" option.
    3) Select "all" in "file selection" option.
    4) Click "unlock" button.
5) You can empty the trash now.

3. How to set up password to protect "File Locker"?
1). Lauch "File Locker" and click "Preferences" menu item in "File Locker" menu.
2). Check "Enable Password Protection" option
3). Enter "password Hint" , then enter password and confirm it.
4). Click "Ok" button.

4. What can i do if I forgot the password?
A: please execute the command in terminal.
"defaults write com.dummyapp.FileLock ENABLE_PASSWORD_PROTECTION_KEY -bool NO"

What's new

* Align column to the left
* Add edit menu, support "Paste" when search


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Last changed:
Dec 04, 2013
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Current Version Average Rating:
3.00 (4)

All Versions Average Rating:
2.50 (15)
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File Locker - Hide&Lock Files 2.50 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.