When you are browsing your files in the OS X Finder, you will have a number of options for telling you what the file is. For starters, most files have an icon that represents the program that will open it, and then you can click the file and press Command-i to get information on it. When managing file in the OS X Terminal, if you are relatively new to the Terminal you may think the only identification for a file is its name (ie, a “.txt” suffix for a text file); however, there are several tools you can use to see quite a bit of information about a file. Continue reading
When you save files to disk on your Mac, OS X will include a number of metadata information along with the file, which programs and services such as the Finder might use to sort and search for items. If you need to look at any of this metadata for a file, then there are several ways you can do so.
The first of these is the simple Finder information Continue reading