Pref Setter Alternatives

    Pref Setter is described as 'application used to edit plist (Property LIST) files, geared towards viewing / editing Mac OS X's preference files. Very useful for setting those “hidden” preference settings that aren't available directly in an application'. There are six alternatives to Pref Setter for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is PlistEdit Pro. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try plist Editor or Mac OS X Prefs Editor. Other great apps like Pref Setter are Clover Configurator Pro.app (Free), Plistinator (Paid) and PrefEdit (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 31, 2021

    1. PlistEdit Pro is the most advanced property list and JSON editor written for OS X. Avoid syntax errors, find and replace, full undo, keyboard navigation, scripting support, and much more.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      plist Editor software can open, edit and save .plist file on Windows. It is useful for people who want to customize their iPod Touch or iPhone on a PC. It is directed both to software developers and to end users who like to have full access plist files under Windows system.
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    2. Prefs Editor can edit application and system preferences in a simple, tabular format.
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    3. Free Plist Editor on macOS.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Fast, small and easy to use pro-editor for Plist files. Handles binary and XML formats. Includes a directory scanner to find plist files buried in your preferences and profiles.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      PrefEdit is an application to manage nearly all aspects of the preference system contained in every macOS installation.
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