Inferiis has released an update for Alfred, bringing it to version 1.6. Alfred is an extension utility designed for plug-in management like that found in the Classic OS. The update features several performance enhancements including a file inspector and improved drag-and-drop support. According to Inferiis:
Inferiis has announced that Alfred 1.6 has just been released.
A shortfall of Mac OS X has just gone. Alfred is an easy to use, customizable, universal plug-ins manager. Inspired from Mac OS 9is Finder and Extensions Manager, taking care of Mac OS X specificities, it improves user experience to install, remove and manage any kind of plug-ins like screen savers, preference panes, fonts... or anything else.
This major update provides the following improvements:
- Added a brand new file inspector which provides details about the inspected file and a preview
- Significantly improved manager refreshing performance
- Files are not deleted immediately anymore, but are instead moved to the trash
- Folder hierarchy is now preserved when moving files
- Improved support for drag and drop
- The owner and permissions of the files are now updated accordingly to the destination when moving/installing
- Revamped the batch list and manager windows and their toolbars to generalize the use of button bars similar to the one of the main window for file operations
- Added support for sort order (ascending or descending) in every list
- Added and updated a few built-in rules, and improved built-in rule overviews
- Added the Japanese localization
- Various other improvements and bug fixes (see the full version history on the Web site)
You can find more information about the Alfred update at the Inferiis Web site. Alfred 1.6 is available for US$7.00.