PrefEdit 3.7

PrefEdit 3.7

PrefEdit is a utility that allows you to inspect and edit all preference settings for OS X applications. The settings are displayed in a browser and can be edited by simple point-and-click operations. You can also do a full-text search on all settings, or clean up unused entries of applications that have been uninstalled.

PrefEdit can access all preference settings of "well-behaved" Carbon and Cocoa applications. Older Mac applications running in the Classic environment used a totally different system for storing preference settings. The settings of such programs do not appear in PrefEdit.

Warning: If you edit, add, or delete preference values of application programs or the OS X operating system, you should know what you are doing. Inappropriate values can cause serious malfunctions in the system, which could destroy important data or create other unexpected effects.


Version 3.7:
  • Added new registration features for licensing with immediate gratification and volume licensing.
  • Added preference setting to enable automatic notification for software updates of the application.
  • Corrected a problem where the preferences of sandbox-protected applications could not be opened indirectly via an interface element of PrefEdit if the preferences were migrated settings, redirected with a symbolic link.


  • Title: PrefEdit 3.7
  • Developer: Marcel Bresink
  • Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor
  • Language: English, German
  • Includes: Pre-K'ed
  • Size: 8.85 MB
  • Official website



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