Magic Launch

Licence: Shareware ($12.99)
Version 1.4.2 | Release Date: 2010-12-21 | Download
  • Multi-user licenses can now be installed without having to register each user separately. Contact me for details.
Version 1.4.1 | Release Date: 2010-11-04 | Download
  • Added file size as a rule criterion.
  • Fixed an issue where the default application is known but the Magic Launch preference pane was displaying it as "Not Set".
Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2010-07-12 | Download
  • Can now use multiple versions of the same application in rules and as the default application.
  • AppleScript applications saved from Script Editor can now be used.
  • Fixed an issue with the ASCII and hex content criterion editor.
Version 1.3.1 | Release Date: 2010-06-11 | Download
  • Fixed a crash for 32-bit version of the color label picker caused by a bug in Mac OS X.
Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2010-04-22 | Download
  • Added the capability to open files by executing a shell command instead of launching an application. The shell command can be run in a Terminal window or faceless (ideal for X11 apps).
  • Implemented a workaround for a System Preference bug that could make the preference pane unstable the first time it opens after it was upgraded.
Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2010-03-23 | Download
  • Added a criterion checking if the application is already launched, which allows files to open in an application only when the application is already open.
  • Added a criterion to match the access path of a file.
Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2010-03-02 | Download
  • Dragging a file to the file type list will now check for a file-specific association and propose to remove it if there is one.
  • Fixed a bug where rule ordering was not saved correctly.
Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2010-02-22 | Download
  • Added a criterion to match a file’s color label.
Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2010-01-22 | Download
  • Corrected an issue with files having no extension. This makes it possible to create rules for files like "Makefile" or ".htaccess" (when the later is visible). See this post for details.
  • Corrected a few typos and an language mismatch in the English version of two dialog boxes.
  • Corrected an issue where Magic Launch would appear enabled while in reality it was disabled.