A macOS command line tool to reveal a file’s UTI

Latest Release: 1.0.0

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Download And Install utitool

You can install utitool using Brew. In Terminal, just run:

brew tap smittytone/homebrew-smittytone

brew install --cask utitool


Alternatively, click the file link below to download utitool.
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How to Use utitool

utitool is a macOS command line tool to help you discover files’ Uniform Type Identifiers (UTIs). macOS uses these to match data files to applications that can edit or view them. For example, PreviewMarkdown works with a number of UTIs to provide previews of markdown files.

In Terminal, run:

utitool [file path 1] [file path 2] ... [file path n]

utitool in use

Examples

Get data for all the files in the working directory:

$ utitool *

Get data for a named file in the working directory:

$ utitool text.md

Get data for named files in the working directory:

$ utitool text1.md text2.md

Get data for any named file:

$ utitool /User/me/text1.md

Get data for a named file in the parent directory:

$ utitool ../text1.md

Release Notes

  • 1.0.0 12 January 2021
    • Initial public release.

Source Code

You can view Utitool’s source code at GitHub.


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