OS X Yosemite: View file, folder, and disk information

View file, folder, and disk information

You can quickly get information about files, folders, or disks.

Get individual item info: Select the item(s), then choose File > Get Info, or press Command (⌘)-I.

A separate information window opens for each item.

Get summary info for multiple items: Select multiple items, hold down the Control key, then choose File > Get Summary Info.

A window displays a summary of information about the items.

Show info below icons: Open a folder in the Finder, or click the desktop, choose View > Show View Options, then select “Show item info.”

Item info can include file size, movie length, image dimensions, and more.

The status bar at the bottom or top of the Finder window displays the number of items in the disk or folder, and the amount of available disk space. If you don’t see the status bar, choose View > Show Status Bar.

Published Date: Sep 23, 2015
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