HIDER 2 from MacPaw Hides Your Files from Prying Eyes at Macworld

Allison interviews Phillip Struchkov from MacPaw about their HIDER2 file security application for the Mac. HIDER 2 allows the user to selectively and securely hide files and folders from anyone who does not have the HIDER 2 password, including in the Finder, Spotlight and even Terminal. The setting is the Macworld / iWorld 2014 show room floor. Learn more at http://macpaw.com/hider.

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4 thoughts on “HIDER 2 from MacPaw Hides Your Files from Prying Eyes at Macworld

  1. Bob Correa - April 21, 2014

    Allison, in your segment on Tidy Up! you bring up Aperture problems that I wanted to comment on:
    I wonder how/why you feel you have duplicates from iPhone photos in the Photostream? In Aperture I assume you have Automatically Import checked in Aperture Preferences>iCloud. So you get a monthly photo stream of the photos your iOS devices take, create or get added from Apps. The work flow would be to drag those images into the desired permanent Event you want them in. I do this during the first week of any next month. Then delete the prior month’s Photostream Event once you’ve moved any images you want.

    Also, there is a way to see a 2 window Viewer: while you are viewing images in 1 event, Opt+click any other item in the Library tab of the Inspector, voila, a side by side view of two different Events.

    I also had a great time trying to capture the “blood moon” Nice that there is another chance in October! Maybe I’ll get a couple good ones then šŸ™‚

    Great show!
    @bobbyco

  2. podfeet - April 21, 2014

    Hey Bob – woohoo – option click for the win! That’s awesome.

    I’m afraid I have so many automatic processes going things get kind of out of control. I take a photo with my DSLR, move the images to Aperture, which sends them to iCloud. My iPhone goes to iCloud and then back into Aperture. My phone backs up photos to Google Plus and to One Drive. I’m so confused I feel like Professor Albert some days.

    After I did run my experiments with TidyUp, for the most part i found duplicates within the same Photostream month, so how the heck did I manage that one?

    I like your idea of doing the drag from PS to a project the first week of every month. I do well when I have a schedule. I’ve gotten lazy and I do some of the photos but not all and then can’t remember what I’ve done. Oh and I mail myself photos from my iPhone when PS is taking too long, I’m a mess!

  3. Bob Correa - April 21, 2014

    “After I did run my experiments with TidyUp, for the most part i found duplicates within the same Photostream month, so how the heck did I manage that one?”

    You answered your own question in the next paragraph:
    “Oh and I mail myself photos from my iPhone when PS is taking too long, Iā€™m a mess!”

    Because you also upload images imported into Aperture you created a, dare I say it, LOOP. The photos got emailed to you, you added them to Aperture, then the Photostream hit, sent em’ right to Aperture again.

    Turn off Upload Images in Aperture Preferences>iCloud.

  4. podfeet - April 22, 2014

    I did turn off upload my photos to iCloud from within Aperture (from my DSLR) before I left for New Zealand – I’m pretty sure that alone was actually the root cause of my data overuse on travel problem! Picture this, I go out on a hike at Nerdtacular, take 200 RAW photos coming in around 16MB apiece, come home, offload them to Aperture and go out again. While I’m micromanaging whether Steve is allowed to use Facebook, my Mac was over there uploading 3.2GB of photos!

    And by the way, I don’t email EVERY photo to myself, just from time to time if I get bored waiting for Photo Stream to upload and download to my Mac. Like if I take a screenshot of the iPhone and I want to put it into the blog.

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