Ds Store Remover
By Laurent Grandhomme
Open the Mac App Store to buy and download apps.
Easily delete .DS_Store files with DS Store Remover!
DS Store Remover allows you to delete .DS_Store files contained in the specified directories (recursively).
Directories can be added using a open directory dialog or by drag and dropping them on the application.
As a bonus, DS Store Remover optionally deletes Thumbs.db files.
.DS_Store (Desktop Services Store) is a hidden file created by Mac OS X to store custom attributes of a folder such as the position of icons or the choice of a background image.
By default, the Mac OS X Finder will create a .DS_Store file in every folder that it accesses, even folders on remote systems (for example, folders shared over an SMB or AFP connection).
These .DS_Store files can be really pesky in a multi-platform network environment, they can basically just lead to unnecessary filesystem clutter that Windows & Linux users receive no benefit from.
Great App…. But Only Temporarly
I installed it and it worked perfectly. However, a few months later I noticed those stubborn .DS_Store files popping up everywhere again. So I used it once more and right after I closed it, the files appeared seconds later… This needs to be fixed because I have tried all methods to remove these files. My documents are becoming very unorganized and being a student that is the last thing I need. Great app, but it's only temporary.
Worked great for me and saves lots of time!
Thanks so much for his great time saving tool! I had to go remove the .DS_Store files from a large NAS directory with many many sub-dorectories. This tool did such a great job of removing them all recursively once given the top level directory path. No problems here.
I’m premium template designer and sell our premium themes on marketplaces. My windows customers hate .ds_store file. My products has my files and created automtically many .ds_store files. This software absolutely slow my problem. Thanks