Easy New File is a finder extension which adds some functions in right click menu in the Finder


1.Quick new file
2.Copy file path
3.Support all common file extension, such as text file ,word document ,excel,keynote,richText document ,shell,Python Script, Swift...
4.Quick open Terminal.
5.Add custom file template by yourself.
6.Support External Disk Create New File.

Q: How to enable ?
A: Go to System Preferences->Extensions ->enable Easy New File
Q:Why not see menu item even enable extensions?
A:This is mac bug not mine.As i know you should relaunch your Finder.


Good Luck~

What's New

Version 4.1

Support disable template.

Ratings and Reviews

works great; could use a little documenation


This Finder extension adds --the only-- Windows feature I ever missed: the ability to create a new file in place, in whichever directory was open. It saves time not having to navigate a potentially convoluted file system if you’re already in the folder where you want to save the file. In that regard, it effectively replaces the functionality of the long-gone ‘Click, there it is!’.

This extension has only a few options, which can be deduced by trial and error since there is essentially no documentation. If it had a few paragraphs of clear instructions, I’d have rated it 5 stars. It works well!

Developer Response

Fist thank you.
I will upgrade it.
Best wish for you.

not really working


it’s a pity that such an app won’t really create new files as it claims to do: basically it can only create pure text files. for xlsx and other more delicate file formats, the files created by this app cannot be correctly opened and error messages will be evoked.
for me it’s a total waste of money as the claimed functions can be fully realised with other options:
1) open terminal: use go2shell (just google it);
2) pure text file: use automator.

Developer Response

hi~ you can update to v3.0. it support all the template.

Great and very useful stuff! But thу one feature needed...


Please, support OpenOffice, LibreOffice and similar docs. Extremely needed!


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