FilePane - File Management Drag & Drop Utility

Developer: Sergii Iamkovyi

Current Version: 1.10.3

Last Updated: 7 months ago

Download Size: 7.9 MB - Download


FilePane is a lightweight, versatile multi-tool for quick file management.

It works with almost any selectable and draggable content from any app on your system and suggests various quick actions, based on the data you give it.
You can easily copy/move/create files and folders, edit/share/convert images and a lot more...

Just start dragging a file or text and drop it into "Drop Here" panel, showing near your cursor.

FilePane detects the file type and offers some quick actions for it.

With FilePane you can easily:

- crop, rotate, resize, convert, compress images on the fly;
- free hand drawing on your images and screenshots;
- share content (e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, Airdrop);
- set, store desktop pictures;
- quickly copy/move files to your custom popular destinations;
- copy file size or path to clipboard;
- see word and glyph count and various other handy options for highlighted text;
- converting Text documents and images to PDF;
- convert PDF into images (PNG, JPEG,TIFF and BMP);
- create new Folders, RTF, TXT, Excel and Word files, where you need them

Every single action is just one-two clicks away!

So FilePane, helps you increase workflow efficiency by adding file editing, sharing and management options to Drag-and-Drop.

The app has a minimalist, intuitive UI, which blends in well with Yosemite and El Capitan.

FilePane is not bound to Finder only, as it may seem at first glance. It works with other apps, too!

For example, in Safari, Chrome or other, you can easily save, edit, share, e-mail any image on the fly.
Or quickly sort/save/share/edit/ organise your e-mail attachments.

For questions or suggestions please contact [email protected]
Also available on Twitter and Facebook @mymixapps

Cheers from Ukraine!

- FilePane is featured on Product Hunt, MacWorld, Lifehacker, WonderHowTo, CNET and many others -


Release Notes:

-some minor optimisations and fixes;
- now supports automatic graphics switching for image processing features


Most Helpful Reviews

Version 1.1
Review by Niwrik

Simplify work flow when working with digital media - I saw the write-up on TUAW but could not visualize how the drag-drop interface actually functioned. I figured, for $5, why not. I’m glad I did. The drop location pops-up on demand near the current cursor location. The program works as-designed and the ability to post content to social media, resize images and created archives on the fly is very useful. Highly recommended.

Found helpful by 4 out of 4 people
Version 1.10.2
Review by Phil Seymour

I had to Uninstall this because it interfered with Air Drop - I was so happy to be able to grab a 17 MB image and drop it into the FilePane email icon and have my compose mail form appear with the image at 51 KB. Oh happy days were in my future where I could skip the step of dropping images into Resize-it to get images to fit email, blogs etc. Then I tried to get a couple of images from my iPhone SE. That didn’t go well, so I tried AirDrop. It was unresponsive so I tried email and that didn’t work either. (After I did a complete uninstall, evrything worked again and the images from the SE showed up in my mail the next day) It may be that this software worked with El Capitan, but I upgraded to Sierra and the problem may be the new operating system. There isn’t enough room here for me to give my review of Sierra, but I give it (Sierra) 2 stars. That is up from Maverics, Yosemite and El Capitan which all received a minus 2 stars. It could be the new upgrade bugginess is the problem with FilePane and I will certainly try it again when Sierra has settled down.

Found helpful by 2 out of 3 people

More Reviews for Current Version

Version 1.10.3
Review by sdt33

Just unbelievably useful. 6 stars. - This app is indispensable. I use it many times every day. Fantastic for dealing with screenshots. Select a few jpegs in the finder, drag and drop to quickly combine them into one PDF. For that functionality alone, I’d pay 10x the cost of this app. But then it does so much more. If you’re thinking about getting this app, stop waffling and just buy it. It’s endlessly useful and the price could not be better. Also, note that the developer is helpful and responsive and quickly implemented features that I requested. Can’t go wrong. A+.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 1.10.3
Review by ghostofturing

Keep waiting for full utility - The developer promised preset folder destinations for images, but if there’s ever even the slightest edit those preset destination folders can’t be accessed—which eliminates 90% of the full time savings this app is actually capable of. We’ve been waiting for full implementation of the utility this app promises for two years now. Please update. Thanks.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 1.10.3
Review by Tarzan of the Apps

FilePane Saves So Much Time - This app makes it quick and easy to do the simple tasks that you do many times every day. For example, I am always downloading images or files to my desktop, and then later moving them to different folders. With FilePane moving the files to the right place takes two seconds, instead of two mintues. … Thank you !

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 1.10.3
Review by Sharp42

Incredibly Useful - I’ve been using this app every day for several months now. I won’t even try to guess at how many hours it has saved me.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people