DOT Delete Removes Mac DS_Store Files From Windows

You might’ve noticed that Mac file system copies a bunch of files like .DS_Store to any folder that is accessed. Deleting such files off your USB or external storages is one tedious job in Windows, as each file has to be removed cautiously to prevent loss of important files and documents. If you feel such nuisance frequently while porting data back & forth between Mac and Windows, we reckon using DOT Delete – an application for Windows which require users to simply drag & drop the folder which has been accessed on Macintosh to remove junk off it. It is programmed to find all Mac files which are not needed, such as,  .DS_Store, ._support, ._icons, ._DWSearchFieldSupport and so on.

All you need to do is to launch the application and drop folders over the defined area. It will start finding files which are not needed and are unusable on Windows. Once the process is finished, it will display the list of files which are to be deleted. Before deleting, it is recommended to verify the list to make sure no important files and documents are included.

Below you can watch a brief tutorial video.

It has been tested on Windows 7 but also works on both Windows XP and Windows Vista.

Download DOT Delete

For more, also have a look at FolderWasher.

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About Alyse Kalish

Alyse Kalish
As an Associate Editor for The SalesJobInfo, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.

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