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OpenIn.app

macOS native application for smart link handling

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The most advanced links and files opener

The most advanced links and files opener

Configurations for any use

Configurations for any use

Increase your productivity

Increase your productivity

FAQ

  • OpenIn.app is native application for Intel and Apple Silicon architecture.
  • OpenIn.app allows you to convert mailto links to https links, allowing you to use Browsers as mail clients.
  • OpenIn.app can be a file opener, allowing you to configure which app you want to see in the list.
  • OpenIn.app can modify file open request, and send application a request to open a parent folder instead of the file. This is very handy, when you ask your favorite Editor to open parent folder instead of .xcodeproj.

How to configure OpenIn.app as a default Browser?

Open OpenIn.app preferences, go to the Browsers tab and click on the link at the bottom of the window Set as default browser.

How to configure OpenIn.app as a default Mail Application?

Open Mail.app preferences, and select OpenIn.app as a default Mail application. Refer to Apple Documentation

How to configure OpenIn.app to use Gmail as a Mail Application?

  1. Go to the preferences tab of OpenIn.app and select Mail Apps.
  2. Add your favorite browser as an application.
  3. Configure custom properties for this application.
    • Select Convert to HTTPS link.
    • Set URL to https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?view=cm&source=mailto.
    • Set subject query parameter name to su.

How to configure OpenIn.app to use FastMail as a Mail Application?

  1. Go to the preferences tab of OpenIn.app and select Mail Apps.
  2. Add your favorite browser as an application.
  3. Configure custom properties for this application.
    • Select Convert to HTTPS link.
    • Set URL to https://www.fastmail.com/mail/compose.

How to configure OpenIn.app to use other email services as a Mail Application?

You need to find a correct url that will allow to compose a new message. In this URL you need to find a way to pass to, subject, body, cc and bcc as parameters. The most important is to. Having trouble figuring it out? Send us email to support@loshadki.app and we can help you with that.

How to configure default browser for a specific domain?

If you want to forward links with a specific domain to particular browser, you can configure it in the OpenIn.app preferences.

  1. Open OpenIn.app Preferences, Browsers tab.
  2. For the browser you want to be a default browser for a specific domain click on the link button 🔗.
  3. Add a domain, for example *.amazon.*. That wil match all links that include amazon, like https://smile.amazon.com, https://amazon.com, https://amazon.gb, but not https://example.com?amazon.com.

How to configure default Mail Application for domains?

It is very common to have multiple mail services, one for work, one for personal use. If you want to open all mailto emails with domain @mycompany.com in a specific Mail Application without showing a application picker window.

  1. Open OpenIn.app Preferences, Mail Apps.
  2. For the Mail Application you want to be a default for a specific domain click on the link button 🔗.
  3. Add a match like *@mycompany.com.

How to open Zoom meetings in the Zoom application avoiding the browser?

  1. Open OpenIn.app Preferences, Browsers tab.
  2. Add zoom.us.app as custom browser application.
  3. Unselect zoom.us app from the list, as you don’t want to see this app every time you click any link.
  4. Click the link button 🔗 and add default domain for this application *.zoom.us/j/*.
  5. Next time you click zoom invite, if OpenIn.app is set as a default browser, it should be opened directly in Zoom.

None of these applications have their link formats documented. Unfortunately it is not as simple just to send the https link to the app to work. For example, for Zoom you need to convert https link to zoommtg (see Zoom URL Schemes), other applications expect different link formats, and usually we can find the scheme, but know nothing about what kind of parameters we need to attach.

How to configure OpenIn.app as a default application for a file extension?

  1. Open OpenIn.app preferences tab Path Extensions
  2. Drag any file with desired file extension to the window.
  3. Select applications you want to use for this file extension.
  4. Open finder and select any file with desired file extension.
  5. In Finder with the right click open Get Info dialog on the file with desired file extension.
  6. In the dialog change the application in Open With to OpenIn.app and click on Change All…

What are the Pro features available in AppPurchase?

Ability to add custom applications for the file types, custom browsers and mail applications. OpenIn.app automatically can get the list of the apps registered for a particular file types, but if you have an app, that can open this file type, but did not register in the system, you have to add them manually to the list. One example could be your favorite editor to open .xcodeproj files. Or a browser for a mailto links.

Does OpenIn.app support keyboard?

Yes, when you see the list, you can see assigned numbers to each application. Just click the number on the keyboard. Additionally, OpenIn.app supports TouchBar, where you will see the same list of applications.

Can I configure my own order for the applications and browsers?

Go to the OpenIn.app Preferences and change the order by dragging applications by clicking the most right icon in the application (3 horizontal lines).

Known issues

  • On Catalina application selector does not show more than 4 applications (on Big Sur you have a Scroll Bar)

Privacy Policy

We believe very strongly in our customers right to privacy. Our customer records are not for sale or trade, and we will not disclose our customer data to any third party except as may be required by law.

Any information that you provide to us in the course of interacting with our sales or technical support departments is held in strict confidence. This includes your contact information (including, but not limited to your email address and phone number), as well as any data that you supply to us in the course of a technical support interaction.

Support

Please email us any suggestions, ideas, questions or discovered bugs to support@loshadki.app