How To Open Hidden Invisible Files on OSX 10.11 El Capitan

Following are the instruction on how to Open Hidden Invisible Files on OSX 10.11 El Capitan.

As we all know that we hide files and folders in Windows so can do on Mac OS X. Today I’ll tell you how to open Hidden Invisible Files on OSX 10.11 El Capitan, by default Mac OS X has hundreds of hiddens files. To open and see those hidden file you don’t have to go through from any complex methods, all you have to do is follow the instrcution and you can open hidden invisible files on OS X 10.11.


How To Open Hidden Invisible Files on OSX 10.11 El Capitan:

Step√1: Open the text files as you normally do, when the Open files dialog box shows up press ( ‘shift‘ + ‘command‘ + ‘.‘ ).

Step√2: Now you’ll see a change in your file list, all the hidden invisible files will be shown. Just select a file as your normally do to open it.


Now you can easily access the hidden files and edit them, but keep that in mind you can only edit those file for which you have premission. No need to get worry about that we have another solution which help to access all the hidden files weather you have premission or not.

Step√3: First download the Text Wrangler. A text file editor by Bare Bones software.

Step√4: Once you are done with downloading and installing porcess, Run the Text Wrangler and after that you don’t need to use the combination i told you earlier. All the hidden files will automatically shows up. All you have to do is check ” Show hidden files “.

Step√5: To access all the hidden files you must have admin rights, if you open a file and it says enter password to unlock, use you admin password to unlock the file.

All Done.

Ali Raza

Admin at Techbeasts
On Techbeasts, +Ali Raza shares his experiences about the Gadgets he uses, He loves to collect different wallpapers for his Android, Apple smartphones and his laptops, so he also brings you the best wallpapers for your devices.
© 2016 TechBeasts. All rights reserved.· Entries RSS · Comments RSS is not associated with Google, Samsung or any other OS provider and smartphone manufacturer. We are an unofficial fan site.