Automatically delete all the alias files associated with an original file
Version: 2.0.7Alias Assistant enables your Macintosh to automatically delete all the alias files associated with an original file when the original file is emptied from the Trash.
License: Free To Try $10.00
Operating System: Mac OS X
In System 7, users can create multiple desktop icons to represent a single document, application, or folder. One represents the actual original, but the others, called aliases, just point to it.
This feature, for example, allows a user to keep an application located within one folder, but be able launch it by double-clicking on its alias from another location, such as the desktop. The alias is actually a separate file created and maintained by the Finder. However, if a user deletes the original file, the alias file still remains.
Alias Assistant remedies this problem by automatically deleting any alias files associated with a file (or folder) when it is deleted.