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iBoysoft MagicMenu

iBoysoft MagicMenu is a right click enhancer that helps Mac users get better control of the right click menu in macOS.

It adds news options such as New File, Move To, Copy To, Quick Access, and other useful shortcuts to the control panel of the right click on Mac. It also allows users to add new categories and self-developed functionalities to the right click context menu, making this utility user involved and tailored.

Supported Operating Systems

macOS 12 Monterey, 11 Big Sur, 10.15 Catalina, macOS 10.14 Mojave, macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

How to Install iBoysoft MagicMenu?

Step 1: Download MagicMenu at https://iboysoft.com/magic-menu/ and double click the .pkg file.

Step 2: Follow the onscreen instructions to finish the installation process.

Step 3: Click the "Restart Finder" button and then use your new right click menu immediately without launching it.

Step 4: Select iBoysoft MagicMenu Finder Integration and quit the System Preference.

Step 5: Start to use iBoysoft MagicMenu.

Note: If you failed to enable Finder extension, the pop-up will ask you to enable it again after Mac restarts. Please enable Finder extension first.

How to Activate iBoysoft MagicMenu?

iBoysoft MagicMenu provides a 7-day free trial for users to edit a new right click menu on Mac. After the trial expires, users need to activate it with a license key.

Step 1: Click iBoysoft MagicMenu icon on the menu bar > select Activate from the dropdown menu to open the activation window.

Step 2: Purchase the license key, copy and paste it to the license bar and then click Activate.

Note: Please make sure you have internet access (either eithernet or Wi-Fi) while activating iBoysoft MagicMenu. Have no internet access or have other questions? Please contact us via support@iboysoft.com.

Supported File Templates for New File Creation

The defualt file templates that iBoysoft MagicMenu allows you to create a new file with include AI, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, PSD, TXT, WPS, XLS, XLSX, DPS, ET, KEYNOTE, MARKDOWN, NUMBERS, PAGES, PLIST, PY, RB, RTF, SH, XML.

iBoysoft MagicMenu also allows you to manually add any wanted file templates to be created.

Note: The default file templates can't be deleted or edited.

How to Create a New File?

You can directly create a new file on your desktop or in an opened folder by right clicking the blank space.

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If you need to change the default new file formats in the right click context menu, follow the steps:

Step 1: Click iBoysoft MagicMenu icon in the top menu bar and select Open Main UI.

Step 2: Select New File on the left panel.

Step 3: Tick the box under Main Menu and/or Sub Menu to show the new file formats in right click main menu or sub menu.

Step 4: Create a new file by right clicking on the blank space.

Note: If the default file templates can't meet your needs, you can manually add a new template file.

How to Add a New Template File?

A template file is a file you select and add to iBoysoft MagicMenu as a template you want to create a new file with. It can be a blank file or a file with pre-edited content such as invoice, contract, and notice. There is no limit on how many file templates you can create with the same file extension.

Step 1: Click Add in the New File window.

Step 2: Click Browse and select a template file to the software.

Add new file template

Note: The displayed name will be the file extension by default. You can edit it.

Step 3: Click OK to confirm and the new template file will be automatically added to the sub menu of your right click menu..

Step 4: Create a new file by right clicking on the blank space.

How to Delete a File Template?

Note: The default file templates can't be deleted.

Step 1: Select a file template you added in New File windows.

Step 2: Click Delete at the top.

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Step 3: Click Yes to comfirm.

How to Edit the Display Name of a File Template?

Note: The default file templates can't be edited.

Step 1: Select a file template you added in New File windows.

Step 2: Click Edit at the top

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Step 3: Input a name and click OK to comfirm. Do not use a name that already exists.

How to Send Files to a Target Path?

Send files to a location quickly with iBoysoft MagicMenu

There are two ways to send files to a target folder or disk with iBoysoft MagicMenu:

Move To: send the selected file to the target path and delete the original copy.

Copy To: send the selected file to the target path and keep the original copy.

Note: The first time you send files to an external storage device, you will be asked to allow Full Disk Access. Follow the steps:

  1. Step 1: Click Full Disk Access at the bottom corner of your external device.
  2. Step 2: Click on the yellow lock icon at the bottom. You will be asked to enter the password if there is.
  3. Step 3: Click + and add iBoysoft MagicMenu to this list.
  4. Step 4: Launch iBoysoft MagicMenu again.

Step 1: Select a file you want to send.

Step 2: Right click on it and select Copy To or Move To.

Step 3: Select a destination.

All Mac's Library folders will appear as default paths. If you want to change the default paths, open the Main UI, click Copy/Move To section and untick the box under Sub Menu.

If you would like to send files to another location, you can manually add the new location as a target path.

How to Add a New Path?

Step 1: Open iBoysoft MagicMenu and go to Copy/Move To window.

Step 2: Click Add at the top.

Add a new path for file transfer

Step 3: Select an entire disk (both internal or external), a partition, or a folder and click Select.

Step 4: Click OK and the new path will be automatically added to the sub menu of your Copy to and Move To options.

Step 5: Right-click on a file and select Send To or Move To the newly added target path.

How to Delete a Path?

Note: The default Libray folders can't be deleted.

Step 1: Select a path in Copy/Move To window.

Step 2: Click Deleteat the top.

delete a new path for file transfer

Step 3: Click Yes to confirm.

How to Edit a Path?

Note: The default Library folders can't be edited.

Step 1: Select a path in Copy/Move To window.

Step 2: Click Editat the top.

edit a new path for file transfer

Step 3: Input a name and click Ok to confirm. Do not use a name that already exists.

What is Quick Access?

quick access an item on Mac

Quick Access is a feature that allows users to open an application, a file, a folder, or a web link with a righ click on the blank space. It saves much time going through folders or web searches to find the wanted item.

How to Add an Item for Quick Access?

By default, iBoysoft MagicMenu allows you to quickly access Mac's Library folders and Bing.com. You can mannually add an item to your right click menu for quick access.

Step 1: Open iBoysoft MagicMenu Main UI and Click Quick Access on the left panel.

Step 2: Click Add at the top.

Step 3:Click Browse to select a ocal`apr, folder, partition, or disk. Or You can copy and paste a webpage URL to the Path section.

add an item for quick access

Step 4:Click Ok and the new item will be added to the sub menu of Quick Access automatically.

How to Delete an Item for Quick Access?

Note: Default items in Quick Access can't be deleted.

Step 1: Open iBoysoft MagicMenu Main UI and Click Quick Access on the left panel.

Step 2: Select an item in Quick Access window.

Step 3: Click Delete at the top.

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Step 4: Click Yes to confirm.

How to Edit an Item for Quick Access?

Note: Default items in Quick Access can't be edited.

Step 1: Open iBoysoft MagicMenu Main UI and Click Quick Access on the left panel.

Step 2: Select an item in Quick Access window.

edit an item for quick access

Step 3: Click Edit at the top.

Step 3: Input a name and click Ok to confirm. Do not use a name that already exists.

What is Function Library?

Function Library

Function Library is a collection folder that contains many more useful functionalities you can add to the context menu of your right click. It includes Common, Launch With, and Screen Capture folders and they will appear in your main right click menu by default.

Also, you are allowed to add self-developed functions to the existing folders or create new categories for better control of functions in Function Library.

Common

  • • Copy Path: Copy the path of a selected app, file, folder, partition, or disk
  • • List Hidden Files: Show files you make invisible
  • • Cut: Cut the selected file or folder for pasting
  • • Delete Directly: Delete the selected item directly without moving it to the Trash
  • • Hide Selected Items: Make the selected items invisible
  • • Hide All Items: Make all items in a folder, partition, or disk invisible
  • • Unhide All Items: Make all hidden items visible

Launch With

  • • Terminal: Open the selected item with Terminal or launch Terminal when right-clicking on Mac's desktop
  • • iTerm2: Open the slected item with iTerm2
  • • VS Code: Open the slected item with VS Code
  • • Sublime Text: Open the slected item with Sublime Text
  • • Atom: Open the slected item with Atom
  • • UltraEdit: Open the slected item with UltraEdit

Screen Capture

Note: when you use the screen capture option for the first time, you will be asked to enable screen recording priviledge in Security & Privacy.

  • • Screen Recording: record the screen activity and turn it into a video
  • • Screenshot & Copy to Pastebord: Take a screenshot and copy it for pasting
  • • Screenshot & Save...: Take a screenshot and save it to a wanted destination
  • • Screenshot & Preview: Take a screenshot and open it with the Preview app
  • • Screenshot & Send to Mail: Take a screenshot and attach it in Mail
  • • Screenshot & Save to Desktop: Take a screenshot and save it to Mac's desktop

How to Add a Category?

Step 1: Click the Add button at the top of the Library Function.

Step 2: Select Category.

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Step 3: Give it a name and click Ok. The newly created category will appear in the main menu of your right click control panel.

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How to Delete a Category?

Note: You can only delete an empty category. Default Common, Launch With, and Screen Capture category can't be deleted.

Step 1: Select the category you added.

Step 2: Click the Delete button.

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Step 3: Click Yes to confirm.

How to Edit a Category?

Note: Default Common, Launch With, and Screen Capture category can't be edited.

Step 1: Select the category you added.

Step 2: Click the Edit button.

Step 3: Input a new name and click Ok.

edit category

How to Add a Function?

Step 1: Click the Add button at the top of the Library Function.

Step 2: Select Function.

add function

Step 3: Complete the needed information include:

  • • Inputing a name
  • • Selecting an icon (optional)
  • • Selecting a script file
  • • Selecting which category this new function will be add to
  • • Selecting a maching rule
  • • Selecting where the new function will take effect

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Step 3:Click Ok

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How to Delete a Function?

Note: Default functions in Function Library can't be deleted.

Step 1: Select the function you added.

Step 2: Click the Delete button.

Step 3: Click Yes to confirm.

How to Edit a Function?

Step 1: Select a funtion in Function Library.

Step 2: Click the Edit button.

  • • If you select a default function, you can only move it to a different category.
  • • If you select a function you added, you will see the same window when you added it and be able to change its name, icon, script, etc.

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Step 3: Click Ok to save change(s).

How to Sort All Functions of MagicMenu?

sort all functions and categories

Sorting will change the order of categories and functions in your control panel of the right click menu.

You can either use the up and down arrows beside an item or click the Move Up or Move Down buttons at the top to change the order. You can move the item up or down one rank at a time.

Preferences

iBoysoft MagicMenu offers Preferences for users to better utilize this tool to improve work efficiency. You can find Preferences in these places:

  • • Click the three dots at the right top corner of MagicMenu and select Preferences.
  • • Click iBoysoft MagicMenu beside the Apple logo and select Preferences.
  • • Click iBoysoft MagicMenu icon at the menu bar and select Preferences.

iBoysoft MagicMenu Preferences

General

iBoysoft MagicMenu Preferences

  • • Launch at startup: Launch iBoysoft MagicMenu Main UI at system startup
  • • Show on Dock: Display iBoysoft MagicMenu icon on Mac's Dock
  • • Show on Menu: Display iBoysoft MagicMenu icon at the menu bar
  • • Deactivate iBoysoft MagicMenu: Deactive this right click enhancer to stop using it
  • • Allow full disk access: Enable iBoysoft MagicMenu to have full disk access to your storage devices

New File

iBoysoft MagicMenu Preferences

  • • Enable audio prompts: Turn on audio prompts after a new file is created
  • • Automatically open after creating a new file: After a new file is created, it will be automatically opened with its according app

Copy/Move To

iBoysoft MagicMenu Preferences

  • • Enable Move To: Allow moving a file or folder to a target path
  • • Enable Copy To: Allow copying a file or foldes to a target path
  • • Enable audio prompts: Turn on audio prompts after moving or copying files or folders to a target path
  • • Show external drives in target path: Display detected external storage devices in target path without manually adding them to Copy/Move To window
  • • Show copied/moved files in Finder: After a file or a folder is copied or moved to a target path, Finder app will be automatically launched to display it
  • • Save the selected path automatically: If you use Select Path... option for copying and moving a file or a folder, the selected path will be automatically added to Copy To and Move To as a target path.