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iBoysoft MagicMenu

Getting Started

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, Send To, and Quick Access to the control panel of the right click on Mac.

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 instructions to finish the installation process and launch the application.

Step 3: Click Open System Prefrences to enable Finder extension when asked.

Enable Finder extension for iBoysoft MagicMenu

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

Enable Finder extension for iBoysoft MagicMenu

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 [email protected].

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?

After customizing your New File settings, you can directly create a new file on your desktop by right clicking the blank space of your desktop or creare a new file in an open folder by clicking the blank space of the folder.

Step 1: Open iBoysoft MagicMenu.

Step 2: Select New File on the left panel.

Right click on Mac to create a new file

Step 3: Tick the box to show the new file under Main Menu and/or Sub Menu.

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

Right click on Mac to create a new file

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 to open a local folder to 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 tick the box.

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

How to Delete a File Template?

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

Step 2: Click Delete at the top

deleted added new file template

Step 3: Click OK to comfirm.

How to Edit the Display Name of a File Template?

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

Step 2: Click Edit at the top

deleted added new file template

Step 3: Input a nanme and click OK to comfirm.

Note: Do not use a name that already exists.

How to Send Files to a Target Path?

There are two ways to send files to a target folder or disk with iBoysoft MagicMenu: 1. Send To: send the selected file to the target path and keep the original copy; 2. Move To: send the selected file to the target path and delete 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: Open iBoysoft MagicMenu Main UI.

Step 2: Keep all default settings selected.

file transfer shortcuts on right click menu on Mac

Step 3: Click Send/Move To on the left panel.

Step 4: Tick the box to add the folder under Sub Menu.

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

Send files to a location quickly with iBoysoft MagicMenu

The folders listed in iBoysoft MagicMenu are folders from Mac's Library. If you would like to send files to another location, you can manually add it.

How to Add a New Path?

Step 1: Click Add in Send/Move To window.

Step 2: Click Browse.

Add a new path for file transfer

Step 3: Select a location from Mac's internal storage or external disk and click Ok.

Step 4: Tick the box to add the location under Sub Menu.

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

How to Delete a Path?

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

Step 2: Click Delete.

delete a new path for file transfer

Step 3: Click Ok to confirm.

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

How to Edit a Path?

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

Step 2: Click Edit.

edit a new path for file transfer

Step 3: Input a name and click Ok to confirm.

Note: Do not use a name that already exists. The default library folders can't be edited.

How to Add an Item for Quick Access?

iBoysoft MagicMenu allows you to add an application, a folder, and a web link to your right click menu for quick access.

Step 1: Open iBoysoft MagicMenu Main UI.

Step 2: Click Quick Access on the left panel.

quick access an item on Mac

Step 3: Tick the box to add the folder in Main Menu and/or Sub Menu.

quick access an item

Only Library folders are displayed. If you want to have a quick access to other folders, volumes, disks, apps, or web links, you need to manually add them.

Step 1: Click Add in the Quick Access window.

Step 2: Click Browse to select a path. If you want to add a link, copy and paste the link to the Path bar.

quick access an item

Step 3: Click OK to confirm and tick the box(es) under Main Menu or Sub Menu.

How to Delete a Item for Quick Access?

Step 1: Select a path in Quick Access window.

Step 2: Click Delete.

delete an item for quick access

Step 3: Click Ok to confirm.

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

How to Edit an Item for Quick Access?

Step 1: Select a path in Quick Access window.

Step 2: Click Edit.

edit an item for quick access

Step 3: Input a name and click Ok to confirm.

Note: Do not use a name that already exists. The default library folders can't be edited.

Preferences

iBoysoft MagicMenu offers preferences for users' convenience. Click on iBoysoft MagicMenu icon at the menu bar, go to Preferences and find these settings under General:

iBoysoft MagicMenu Preferences

  1. 1. Launch at startup: if you want to launch iBoysoft MagicMenu Main UI at system startup
  2. 2. Show on Dock: if you want to show iBoysoft MagicMenu icon on Mac's Dock
  3. 3. Show on Menu: if you want to show iBoysoft MagicMenu icon on menu bar
  4. 4. Deactivate iBoysoft MagicMenu: deactive this right click enhancer
  5. 5. Allow full disk access: Enable iBoysoft MagicMenu to have full disk access to your external devices