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== Converting Binary Plists ==
We hope you will contribute much and well.
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Binary plists are the files that Apple products use to store information. The easiest way to view them is to convert them to xml.
You will probably want to read the [[Help:Contents|help pages]].
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Again, welcome and have fun! [[User:.FUF|.FUF]] 00:17, 19 February 2011 (PST)
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The program plutil is native to OSX, however it is also included when iTunes is installed on a Windows PC.
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plutil on a Windows PC is stored in:
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Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support
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Which can be added to the PATH in Environmental variables so plutil can be run from anywhere
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To convert Binary plists to XML run the command:
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'''plutil -convert xml1 file.plist'''
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== Links ==
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plutil man page - [[http://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/plutil.1.html]]

Revision as of 20:19, 9 September 2011

Converting Binary Plists

Binary plists are the files that Apple products use to store information. The easiest way to view them is to convert them to xml.

The program plutil is native to OSX, however it is also included when iTunes is installed on a Windows PC.

plutil on a Windows PC is stored in: Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support Which can be added to the PATH in Environmental variables so plutil can be run from anywhere

To convert Binary plists to XML run the command: plutil -convert xml1 file.plist



Links

plutil man page - [[1]]