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  1. Add info on minimum system and browser versions to the site

    We're not all running the latest versions browsers or MacOS.

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  2. Easier support for advanced rules by domain

    I'm looking for a tool that will route URLs by domain. e.g., things in my internal corporate domain go to one browser, Facebook goes to fluid, everything else goes to my "preferred" browser. Awesomely, Choosy's advanced rules support this, but, it's actually pretty cumbersome.

    The web address part is matching the whole URL, starting with the protocol, and ending with the path. So if I want to match all hosts in a given domain, without making a hole for malicious things like mallory.com/targetURL/1234, I need to use something like the following regexp:

    ^https?://([a-zA-Z0-9]+.)?facebook.com($|/.*)

    It works, but it's really unwieldy. I'd…

    4 votes
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  3. choose a browser automatically based last one used.

    When you click on a link Choosy deermines which of it's browsers was last the front application and selects that one without user's further input.

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  4. osx 10.12.2 : The application “Choosy.app” can’t be opened.

    works on 2014 mac pro, not on 2011 17", did the install the same way. Any ideas I really like this. I have 2 more macs, will try on them also and update.

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  5. add OS X Applications to what Choosy can let you "Choose"

    Choosy is such a godsend for keeping ME in control of what browser launches what file/link!

    After wrestiling with OSX today to stop it from launching an app for a filetype of which I prefer another application to launch by default instead, I found myself thinking "damn, I wish there was a version of Choosy that worked with Application launching".

    Yes, I know you can right-click on a flie and tell it to open with another app (or option click and set it as a default), but Finder context menus can be VERY sluggish, depending on what other Finder extensions…

    4 votes
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  6. Real Retina support for Choosy 1.1?

    The release notes for Choosy 1.1 say that it has Retina support, but when I click on a link that triggers the display of the browser prompt, the icons and text labels are still non-Retina.

    Running Choosy 1.1.1 in Sierra 10.12.2.

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  7. 4 votes
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  8. Support for Handoff

    Let's say I want to handoff a webpage from Safari on iOS to Chrome on Mac. How would I set up a rule to support this?

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  9. 4 votes
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  10. Update Choosy to bring web browsers to the forefront.

    I can't believe this is the intended behavior, but when I click on a link, Choosy sends the link to the web browser but does not bring it frontmost. I can't imagine what setting this might be. Is there something that I'm doing wrong?

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  11. How do we purchase license in bulk (50 licenses) and by bank transfer please ?

    Hi,

    We need to purchase 50 choosy 1.3 licenses and pay by bank transfer.
    Could you please give us a quote for it and advise how we can do it ?

    Many thanks,

    3 votes
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  12. menu bar icon active sometimes even when preference isn't checked

    occasionally after waking from sleep or logging back in the choosy menu bar icon is back even tho i've set it to not display in choosy preferences

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  13. 3 votes
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  14. fix that Choosy doesn't work for links in other applications

    I installed Choosy. I gave it one simple rule, which is to open all links with a particular URL in a particular browser. It doesn't work.

    I read through all of the documentation and couldn't find anything I'm doing wrong.

    I tested first with "use choosy for links" not checked. But clicking on links just opens in my default browser, as usual. I tested next with "use choosy for links," which asks me if I want choosy to be my default browser. I said yes. But clicking on links results in nothing happening at all.

    I tested by clicking links…

    3 votes
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  15. fix the bug where Choosy just disables itself on it's own. Every day it does this. Not boot related.

    If this is OS related then it's a bug. Very annoying that I can use Choosy, come back a couple of hours later when nothing seems to have changed and it has disabled itself.
    No filevault.

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  16. Choosy disabled itself before it was due to expire.

    I am running Choosy 0.9.2. In System Preferences, it says in red, "Choosy is not registered, you may use it for another 273 days." However, it has now disabled itself. I noticed earlier that in the menubar there were two Choosy menus, 0.9.2 (old icon) and 0.9.3 (triangle icon). Now there is only the 0.9.2 menu. Choosy 0.9.2 has asked in the past to upgrade to 0.9.3, and it told me then that if I did so, my trial period would be set to 90 days. That was less than 90 days ago, and I do not remember even downloading…

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    It sounds like some confusion has occured between the two versions – one has expired and the other hasn’t. The automated update shouldn’t install a new version without asking, and when it does it should replace the old version so there are a number of issues here.

    Could you email me and I can get some more details from you?
    george@choosyosx.com

  17. Not work in Twitter for Mac

    When click link in Twitter for Mac, the prompt come out and gone, please fix it.

    3 votes
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  18. Select which browser to use based on the email folder or account in Mail

    integrate with apple Mail - select which browser to use based on the email folder or account

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  19. Fix Opera so it doesn't start a new instance every time.

    This happens on Opera 9.63 and 10 alpha

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  20. 3 votes
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