The simple editor for PLIST files. For Mac, Win & Linux.
Update! Version 1.2.3 is out with new features and fixes! Improved stability, and dark mode for Mac! Grab it now.


Plistinator for Mac is a native Mac OSX App!
Also on the Mac App Store.


Plistinator for Windows is a native Windows App! Coming soon for the Windows 8 Store.


Plistinator is available in Linux 32 bit and Linux 64 bit. Check the compatibility listing for your version of Linux.

Edit PLIST files for free

Watch the video below for tips on editing PLIST files for free. Depending on the platform you’re on, and the format of the file – binary or XML it may be possible. Check the video below for how to do it.

If you’re a developer you’ve got a lot of options for free editing of PIST files. Check the article about Open-Source code & tools for PLIST editing of both binary & XML format data.

Plistinator, by Smithsoft

Smithsoft builds apps and games: and we use PLIST files a lot! One day we needed a cross platform PLIST editor… and Plistinator was born. Read the whole store in our The Plistinator story article.

The Smithsoft software company that built Plistinator, stands behind it: so please reach out for support if you have any issues.  There’s a special support link right inside Plistinator itself or you can read our support FAQ or email us.

No risk. Try Plistinator for editing your plist files. If you're not happy, get 100% of your money back, guaranteed!

Customer Feedback

Robert K. <[email protected]> Feb 25

Sarah – that works like a charm. Thank you very much!



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