Show/Hide Hidden Files and Directories on Mac Finder

All files and directories that start with a dot prefix are hidden by default in Mac Finder App, If you want to see such files and directories you can use the keyboard shortcut ⌘ Command + Shift + . (dot)

Hidden Files Not Visible Finder

As you can see hidden files are not visible by default, but when I press "⌘ Command + Shift + ." I can see all the hidden files and folders.

Hidden Files Visible in Finder

✏️ You can use "Command + Shift + ." Keyboard Shortcut to toggle between show and hide hidden files in Mac Finder!

Quick Look hidden file details

If you want a summary of hidden files and folders you can make use of the keyboard shortcut: ⌘ Command + Y

Quick Look hidden files in Finder

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