Tags and Notes on Live Folders

Ira's Avatar


29 Mar, 2017 03:57 PM

Hi -

Maybe I missed something with Live Folders. Pixa shows the notes that are already on the image from the OS. I.e. from the MacOS Finder I can use Get Info and it shows me the tags and notes already there. And if I change the notes from the Finder they do show up in Pixa.

How about the reverse? When I change or add a note in Pixa, I don't see this in Finder. And it doesn't seem to show the tags from Finder in Pixa at all.

Please let me know how tags, notes, and colors are supposed to work between Pixa and the OS/Finder.



  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 30 Mar, 2017 12:10 PM

    Danilo Bonardi's Avatar

    Hi Ira,

    tags ( color, size, and user defined ) are stored at file system level using the OpenMeta tags , which are different from the macOS tags and are syncronized with popular cloud services such DropBox and GoogleDrive.

    Here you can find more info:


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