I would like to know if there is any utility for Mac OS X (Mountain Lion) that can "undo" closing of Finder windows - much like tabs in a web browser have the "undo close tab" feature:

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My initial Google searching just brings up lots of keyboard shortcut lists, and I can't find any questions covering this topic on Super User.

I like the Finder.app just fine aside from this 'flaw', so I'm not really interested in using a Finder replacement (except if it is XtraFinder as shlck pointed out - that looks pretty nice and seems to integrate with the existing finder). Still interested to know if there is another option, tho.

  • XtraFinder should have this feature IIRC – slhck Feb 7 '13 at 23:02
  • that looks so good i'm going to edit the question to remove the "no finder replacement" stipulation so you can put that as the answer – cwd Feb 7 '13 at 23:05

Finder on its own can't do this.

The XtraFinder add-on gives Finder a new tab feature with the same functionality as in web browsers. Open a tab with ⌘T, and undo closing a tab with ⇧⌘T, or by right-clicking the New Tab button.

XtraFinder is not a complete Finder replacement, so you just get the additional features without losing the actual Finder.

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