How to show hidden (invisible) system files in Transmit for Mac

Zach Zach (249)
2 minutes

Transmit is my FTP/SFTP client of choice. By default, Transmit hides hidden/invisible/system files. As a web designer, it useful to show hidden or system files by default when working with platforms such as Wordpress (.htaccess, anyone?).

If you're trying to access files outside of Transmit, check out our guide on how to show hidden system files on Mac.

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Open Transmit

Navigate to Applications > Transmit.app.

Connect to a Server

You'll need to be connected to a server to access the full View context menu mentioned below. Any server will do.

Enable Invisible Files

With the Transmit window active, navigate to View > Show Invisible Files. By selecting this menu item, invisible files are now shown in Transmit.

Apple hid the battery percentage option starting with Big Sur. Here's where it is.
Zach Zach (249)
5 minutes

I always keep an eye on my MacBook's battery percentage—especially since, as a developer, I run a lot of resource-intensive applications.