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Thread: How to edit a.plist file in windows?

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    Question How to edit a.plist file in windows?
    Hi guys, is there a program like BBedit but for windows users, I want it cause I wanna edit a .plist file... How can I do it?

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  2. #2
    Install erica's utilities. This includes an app called "plutil". This will convert your binary plists to xml format. Then just copy them off your phone and into any windows text editor. Notepad may work as long as you have carriage returns/linefeeds. I'd use something like notepad2 or notepad++ though. Wordpad would even work.

    Alternatively, there are web-based binary to xml plist converters. Just google them if you want to use that route.

    PS: ericas utils will be installed to /var/root/bin
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  4. #3
    sorry I know it's old but still don't find an easy solution. Is there an easy way yet on XP?

  5. #4
    yes. erica's utilities. install it, go onto the phone and execute plutil -convert xml PLISTFILE.plist then you can just open the .plist with notepad

  6. #5
    how do i execute plutil?

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