Free Downloads (by the way, Leap does the same thing as Nifty Box, but costs 60 dollars)
Nifty Box Download/
OpenMeta Exporter DownloadUPDATE: OpenMeta Exporter is no longer needed.
Step 1: Create an AppleScript droplet for adding Nifty Box tags to files easily.
on open (the_Droppings)
set theTags to text returned of (display dialog "Pick a tag! (you can add more than one tag by leaving a space between each word" default answer "")
if theTags is equal to "" then
display dialog "You must enter a tag"
set defaulDelims to AppleScript's text item delimiters
set AppleScript's text item delimiters to " "
set thelistofTags to text items of theTags
set AppleScript's text item delimiters to defaulDelims
tell application "Nifty Box"
set theFile to the_Droppings
set x to add path POSIX path of theFile
x add tags named thelistofTags
tags of x
Step 2: Add the Droplet to your Finder Window and drag files to it.
Step 3: Add some tags.
Step 4: This is the result in Nifty Box.
Step 5: Use Spotlight to find files using Nifty Box meta tags (Convert meta tags from Nifty Box to OpenMeta with the OpenMeta Exporter). UPDATE: The newer version of Nifty Box will auto export to Spotlight wihtout the need for OpenMeta Exporter. Tags even show up in the Finder>More Info window.