How to Open an App from Anywhere on Mac Command Line
Many engineers like myself live in the command line, and perform actions from command line that most others would click an icon for. I've always found opening apps from command line on Macs painful. You need to references the
Applications directory, add
.app to the name, etc. I just want to open apps by name.
To open an app from any directory by its simple name, you can use the
-a argument to
open -a Cyberduck
# Works regardless of case as well
open -a CyBeRdUcK
-a for a command like
open. Being able to open any app by name is exactly what I want!
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