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How to Locate OS X Apps on Your Mac By Bundle ID

How to Locate OS X Apps on Your Mac By Bundle ID

Posted April 26, 2012 at 11:14pm by iClarified
These are simple instructions on how to find the location of Mac OS X applications by Bundle ID.

Step One
Launch Terminal from your Applications:Utilities folder.
How to Locate OS X Apps on Your Mac By Bundle ID

Step Two
Input mdfind "kMDItemCFBundleIdentifier == 'com.bundle.id'" replacing com.bundle.id with the BundleID of the app you're searching for, and press Enter.
How to Locate OS X Apps on Your Mac By Bundle ID


Step Three
You'll now be shown the directory location of the app you were looking for. If you have multiple copies of the app on your system you'll be a shown a list of locations.
How to Locate OS X Apps on Your Mac By Bundle ID
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