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How to list running Mac Apps and close one of them

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  • 2 weeks later...

There are many ways. The Apple event way, the PSN way and the System Exec way.

The latest one it probably the simplest and faster:


to get all your processes in the format PID TTY  TIME CMD


   ps -xc


Get the PID of your process (first number in the line)
Then do a
     kill -9 PID
This will terminate your application abruptly!
You can also send a quit event to the selected application, do it using "vi.lib:Platform:AppleEvents.llb:AESend Quit Application"
You'll need the application ID using "vi.lib:Platform:Targeting.llb:Get Target ID"


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