Mac OS X: Tweaking 'Open With'

Clean up duplicate apps in “Open With”

/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user

killall Finder

Delete an app from “Open With”

Add an app to “Open With”

/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -f /Applications/

killall Finder

Set an app as the default option in “Open With”

Details can be found at WonderHowTo.

  1. by sobstel • August 2015 • blog archive