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LaunchServicesFindApplicationForInfoMBS(creator as string, bundleID as string, name as string) as folderitem
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
global method Launch Services MBS MacOSX Plugin 3.2 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes All
Function: Locate a specific application.
MsgBox LaunchServicesFindApplicationForInfoMBS("prvw","","").Name
MsgBox LaunchServicesFindApplicationForInfoMBS("","","").Name
MsgBox LaunchServicesFindApplicationForInfoMBS("","","").Name
Returns the application with the corresponding input information. The registry of applications is consulted first in order of bundleID, then creator, then name. All comparisons are case insensitive and 'ties' are decided first by version, then by native vs. Classic.

Parameters can be "". The name of the application must be the name with the extension.

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