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Showing And Hiding The Hidden Files In Mac

Nicholas Wong
Nicholas Wong

It’s easy! Open Terminal and run the following commands

Show hidden files

defaults write AppleShowAllFiles TRUE  
killall Finder  

Hide hidden files

defaults write AppleShowAllFiles FALSE  
killall Finder

Nicholas Wong

Fullstack software engineer with strong background in computer science and extensive experience in software engineering and architecture. Studied in NYU, worked in Yahoo, Rakuten and Manulife.