Oct 20, 2023

A utility for specifying what application should open what file type from the command line

$ osascript -e 'id of app "mpv"' io.mpv $ openwith io.mpv mkv mov mp4 avi

^^^ first we get the application id of mpv, then set it to open mkv, mov, mp4, and avi files

Not available on homebrew.

Example of me setting firefox as my program for opening gifs, because preview handles them in an insanely useless way:

$ openwith $(osascript -e 'id of app ""') gif gif (com.compuserve.gif) -> org.mozilla.firefox gif ( -> org.mozilla.firefox

It kind of annoyingly opens them in a new window instead of a tab, but what can you do

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