Save Time with New System-Wide Shortcuts

Power users set up their Macs to automate routine tasks, pressing into service Apple’s built-in automation tool, Automator; text expanders like Keyboard Maestro; and launchers like LaunchBar and Butler. But sometimes Apple makes it really easy for us by including powerful shortcuts that don’t take much effort to use. Mojave adds a significant one, Quick Actions. These shortcuts let you do common tasks—like rotating an image, annotating a PDF, or creating a PDF out of multiple files—right in the Finder, without having to open a single app. And if that wasn’t enough, you can even make your own using Automator.

Find Quick Actions

You can access Quick Actions from several places.

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