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How to Create Desktop Shortcuts for Apps in Mac OS El Capitan

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How to Create Desktop Shortcuts for Apps in Mac OS El Capitan

Placing application icon on Mac’s desktop is quite very easy. It’s just a drag and drop process. Check this complete solution to create shortcut icons on your favorite apps.

There seems to be a tight war between Mac OS and Windows, in these recent years Mac is dominating in terms of usage and slowly people are loving the Mac OS and are moving from buggy windows.

Recently Apple has updated its latest OS to OS X El Capitan. They have improved the interface and other functionalities. This is why Mac OS is always much newer and its six months newer than Windows.

Mac-OS-El-Capitan How to Create Desktop Shortcuts for Apps in Mac OS El Capitan

I’m using iOS from day one, I have experienced this feeling of awesomeness when I switched from Symbian to iOS. But all said and done, desktop of Windows PC has always ruled the roost. Some of the desktop functionalities can’t be found in Mac OS and this could be the possible reason why Windows fans stick to their ‘beloved’ operating system.

If one thing I have to appreciate about Windows is its ability to create shortcuts for applications. Users who have recently moved from Windows computer to a Mac, you must have faced this issue of placing icon shortcuts of your favourite apps.

But the good news is that Mac users can also place shortcut icons of apps they use regularly. Want to know how? Read on…

How to place app shortcut icons on your Mac desktop:

First off, launch a Finder window on your Mac.

Click on Applications from the left side navigation.

Create-App-Shortcut-Icons-in-Mac-Desktop How to Create Desktop Shortcuts for Apps in Mac OS El Capitan

Now select the app you want to create a shortcut for.

Drag the app and drop it on desktop.

Hurray!! The shortcut icon is now created. You can follow this action to create shortcut icons for other apps as well.

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