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macOS - Run multiple instances of an application
September 28, 2023 5:06 AM
Sometimes, it's rare, I know, we need multiple instances open of a given application.
MacOS by default will not let you do this but with the following trick you can do this from terminal by using the "open" statement with the "-n" parameter (n = new instance).
For example, we can open TextEdit with the following statement in Terminal (Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal):
if we want to open another instance of TextEdit, then we can do that with:
open -n /System/Applications/TextEdit.app