How to Change File Associations on macOS


If a particular file type is not opening the appropriate helper application on macOS, you can manually set the appropriate association within the Finder by following these steps:

  • Select the file and select "Get Info" from the File menu
  • Under the "Open with..." section, select the appropriate helper application
  • If you would like this application to open all files of this type, click the "Change All" button
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