How can copy a file path under Mac OS X

Are you looking a way to copy the path of a file on your Mac? Sometimes you may wish to get the full path of a file on the computer but don’t know where to get it, the following guides will showcase several ways to teach you how can get the path of file on your Mac.

Copy from Info Window

In the Mac computer, every item’s details can be check from the Info Window, so you can get the specific file path from it:

  1. Select the file or folder on your PC, press “Command-I” keys to open the information window
  2. Copy the full path to the clipboard on the window

Copy in Finder

  1. Open Finder, and locate the file you need to copy
  2. Right-click on the file, press and hold the Option key, and you will find the filename change to the Pathname
  3. Continue holding the Option key and use your mouse to copy the pathname

Copy via Terminal

  1. Launch Terminal on your computer
  2. Open the Finder, and locate the specified file
  3. Drag the file to the Terminal window, and it will output the file path as text quickly
  4. Copy the file path in the Terminal