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Platypus is a developer tool that creates native Mac applications from interpreted scripts such as shell scripts or Perl and Python programs. This is done by wrapping the script in an application bundle directory structure along with an application binary that runs the script.

Platypus makes it easy to share scripts and programs with those unfamiliar with the command line interface. Native user-friendly applications can be created with a few clicks. It is very easy to create installers, maintenance applications, login items, status menu items, launchers, automations and droplets using Platypus. Platypus is free,

What's New in Platypus

Version 5.2:
  • Platypus apps can now register as URL scheme handlers and receive opened URLs as arguments to scripts
  • Platypus apps can now accept dragged URLs
  • Platypus apps that accept dropped files now have an "Open Recent" menu
  • New syntax to create submenus in "Status Menu" interface type
  • Relative paths are now supported in Platypus Profiles, but only through

Requirements for Platypus

  • OS X 10.7 or later
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Platypus User Discussion

5 23
Current Version (5.x)
Downloads 32,702
Version Downloads 979
License Free
Date 03 Mar 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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