Archive for July 10th, 2015

by Tom Nelson

Have you noticed something missing? OS X Lion as well as later versions of OS X are hiding your Library folder.



Screen shot © Coyote Moon, Inc.

Before the advent of OS X Lion, the Library folder was located at:

Users/home folder/

where ‘home folder’ is the short name of your currently logged in user account. For example, if your account’s short name is bettyo, the path to your Library would be:


The Library folder contains many of the resources that installed applications need to use, including application preference files, application support files, plug-in folders, and new with Lion, the plists that describe the saved state of applications.

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