Create a “New Terminal” shortcut App in OSX

You want to click on an icon to start a new Terminal instance.

1. open up the “AppleScript Editor”, you can do so by firing up the Spotlight search and type “AppleScript Editor”
new_term_12. The script you’ll need is presented below, paste it to the editor, then you can press “Run” to test it out.



new_term_33. Export the app as a .app. Go to “File” -> “Export…”, I name the file as “New Terminal”

4. The next step we disguise the “New Terminal” app as the Terminal. Well…because it looks better

new_term_7 Here we go

5. You can drag it to the Dock or assign a shortcut for easy access


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