Current Directory Window for Terminal

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Current Directory Window for Terminal

Current Directory Window for Terminal allows you to open a new Terminal window from Finder with the current working directory set to the directory being displayed in the Finder window.

You can also open a new Terminal window with the current directory set to a selected directory in Finder by right-clicking and using the app’s context menu.

Features

-Open a Terminal window from Finder with the current working directory set to the directory displayed in a Finder window.
-Open a Terminal window from Finder with the current directory set to a directory that is selected in a Finder window.
-You can launch a new Terminal window by right clicking in a Finder window and using the app’s context menu.
-You can launch a new Terminal window by using the app’s toolbar item that appears in Finder’s toolbar.


Current Directory Window for Terminal main window screenshot.
Current Directory Window for Terminal Mac app screenshot of Finder context menu.
Current Directory Window for Terminal Mac App Screenshot Finder toolbar pull down button.

I just downloaded the app but I don’t see the menu items in Finder’s context menu when I right click in a window. What do I do?

For Current Directory Window for Terminal to work, you must enable its Finder Sync extension in System Preferences. Please refer to this tutorial if you need help enabling the Finder Sync extension.

I don’t see the Finder Sync extension in the list in System Preferences after installing the app. What do I do?

There seems to be a bug in macOS Sierra that is causing this. Close System Preferences and relaunch Finder. After you relaunch Finder, open System Preferences again. You should only have to do this once.

I enabled the Finder Sync extension but I am still unable to launch a Terminal window from Finder. Why?

You must grant the app permission to a root directory for it to work. Open the Current Directory Window for Terminal application and press the “Grant Permission” button. Then, select the directory you want to give the app permission to. Select “Macintosh HD” if you want the app to work from all directories on your Mac.

You can purchase Current Directory Window for Terminal on the Mac App Store.