How to quit all Mac applications with one click? Sometimes there are many open applications, but you don’t want to close them one by one. In fact, Mac computers can quit all applications with one click, but the method is different for desktop and laptop. Here’s how to quit all applications with one click:
Method 1: Slide all five fingers outward on the touchpad at the same time to exit the program and go back to the computer desktop.
Method 2: Use the shortcut key Command + H to hide the application. This will exit the application.
Method 3: Use the shortcut key Command + M to minimize the foremost window to the program dock. This will exit the program.
How to quit all applications on Mac desktop with one click:
- Open the Launchpad software > Other > Automator.
- Select “Applications” and click the Pick button.
- Search for “Quit” in the search bar and select “Quit all applications” in the search results. Drag it to the right window. We can customize the applications that we don’t need to quit with one click here, and you can choose to skip them.
- Find the target program in the storage location and drag it to the Dock bar. Click it to quit all the applications still running in the background.