Add your app to login items (Mac)

Klaus Major klaus at
Mon Mar 13 09:40:28 EST 2006

Bonjour Paul,

> There is a way to do a script that may add or delete your app to  
> Mac "Login
> Items" (to auto run your app at Mac startup)?
> I know that you could read/write the loginwindow.plist, but there  
> is a more
> simple way? I don't like to adopt and study complex XML libraries  
> only for
> this target.

very quick guess (not tested, but worth a try :-):
Maybe one could create an alias to the app in the folder "Startupitems"?
-> Bootvolume/Library/Startupitems/

> Greetings
> Paul Claude


Klaus Major
klaus at

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