Instance Method

urlForApplication(toOpen:)

Returns the URL to the default app that would be opened.

Declaration

func urlForApplication(toOpen url: URL) -> URL?

Parameters

url

The URL of the file to open.

Return Value

The URL of the default app that would open the specified url. Returns nil if no app is able to open the URL, or if the file URL does not exist.

Discussion

This method is the programmatic equivalent of double-clicking a document in the Finder.

You can safely call this method from any thread of your app.