Instance Method


Returns the URL for the app with the specified identifier.


func urlForApplication(withBundleIdentifier bundleIdentifier: String) -> URL?



A bundle identifier specifying an app.

Return Value

The URL of the app, or nil if no app has the bundle identifier.


This method uses various (currently unspecified) heuristics in case multiple apps have the same bundle ID.

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

See Also

Manipulating Uniform Type Identifier Information

func type(ofFile: String) -> String

Returns the uniform type identifier of the specified file, if it can be determined.

func localizedDescription(forType: String) -> String?

Returns the localized description for the specified Uniform Type Identifier (UTI).

func preferredFilenameExtension(forType: String) -> String?

Returns the preferred filename extension for the specified Uniform Type Identifier (UTI).

func filenameExtension(String, isValidForType: String) -> Bool

Returns whether the specified filename extension is appropriate for the Uniform Type Identifier (UTI).

func type(String, conformsToType: String) -> Bool

Returns a Boolean indicating that the first Uniform Type Identifier (UTI) conforms to the second UTI.