MacOS – absolute path to directory accessed by right click ‘Show Package Contents’


In OS X Mountain Lion when you right click on an *.app icon you get an option to 'Show Package Contents' leading you into 'Contents' directory.

I'm having trouble figuring out the absolute path to the 'Contents' directory for a given *.app

Thanks for Help!

Best Answer

Any .app is just a folder so if an application is in


the Contents directory is


You can also get the path by Cmd-clicking on the folder name at the top of the Finder window.