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  • OS X 10.10 or later
    • Developed and tested on OS X 10.11.6
  • GUI Scripting


Version 1.2.1 -- 2018-07-24

Old Versions

Trash It

"Trash It" is an AppleScript application to move a document opend in the front application to trash. This appllication must be executed from the Spotlight menu or the Script menu or other launcher utilities.

You may meet the case you want to put away the document opend in the frontmost, for exaple a file downloaded file from the Internet is unexpected one. "Trash It" allow you to delete the junk file without back to the Finder.

"Trash It" works as a background application, because it requires access the frontmost document. Therefore "Trash It" apears in the Dock and the front application does not change.

"Trash It" is expected to be launched from ome launcher utilities, e.g. Script menu, DragThing, LaunchBar and so on.

If you move a file to the trash by mistake, selecting the "Edit/Undo" menu of the Finder can recover the file quickly.


  • 1.2.1 -- 2018-07-24
    • Fixed errors when fornt application is Finder.
  • 1.2 -- 2018-07-21
    • OS X 10.10 or later is quired.
    • Remove dependencies on scripting additions (SmartActivate.osax and URI Escape.osax).
    • Avod special folders e.g. Desktop, Libraries, Documents, Applications and so on.
    • Added code signing.