What and Where Is the Utilities Folder on Mac (Sonoma)?

Cassie Xie
Last updated: Jan 25, 2024
Summary: This article introduces the Mac Utilities folder. Learn how to open the Utilities folder on Mac in 5 ways. An easy-to-use Mac app uninstaller program is also introduced to help you uninstall apps on your Mac.
Utilities folder

What Is Utilities Folder on Mac?

The Utilities folder on Mac contains a set of system utilities and tools. It includes Activity Monitor, Disk Utility, Terminal, Console, Boot Camp Assistant, Migration Assistant, System Information, Screenshot, and more. These tools are often used for tasks like disk management, system monitoring, troubleshooting, system settings configuration, etc.

How to Open Utilities Folder on Mac – 4 Ways

To open the Utilities folder on Mac, you can use one of the 4 ways below.

Way 1. Open the Utilities Folder from Finder

  • Open Finder from the Dock.
  • Click Applications in the sidebar.
  • In the right window, find and double-click Utilities to open the folder.
Utilities folder Mac

Way 2. Use the Go Menu

  • Open Finder on your Mac.
  • Click the “Go” menu in your Mac menu bar.
  • Select Utilities from the drop-down menu.

Way 3. Open the Utilities Folder on Mac with Spotlight

  • Click the Spotlight Search icon at the top-right corner. You can also press the Command + Space keyboard shortcut to open Spotlight.
  • Type Utilities in the search box.
  • Double-click the Utilities folder to open it.

Way 4. Use Command + Shift + U

To open the Utilities folder on Mac, you can also press the Command + Shift + U keyboard shortcut.

All Applications in the Utilities Folder

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This post gives a simple introduction to the Mac Disk Utilities folder. 4 ways are provided to help you easily open the Utilities folder on Mac. An easy-to-use app uninstalling program is also introduced to help you completely uninstall applications from your Mac.

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Cassie has been writing about technology for her entire career life - over 5 years. She enjoys diving into how Apple products work and then breaking it down in a way anyone can understand.