Updated: 02/07/2022 by Computer Hope

AppleScript is a scripting language that was developed by Apple Inc. It was designed to allow users of the Apple operating system make work easier, such as automating repetitive operations.

AppleScript uses coding syntax that is mostly comprised of regular words, which makes it easier for a non-programmer to read. A script statement could be as straightforward as the example shown below.

display dialog "Hello from Computer Hope!"

To code in AppleScript, users can use the Apple "Script Editor" application. It allows programmers to edit, save, execute, and compile scripts.

Apple terms, CamelCase