Before this recent question

taught me that JavaScript can also be used in Script Editor app, I had added AppleScript tag into it. After clarification, I tried to remove it and put the app's name. But both are synonyms.

redirects to .

Can we have them separated?


It is a native code editor app for macOS used to write app automation scripts in AppleScript and JavaScript. Found in /Applications/Utilities/, it can edit, run, compile and save scripts in formats like .scpt, .scptd, .applescript, .app etc.

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    I have to disagree with "Often known as AppleScript Editor" as it was originally called Script Editor till MacOS X 10.6 and has been called Script Editor since OS X 10.10. It has been called Script Editor and been known as Script Editor considerably longer then the very brief time it was called AppleScript Editor. IMO any use of the term AppleScript Editor should be a minor footnote in regards to describing Script Editor. – user3439894 Oct 6 at 22:02
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    I suspected that too. But couldn't find a better opening. Please edit the CW. – ankii Oct 7 at 4:16
  • references: developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/… en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AppleScript_Editor I'd blame wikipedia for me using those words. – ankii Oct 7 at 17:56
  • Is it better now? – ankii Oct 12 at 13:14

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