Always open a file with a particular application in Mac OS X — the easy way.
First, the hard way
When you wish to open a file using a particular application, it’s simple. Just right-click on the file (ctrl+click) and select Open With.
The easy way
Fortunately there is an easier way.
Right click on the file as before, but this time depress the alt key. Hey-presto, the Open With option changes into Always Open With.
Changing the default application for all files of a kind
The above method sets the default application for this file only. If you’d like to change the default application for all files of a type (a kind in Mac OS speak) then here’s how to do it.
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