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Get the title/id/etc of the active window (macOS & Linux)

Install

$ npm install --global active-win-cli

Usage

$ active-win --help

  Usage
    $ active-win [property]

    Returns title, id, app, pid, or the specified property

  Examples
    $ active-win
    npm install
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    Terminal
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    $ active-win app
    Terminal

Tip

You can use the id property with the builtin screencapture CLI tool to screenshot the active window:

$ screencapture -l$(active-win id) screenshot.png

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License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus

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