qapps and all apps excluding the ones you set in the
keep_alive Workflow Environment Variable will quit. The Finder is added to the exclusion list by default, unless you set
You’ll need to use the exact names of the apps as they present themselves to the system. To prevent multiple from quitting, separate their names with commas.
qprocesses will kill all processes, subject to the same
kill_finder settings, meaning even things in the background that you don’t see will be asked to quit.
Note both options ask the apps to exit (
SIGTERM) instead of telling them (
SIGKILL). If you need to force processes to terminate, consider ProcessControl instead.