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I have a long list of apps I've downloaded for my iPhone on a single PC. I would like to export a list of these apps to a text format.

How can I do that?

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Since you answered your own question, be sure to accept your own answer. – Nathan Jul 15 '12 at 19:07

You could do this with a few Terminal commands.

First, open the Terminal by going to Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal. Then, paste in the following and press return.

cd ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Media/Mobile\ Applications

Then, paste in this next command and press return.

ls > ~/my_apps.txt

Now, in your Home folder (/Users/yourusername/), there will be a text file called my_apps.txt containing a list of all of your apps.

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From the question I would assume @REACHUS is using a PC. Besides that, a directory listing of the .ipa files doesn't contain a lot of information. – patrix Jul 15 '12 at 18:33
I forgot to mention that I need to do it on Windows :). I've added my own answer with Windows explanation. – ΔλЛ Jul 15 '12 at 18:34
Oh well, that's fine :). Based on your answer, the Windows and Mac approaches are not much different. – Nathan Jul 15 '12 at 19:06
up vote 0 down vote accepted

The second answer concerns Mac OS X (as I haven't specified the system when asking the question). Here is the answer for Windows (tested on Windows XP SP2):

Open cmd.exe by clicking Start menu --> Run, then type cmd and click <Enter>. Type:

cd C:\Documents and Settings\<your_user_name>\My documents\My musc\iTunes\iTunes Media\Mobile Applications\

Then you execute the following command (to get the list of files in this directory without extensions):

For %a in (*.*) do @echo %~na >> AppsList.txt

You'll have the full list of apps (ordered alphabetically ascending by default) in the 'AppsList.txt' file.

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