With OSX Mavericks we now can make notifications with applescript pretty easily. However, there doesn’t seem to be a way to change the icon that appears to a custom one. Is there a way to accomplish this?


As of the Apple Documentation display notification does not have a parameter to change te icon.

Display notification will use the icon of your script. One of your option is to change the icon of your bundle (cf screen). enter image description here


I found a nice way to do it. You must Show the content of your app and change the AutomatorApplet.icns inside "Your App.app/Contents/Resources/AutomatorApplet.icns"

  • That’s the same thing as the accepted answer. The Resources shown is a representation of the app bundle. – user137369 Oct 25 '17 at 9:27

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