API Notes: CoreServices framework

Apple documentation

The full API is described in Apple’s documentation, both the C and Objective-C APIs are available (but see the API Notes below).

API Notes

The CoreServices framework is an umbrella framework containing a number of other frameworks:

  • AE

    The definitions for this framework (names starting with “AE”) are not available in Python.

  • CarbonCore

The definitions for this framework are not available in Python.
  • DictionaryServices

    The definitions in the subframework are available both by importing CoreServices and by importing DictionaryServices.

  • FSEvents

    The definitions in the subframework are available both by importing CoreServices and by importing FSEvents.

  • LaunchServices

    The definitions in the subframework are available both by importing CoreServices and by importing LaunchServices.

  • Metadata

The definitions for this framework are not yet available in Python.
  • OSServices
The definitions for this framework are not yet available in Python.
  • SearchKit

    The definitions in the subframework are available both by importing CoreServices and by importing SearchKit.

  • SharedFileList

    The definitions in the subframework are available both by importing CoreServices and by importing LaunchServices.