Where to save your custom AppleScript programs

I was just working on a new AppleScript program on my Mac, when I had to remember where to install my script so I could access it from the Mac menu bar.

After digging around I saw that I installed all of my original scripts in this Mac folder:


I think I did this so my scripts would appear near the top of the list of available AppleScript programs, as shown in the following figure:

Probably a better place to put these scripts is this folder on your Mac:


That’s a folder you can write to more easily, and it’s probably easier to access on a regular basis. The only drawback seems to be that your scripts go to the bottom of the list of AppleScript's on your system, as shown in the previous figure. That’s where I put the two scripts named DoSomething.scpt and DoSomethingElse.scpt.

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