How to stop preview from automatically opening on downloading jpg/pdf

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by karansaraf, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. karansaraf macrumors regular

    Jul 18, 2010
    Old MBP was stolen (still running Yosemite). Got a new MBP with EC on it. Started fresh.

    Overtime I download a JPG or PDF, Preview automatically opens with the photo or document.

    How can I stop this?
  2. dsemf macrumors 6502

    Jul 26, 2014
    Try Safari >> Preferences >> General tab, uncheck Open Safe Files.


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