Password Protecting an app

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by thejadedmonkey, Jun 27, 2006.

  1. thejadedmonkey macrumors 604


    May 28, 2005
    Hello all. Just there a way to password protect an app that I keep in my dock, so that when I click on it to open it, I get prompted for my password, and if I don't happen to know it (read: someone else is on my computer) it will deny access?

    I've tried google and permission settings, but the best I could come up with is to keep the app in a password protected dmg file, which seems like a bit much for what I need.
  2. portent macrumors 6502a

    Feb 17, 2004
    If you want to share your computer with others, create a separate, limited-access guest account. Do not let other people use your account.

    This is the easiest, most secure, and most reliable way to password-protect anything.

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