Control+Alt+Delete Mac | Force Quit an Application on Mac


On Windows 10, you can use Control+Alt+Delete (also known as Ctrl+Alt+Del) to interrupt a function on your computer and then do some things like switching to a different account, logging off, using Task Manager, shutting down the device, or rebooting your computer. This feature is especially useful when you want to force close a frozen application on the machine.

However, when you switch to a Mac computer from Windows, you will discover that there is no Control Alt Delete Mac available. Then, what is Control Alt Delete for Mac? How to force quit an application on Mac? How to Ctrl Alt Delete on Mac?

The combination keys that are equivalent to Control+Alt+Delete on a Mac computer are Command+Option+Esc. You can see their positions from the following image. However, this combination is not as powerful as Ctrl+Alt+Del on Mac. You can use them to call out the Force Quit Applications interface and then force close the frozen application on your Mac.

After pressing Command+Option+Esc on your Mac keyboard, you will see the Force Quit Applications interface, and your Mac will not be responsible for other keyboard or mouse actions.

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