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Launchpad

Launchpad

If you have ever used an iOS device like the iPhone or iPad, you will find Launchpad very familiar. Launchpad is essentially the iOS Home Screen, but on your Mac. All of your applications appear in Launchpad where you can organize them in any fashion you choose. To group applications together, just click and hold one and then drag it on top of another and release. It will then create a folder which you then can rename. Any app you download from the App Store will automatically be added to the Launchpad. If you want to uninstall/delete an App Store application, you can do so from within Launchpad by clicking and holding on the application, then clicking the "X" on it.

LaunchPad

Launchpad was introduced in Mac OS X Lion. A welcome addition in Mac OS X Mountain Lion is the ability to search for an application by typing in the name of the application.
LaunchPad

To activate Launchpad, use three fingers and your thumb and make a pinching gesture. You can also click on the Launchpad icon in the Dock. To slide between pages simply do a two-finger side-swipe.