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this code will run through all installed apps, which are locally installed
and generate a CSV file on your desktop listing all 32bit apps
import subprocess
import plistlib
import csv
from Foundation import NSHomeDirectoryForUser
from SystemConfiguration import SCDynamicStoreCopyConsoleUser
def get32bitapps():
"""function to get list of 32bit apps from System Profiler"""
# use a list to generate a subprocess command
cmd = ['/usr/sbin/system_profiler', '-xml', 'SPApplicationsDataType']
# execute profiler command via subprocess
proc = subprocess.Popen(cmd, shell=False, bufsize=-1, stdin=subprocess.PIPE, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE)
output, err = proc.communicate()
plist = plistlib.readPlistFromString(output)
# create a blank list to populate app info into
app_list = []
items = plist[0]['_items']
for item in items:
# test for 32bit only apps and add them to a dictionary
if 'no' in item.get('has64BitIntelCode'):
app_dict = {}
app_dict['path'] = item.get('path')
app_dict['name'] = item.get('_name')
app_dict['version'] = item.get('version')
return app_list
def write_csv(apps):
"""function to take a dictionary of 32bit apps and output to a CSV file"""
# this code will output to a CSV file on your desktop and list 32bit apps
currentuser, uid, gid = SCDynamicStoreCopyConsoleUser(None, None, None)
user_home_folder = NSHomeDirectoryForUser(currentuser)
file = user_home_folder + '/Desktop/32bitapps.csv'
with open(file, 'wb') as csv_file:
keys = apps[0].keys()
dict_writer = csv.DictWriter(csv_file, keys)
# run the above functions to get desired output
applist = get32bitapps()
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