The Mac Finder with its default settings hide myriad of files and folders to keep things simple for most users. At times though, you might want to see hidden files to give you more information. How can you see hidden mac files on Finder?
Here are the steps to do it:
Open Finder -> Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal. Or you can just do it the lazy way, click on Siri and say “Launch Terminal.”
Input the following command line (press ENTER or RETURN after each line):
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES