Find a Famous Steve Jobs Speech Hidden on Your Mac [How To]

In case you didn’t know, the OS X Pages app also installs a little Easter Egg on each Mac, that contains the famous text from the “Crazy Ones Think Different” campaign, and the 2005 Steve Jobs commencement speech from Stanford University. Simply follow the steps below to dig these up on your Mac (via OSX Daily).

Before you proceed, make sure you have the latest installed on your Mac:

In Finder, hit Command+Shift+G to bring up the Go To Folder, then paste the following:


Steve jobs speech easter egg location

Now look up “Apple.txt” and open it to find the Steve Jobs speech. You can also view it with Quick Look by hitting Spacebar.

Steve jobs speech hidden on mac

As you can see, the first paragraph is the classic text from the Think Different, “Here’s To The Crazy Ones” commercial. Below it is the 2005 Steve Jobs commencement speech.

That’s it, enjoy!

Steve jobs speech easter egg

Full video of Steve Jobs’ Stanford Commencement Speech and “Here’s To The Crazy Ones” commercial are also embedded below:

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