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Cut and Paste on Mac

Move Item HereCut and paste does exist on your Mac—it’s just slightly hidden.

The copy function is the same:

Now, instead of the paste function, select “Move Item Here”

  • “Edit > Move Item” Here from the Finder menu (while holding the option key)
  • Keyboard shortcut: ⌥⌘V (option–command–V)

You can also click and drag the item, while holding the command key.

That’s it. The item will be moved to the new location, and the original will gone.