Run multiple Firefox profiles as separate Applications on Mac

Here is a visual guide to creating multiple Firefox profiles and setting them up to run like separate applications on Snow Leopard.

Creating a new Firefox profile

Open terminal and execute the following command:

/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin --ProfileManager

This should bring up the Firefox Profile Manager –

Firefox_Profile_manager.png

Go ahead and create a brand new profile.

Using Automator to run the new Firefox profile as an application

Now, on to creating a proper Mac application to run Firefox with your chosen profile. Continue reading