How to Shutdown Mac Using Terminal

In this video tutorial we will show you how to shutdown mac using terminal.


Open “terminal” application. In the opened terminal window, type “sudo shutdown –h 12:30” to shutdown system at 12:30.

Enter the command in the terminal window

If you want to shutdown the system in a set period of time, type “sudo shutdown –h +10”. This command will shutdown the system in 10 minutes.

Enter the command in the terminal window

Also, if you want to cancel a shutdown, type “sudo killall shutdown”.