Represented by the blue icon with the smiling face, the Finder is the home base for your Mac. You use it to organise and access almost everything on your Mac, including documents, images, movies and any other files you have.

To open a Finder window, click the Finder icon in the Dock. To go to the Finder without opening a window, click the desktop.

A blue arrow pointing to the Finder icon on the left side of the Dock.