Few people use the powerful OS X batch processing and automation app Automator. In this article we show you four cool things you can do with Automator.
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For those who need to access the hidden files frequently in OS X, here is a way to add a keyboard shortcut to quickly reveal hidden files in OS X.
If you need to quickly launch a program in OS X, one useful option is to bind it to a keyboard shortcut. Here is how you can create hot keys for apps in OSX.
Few people make use of the Automator for Mac, either because they think it is too difficult to use, or they feel that the program doesn’t provide a benefit for them. Today, we will show you 4 useful workflow that you can do with Automator for OS X.
One feature that’s always handy to have, but missing in many applications is a character and word count function. Here is how you can access word counts at your beck and call with just a right click. Mac only.
We all have ideas that come to us in the spur of the moment and then they are gone. If you want to keep them, you could write it down, but then, you either have to go through the annoyance of getting out a pen and paper to write it down, or you will have […]
How many of the Mac users out there need to use a Windows machine for work? One of the applications I really like on my Mac, is Automator. Action(s) is a similar Java based application offering this same functionality on bot Mac and Windows machines. If you are unfamiliar with the possibilities of an automation […]
We’ve written about Automator multiple times here at Make Tech Easier not only because we think it is an easy and fun tool to work with, but also because we believe that it helps in saving a lot of time for the average computer user. Apple has spent a lot of time in making this […]
Before Snow Leopard, OS X 10.6, was released, how many of you actually remember using the services menu for anything ? I don’t. Services is a little used but extremely useful feature of Mac OS X that has been around since a long time but only recently with the release of 10.6 became useful enough […]
If you are one of the growing number of Apple users, you have likely come across a strange looking robot guy in your Applications folder. For a long time I ignored this application. It looks pretty confusing when you open it up. All that is on the screen 3 columns; one with application names, one […]
Whether it’s changing file names of pictures from “IMG_XXXX.jpg” to organizing your MP3s, batch file renaming can both save you time and reduce frustration. Here are two free ways to rename large groups of files in OS X.
The Automator in Mac OSX is a great tool for you that allows you to automate your daily mundane task with little effort. You don’t need to have any programming background or expertise to create your own automation workflow/application. All you need to do is simply drag and drop the necessary actions and export the […]