|Otto Have a New Icon
||Automator has a new icon for OS X Lion.
|Movie to iPhone
||Converts movies to iPhone format using QuickTime Pro and then adds it to the iTunes library.
|Mac Automation Podcasts
||Ben Waldie of Automated Workflows, LLC is hosting a new video podcast series for Peachpit Press called “Mac Automation Made Simple”. The podcasts focus on providing tips and tricks for using Automator and AppleScript in Mac OS X. The first four episodes are now available on Peachpit’s website, and in iTunes. New episodes will be [...]
|Automator Updated in OS X 10.5.3
||Apple has released the allegedly overdue Mac OS X 10.5.3 Update. Changes to Automator include: Addresses an issue in which some actions may not work with the “Show When Run” option enabled. Resolves an issue in which the “New iCal Event” action may not work. Resolves an issue that prevents workflows from being saved in [...]
||Switches your dock style in Leopard. If your dock is 3D, it will become 2D. If it is 2D, your dock will become 3D
||Converts song in iTunes to MP3, mono, 64 kbps, then restores to AIFF and full song duration
|Waldie Interviewed on Automator
||Ben Waldie of Automated Workflows, LLC was interviewed about Automator for the weekly MacVoices podcast. In the interview, Waldie discusses new features in Leopard, give some tips for getting started, and try to dispel some of the misconceptions about Automator (and the difference between AppleScript and Automator). The interview will also be available on iTunes.
|Automator Fixes in OS X 10.5.2 Update
||AppleScript Product Manager Sal Soghoian was kind enough to drop me an email detailing a number of fixes to Automator that went unmentioned in the release notes of the recent OX 10.5.2 update: Show When Run issues Tiger-based actions not working because of File-or-Folder typing Tiger-based droplets not responding Incorrect Find and Filter action results [...]