Make Automator Work for You

Make Automator Work for You

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Sure, you’ve probably heard of macros, AppleScripts, and other time-savers for Mac users. But who has the time to learn how to save time? You do, now that you have Tiger’s Automator application.

Using Automator is as easy as breaking a task down into its steps and clicking on Run. You can back up recent photos to CD, create a photo album, e-mail a song, convert files, and much more—all with the click of a button. You don’t have to waste your time performing the same monotonous tasks over and over. Just let the robot do it.

We’ll show you how to get started using Automator and troubleshoot your actions. We’ll also share ways to apply this shortcut through AppleScript to specific programs.

And finally, we’ll share some actions to help you get your feet wet.

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