Automatically resize screenshots to 50% on retina Macs with Automator

02 March 2015

Caterpillar Train

If you're like me and you often need to send some screenshots by e-mail but you don't want to send @2x retina images to them you can use this Automator Folder Action to automatically resize them.

Bidirectional synchronisation of two folders on a Mac with Automator and Rsync

Keep two folders in sync

28 March 2011

This is modification of my previous automator workflow for synchronising target folder with source folder (leaving source folder intact). This one, however, is bidirectional sync (mirror), the result of which is two folders with identical contents.

Synchronize two folders on a Mac with Automator and Rsync

Power of Automator and Unix combined

14 December 2009

I really miss some good Automator tutorials online. It's such a great and I guess underrated and underused tool. Here I'll show you how to combine it with rsync to easily synchronise two folders.