At MacTech Conference, automation guru Sal Soghoian gave a talk in which he revealed how, with the addition of just a Luna Display dongle, anyone can use built-in macOS accessibility features to turn an iPad into a touch-sensitive custom controller for the Mac.
Maintenance release that follows the recent major upgrade to the automation and clipboard utility. ($36 new, $25 upgrade, 25.8 MB)
Major update for the automation and clipboard utility adds Dark Mode support, OCR for text in images, and JSON. ($36 new, $25 upgrade, 25.8 MB)
Apple says future versions of macOS won’t include a number of open-source scripting languages. The impact of this change will vary depending on the audience, but it will affect more people than you might think.
Maintenance release for the automation and clipboard utility with a small collection of tweaks and bug fixes. ($36 new, free update, 22.4 MB)
It’s a cinch to rename a file or folder in the Finder. But renaming a group of them in a common way—appending a project name, fixing a repeated misspelling, or adding serial numbers? That, too, can be easy, with the Finder’s often-overlooked batch-renaming capability.
Wired has published an entertaining profile of Sal Soghoian, the AppleScript and Automator guru who championed automation technology at Apple across three decades.
Maintenance release provides fixes and improvements for the automation and clipboard utility. ($36 new, free update, 22.3 MB)
Improves the recently updated automation and clipboard utility. ($36 new, free update, 22.3 MB)