MacMost: Automator

MacMost Now 436: 17 Ways to Launch an Application in Mac OS X
8/11/10
You can launch an application using the Finder, Dock, keyboard, Terminal and even your voice. See how many of these you knew about.
MacMost Now 429: Using Automator to Create Services
7/26/10
You can use Automator to create scripts that appear in the right click menu. This example shows you how to build a workflow that attaches the current file to a new email message.
MacMost Now 424: Convert Text to Spoken Word Audio
7/14/10
Learn how to use Automator to convert selected text, or text from a file, to audio. You can listen to the result on your Mac, iPod or iPhone while on-the-go.
MacMost Now 329: Schedule Podcast Updating with AppleScript
12/9/09
Instead of letting iTunes update podcasts every hour or in the middle of the day, you can schedule iTunes to check at night. Using a simple AppleScript and scheduling it to run with iCal you can have new podcast episodes waiting for you when you get to your Mac in the morning.
MacMost Now 322: Schedule Automator Tasks Using iCal
11/23/09
You can create tasks in Automator and then have iCal run them at a specific time in the future, or even as a recurring event. This example shows you how to have thumbnails of new photos automatically sent to an email address every week.
MacMost Now 312 : Batch Rename Multiple Files
10/30/09
Learn how to rename a batch of files using Automator in Snow Leopard. You can quickly and easily create a workflow that will allow you to select a group of files or a folder and rename the files replacing or adding text, adding numbers or the time or changing the file extension.
MacMost Now 247: Using Automator to Playback Actions
6/1/09
Learn how to use Automator in Mac OS X Leopard to record actions and play them back. In this example, you'll see how to create an Automator script to save a Web page from Safari as a PDF.