Automator Actions for Mac OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9 Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks

Build Winning Workflows

Automated Workflows, LLC's Build Real Estate Catalog Example Workflow, built with actions from the Ultimate Productivity Automator Action Pack, was the recipient of the 2006 Apple Design Award for Best Mac OS X Automator Workflow. With the Ultimate Productivity Automator Action Pack, you can build winning workflows of your own!

ai_pack_icon50x50AI (Adobe Illustrator) Automator Action Pack
(20 actions)

This action pack extends the power of Automator with 20 actions for interacting with Adobe Illustrator CS4/CS5/CS5.5/CS6/CC in OS X.

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  • Close Illustrator Documents
  • Delete Empty Text Frames from Illustrator Documents
  • Filter Illustrator Documents by Color Mode
  • Get All Opened Illustrator Documents
  • Get Front Illustrator Document
  • Get Names of Illustrator Documents
  • Get Paths of Illustrator Documents
  • Make New Ellipse in Illustrator Documents
  • Make New Line in Illustrator Documents
  • Make New Rectangle in Illustrator Documents
  • New Illustrator Document
  • Open Documents in Illustrator
  • Place Images in Illustrator Documents
  • Place Text in Illustrator Documents
  • Print Illustrator Documents
  • Save Illustrator Documents
  • Save Illustrator Documents as EPS
  • Save Illustrator Documents as PDF
  • Set Ruler Origin of Documents
  • Trigger Illustrator Action

File and Folder Automator Action Pack
(21 actions)

This Automator action pack includes 21 actions for interacting with files and folders in the Finder in OS X.

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  • Add Finder Item Names to Spotlight Comments
  • Batch Create Folders from List of Names
  • Batch Create Sequential Folders
  • Create Internet Location File
  • Empty Trash
  • Filter Finder Items By Size
  • Get Information for Finder Items
  • Get Names of Finder Items
  • Get Originals of Aliases
  • Get Parent Folders of Finder Items
  • Get Spotlight Comments of Finder Items
  • Hide Extension of Finder Items
  • Lock Finder Items
  • New Subfolder
  • Quit Application
  • Set Creator Type of Files
  • Set File Type of Files
  • Set Modification Date of Finder Items
  • Show Extension of Finder Items
  • Unlock Finder Items
  • Wait for Finder Items

FMP Automator Action Pack
(18 actions)

This action pack extends the power of Automator with 18 actions for performing tasks in FileMaker Pro in OS X!

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  • Close FileMaker Databases
  • Extract Field Data From Found Set
  • Find All Records in FileMaker Database
  • Find Records in FileMaker Database
  • Get FileMaker Database Field Names
  • Get FileMaker Database Layout Names
  • Get FileMaker Database Names
  • Get FileMaker Database Script Names
  • Get FileMaker Database Table Names
  • Hide FileMaker Database
  • Insert Picture Reference in Container Field of FileMaker Database
  • Make New Record in FileMaker Database
  • Open FileMaker Database
  • Run FileMaker Script
  • Set Field Values in FileMaker Database
  • Show FileMaker Database
  • Show Layout in FileMaker Database
  • Sort Records of FileMaker Database

ID (Adobe InDesign) Automator Action Pack
(20 actions)

This action pack extends the power of Automator with 20 actions for interacting with Adobe InDesign CS4/CS5/CS5.5/CS6/CC in OS X.

  • Add Pages to InDesign Documents
  • Close InDesign Documents
  • Export InDesign Documents to PDF
  • Find and Change Text in InDesign Documents
  • Get All Opened InDesign Documents
  • Get Front InDesign Document
  • Get Linked Images from InDesign Documents
  • Get Names of InDesign Documents
  • Get Paths of InDesign Documents
  • Get Text from InDesign Documents
  • Merge InDesign Documents
  • New InDesign Document
  • Open Documents in InDesign
  • Package InDesign Documents
  • Place Images in InDesign Document
  • Place Text in InDesign Document
  • Print InDesign Documents
  • Save InDesign Documents
  • Save InDesign Documents as Single Page Documents
  • Update Modified Links in InDesign Documents

PSDPack_50x50PS (Adobe Photoshop) Automator Action Pack
(35 actions)

This action pack extends the power of Automator with 20 actions for interacting with Adobe Photoshop CS4/CS5/CS5.5/CS6/CC in OS X.

  • Add IPTC Captions to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Gaussian Blur to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Invert to Selection in Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Pinch to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Sharpen Edges to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Sharpen More to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Sharpen to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Smart Blur to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Twirl to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Unsharp Mask to Photoshop Documents
  • Apply Watermark to Photoshop Documents
  • Assign Color Profile to Photoshop Documents
  • Bring Photoshop Document to the Front
  • Change Mode of Photoshop Documents
  • Close Photoshop Documents
  • Copy to Clipboard in Photoshop Documents
  • Extract IPTC Captions from Photoshop Documents
  • Flatten Photoshop Documents
  • Flip Photoshop Documents
  • Get All Opened Photoshop Documents
  • Get Front Photoshop Document
  • Get Names of Photoshop Documents
  • Get Paths of Photoshop Documents
  • New Photoshop Document
  • Open Camera Raw Images in Photoshop
  • Open Images in Photoshop
  • Paste Clipboard in Photoshop Documents
  • Resize Photoshop Documents
  • Rotate Photoshop Documents
  • Save Photoshop Documents
  • Save Photoshop Documents as JPEG
  • Save Photoshop Documents for Web
  • Select All in Photoshop Documents
  • Trigger Photoshop Action
  • Trim Photoshop Documents

Text Automator Action Pack
(30 actions)

This action pack extends the power of Automator with 30 actions for performing text manipulation functions in OS X.

  • Add Prefix to Text
  • Add Prefix to Text Paragraphs
  • Add Suffix to Text
  • Add Suffix to Text Paragraphs
  • Balance Paragraphs
  • Change Case of Text
  • Close TextEdit Documents
  • Combine Text Strings
  • Decode URL Encoded Strings
  • Extract URLs from Text
  • Find and Replace in Text
  • Get Characters of Text
  • Get Length of Text
  • Get Opened TextEdit Documents
  • Get Paragraphs of Text
  • Get Words of Text
  • Read Text File
  • Remove Duplicate Paragraphs from Text
  • Remove Empty Paragraphs
  • Remove Leading Characters from Text
  • Remove Markup from Text
  • Remove Prefix from Text Paragraphs
  • Remove Suffix from Text Paragraphs
  • Remove Trailing Characters from Text
  • Save TextEdit Documents
  • Sort Text Paragraphs
  • Split Text
  • Trim Text
  • URL Encode Strings
  • Write Text to File

Software Requirements

All Actions:

  • Mac OS X 10.7.x Lion, 10.8.x Mountain Lion, or 10.9.x Mavericks

AI (Adobe Illustrator) Actions:

  • Adobe Illustrator CS4, CS5, or CS5.5, CS6, CC

FMP (FileMaker Pro) Actions:

  • FileMaker Pro 7.x through 12.x

ID (Adobe InDesign) Actions:

  • Adobe InDesign CS4, CS5, or CS5.5, CS6, CC

PS (Adobe Photoshop) Actions:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS4, CS5, or CS5.5, CS6, CC