What Is an Automator?


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An automator is a personal automation assistant that enables a Mac computer user to perform more tasks with less hassle and time. It uses a drag-and-drop process to create and run automation recipes that perform simple or complex tasks when needed.

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An automator is used to create and print a directory of family members in the contact list. It is also used to locate and add images from a user's favorite website to iPhoto, and it can print documents directly to an iPad. An automator also instantly renames multiple files in the finder, and it performs backups of vital information.

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