Automator to find and move videos with different codecs

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by punktilend, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. punktilend macrumors newbie

    Jul 10, 2008

    I have been digging around to find a way to use automator with Final Cut Pro X. Once I have exported/shared a file to a folder from FCX I have it open a Automator application that moves the video file to another location. My problem is that I export different codecs and I need the different codecs to go to different locations. Does anyone know of a way to have automator choose a file by its codec?
  2. kryten2 macrumors 6502a

    Mar 17, 2012
    Take a look at the mdls and mdfind commands in Terminal.

    In Automator use the Find Finder Items action.

    Note : Tested on Leopard.

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  3. punktilend thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 10, 2008
    Much appreciation

    Thanks for replying with this, helps me out a lot.

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