File and Folder Automator Action Pack icon

App Specs
File size:
32.55 MB
November 16, 2011
March 16, 2015

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This action pack extends the power of Automator with 21 actions for interacting with files and folders in Mac OS X!

  • 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


    1) Download the action pack from the Mac App Store
    2) Launch the action pack application (this is necessary to register the actions with Automator, and must be done whenever an updated action pack is downloaded and installed)
    3) Relaunch Automator


    If you're new to Automator, check out the video podcast series, Mac Automation Made Simple, available online and in iTunes. This covers a lot of the basics.

    The user guide for the actions is accessible from the Help menu in the main action pack, or may be downloaded here:

    Sample workflows for this action pack are available for download here:


    Due to changes in some actions and Automator, you may need to reconstruct your existing workflows. To do this, simply open the workflows and replace the previous versions of our actions with the updated versions.


    Automated Workflows, LLC's support forum provides answers to frequently asked questions about our products, and allows an opportunity for user discussion of our products:

    To report product bugs, suggest product features, or with a specific support inquiry please contact us directly via our website: We try to personally reply to all support requests.

    NOTE: Please be sure to check the frequently asked questions section of the online forum before reporting bugs.

  • What's New
  • Fixed a bug in Filter Finder Items by Size
  • Fixed a bug in Unlock Finder Items

  • File and Folder Automator Action Pack (com.automatedworkflows.product.file-and-folder-automator-action-pack) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is File and Folder Automator Action Pack 4.0.1.

    Operating System: Mac

    Minimum OS version: 10.6

    Copyright: (c) 2011 Automated Workflows, LLC