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Task3 is application to automate various actions like launching application, starting Mac up, unmount volumes and so on. It integrates my applications like MacSSController, SUL and LaLL and has more functions. It helps to execute many kind of tasks, ror instance, it helps to back up or copy files when related volume is mounted, quits designated application after certain duration, ejects volumes when some application is terminated, shut the computer down when Safari finish downloading files...

Features:

  1. Easy: A task consists from 3 sections. "Trigger" defines events which more...

What's New

Version 1.8.2:
  • Fixed bug that the weekday trigger doesn't work correctly.
  • Fixed bug that trigger and condition cannot change its type.

Requirements

  • OS X 10.7.5 or later

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Neil_m Member IconComment+179
Neil_m
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Looks like a potential replacement for the excellent but 32-bit only "DoSomethingWhen" prefpane.

Although Task3 cannot be triggered by USB and the developer has not updated to provide a signed app, so Security Installation throws up a warning.

I've email the developer about USB triggers, so hopefully.

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Version 1.7.1
Gmax Member IconComment+70
Gmax
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There's an app included in every modern Mac called Automator which does everything here for free.

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Version 1.5.3
Libertytrooper
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I disagree. Automator must be invoked manually which, it appears, is not the requirement for this solution.

Paul Roberts Member IconReview+31
Paul Roberts
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This is a great premise for an ap, that addresses a key use case I have because I don't have time to learn how to do it another way (suggestions?).

What I want is the ability to schedule launch and quit of an ap at specified time. Task3 has got the launch nailed, but the scheduled quit application doesn't work (tried on Macbook Pro/OS 10.6.2, Mac Mini Core Duo 10.5.8, and Macbook 10.4.?). Following instructions (and the documentation needs work, tho the developer admits his English is not so good) did not help. No other ap promises to do this that I am aware of without some scripting--which I have forgot everything I once knew.

Specifically, I am interested in running a torrent client at night, quiting and starting other aps in the morning, etc...). Can't get Transmission to quit, or any other ap.

So, dropped an email to dev last week...a new update came this week, but only addressed one of the two bugs (thanks for that, tho that didn't fix this issue:-)

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Version 1.4.1
Filipp
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Or you could just use iCal and alarms with AppleScript ala "tell application 'Transmission' to quit"

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Downloads 3,854
Version Downloads 139
Type Utilities / System
License Shareware
Date 05 May 2014
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $18.00
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