I turned to cron/crontab in order to run an Automator application and Transmit to (sometimes) smoothly synchronise the daily movies on my iMac with those on the remote server. Then I learned much of the hard work I was scripting could be done from within my beloved EvoCam. However, EvoCam does not appear to be able to handle the archiving part of the operation. At least not to my specifications.
Automator is under-appreciated software included with macOS which allows for the automation of many tasks. It is used for many parts of the process.
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A few days ago I wrote about the new features I have added to the FarmCam. While writing the entry I stumbled upon actions settings in EvoCam that allowed me even more flexibility in the ways I share the views. However, I had a few concerns before I could decide if it would be a viable replacement for the current method.
My experiments in the last few days have resulted in mixed — but encouraging — results, and as promised I am sharing them with you.Read More »Options Are Always Nice