This utility is similar to my inexplicably unpopular utility, Drag and Drop Robot
, but is much more powerful and robust.
In essence, the utility is designed to run in the background; watching for newly created files, or let you drag+drop, or queue via commandline, and then run mini scripts on these files that can launch external processes on them asynchronously.
This isn't something that most people need, but it can be useful for doing large numbers of time-consuming operations like emailing files, uploading them, converting them, etc.
A *major* feature of the utility, and what makes it different from most other similar utilities (including my Drag and Drop Robot), is that it is designed from the ground up to be able to handle errors in processing files gracefully and let you re-attempt failed actions.
That is, imagine you have queued up 1000 files, and the utility is walking trough the file list, emailing image files, etc. If some attempts to email fail, they will be logged in a Failed Action queue, where you can examine them and re-queue the actions to be re-attempted when you wish. If the computer crashes in the middle, the next time you start it up it will continue right where it left off.
I basically have this program finished and working -- but it was created as paid contract work -- i am *hoping* to convince the funder to let me make a version of it available for free personal use.