Mac OS X - Automator backup workflow tutorial
Here's an article on how to use Automator to write a very simple backup utility—you’ll be able to compress and copy a given folder with a single mouse click. While not an ideal backup solution, it’s a great way to make sure your most important folders can be easily backed up. The general idea of the hint isn’t necessarily the specifics of this backup script, but rather to show how simple and yet powerful Automator workflows can be.
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