version:2.0.2 size:6,7 MB req:Mac OS X 10.6.2+ info:release notes
Use Cockpit for running almost
any task with a click of a button.
Thanks to its Plugin based
architecture Cockpit is highly
extendable , you set the limits!
And with its super easy approach
it is perfect for Newcomers and Pros.
PREINSTALLED CONTROLS PLUGINS
System Tasks (CPU, RAM usage and more)
Batch Image Editing
Batch File Renaming
Control iTunes (supports Cover arts , Ratings)
Control Safari (fast bookmark access, switch tabs, ...)
Capture tasks (Screen, Audio Video Capture, ...)
Create Todos, iCal Events, Mails and more
Browse the Controls Gallery for even more free Plugins
Cockpit is based on Plugins called Controls.
Each Control consists of up to 12 Tasks
that are referenced to 12 buttons in the
Cockpit Control Panel Window.
Tasks can consist of Automator Workflows,
Apple Script or Shell Scripts.
Example Usecases for Cockpit and tasks:
System optimization Tasks
Control Mutlimedia Apps like EyeTV or DVD Player
Launch files and Applications
Batch convert files like video or audio files
Backup Files or Volumes
and much much more
Extend Cockpit with new Controls
Plugins. Browse through dozens of
Controls in the built in Controls Gallery
letting you experience new Plugins
Once you found your prefered Control in the
Controls Gallery just click “Install” and Cockpit will
automatically download and install it for you.
In the Cockpit Controls Manager
you can not only set global hotkeys
for every Task in a Control.
It lets you manage your Controls
in every aspect.
Sort Controls with drag and drop
Deactivate and activate Controls
Install and Uninstall Controls
Access the Controls Gallery and more
Creating your own Controls is super easy
thanks to the built in Editor.
There are no coding skills required.
Controls can be built by using Automator,
Apple Script or Shell Script or a combination
of those 3 types.
When finished you can submit your Control
to the Controls Gallery and share it
with Cockpit users worldwide
With the new Cockpit you can built Controls just like
the ones preinstalled for you. it is now possible to display
Messages in the Controls Display or Overlays.
You can even display outputs from scripts and more using the
Automator Action “Display Text” which can be accessed
Furthermore you can set a Control icon and a monocrome
blue Display icon to give it the final touches.
Super easy development, no coding skills required
Develop with Automator, Apple Script or Shell Script
Build in Editor for all 3 types (with code highlighting)
Test run your Tasks
Support for your Control icon and Display icon
Support for displaying Messages via Display or Overlay
Submit your Control to the Controls Gallery with Cockpit
More information in the Cockpit help built into Cockpit
• Built in Help and Documentation
• Quick Access via Menuitem
• Use Dockicon, Menuitem or both
• Supports Tablet Gestures
• Fast Control switching
• Global Hotkeys for Control switching
• and much more
• With Automator
• With Apple Script
• With Shell Script
• Converting types
• Support for Display/Overlay Messages
• Submit Controls to the Gallery
• Support for 2 icon types
• Built in Developer Documentation