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)
Burn Discs
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
every day.


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
Export 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
via Automator.

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
GENERAL

• 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


DEVELOP CONTROLS

• 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
PREINSTALLED CONTROLS

• System
• Safari
• iTunes
• Images
• Burn
• Rename
• Contacter



TECHNICAL INFORMATION

• Requires Mac OS X 10.6
• Intel Mac required
• Core Image
• Core Animation
• Universal Binary
• 32 Bit and 64 Bit supported
• AppleScript
CONTROLS OPTIONS

• Built in Controls Gallery
• Sort Controls via drag and drop
• Activate/Deactivate Controls
• Export Controls
• Global Hotkeys for Controls Tasks