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I'm having trouble getting a simple Automator shell script to work. I'm trying to get an ffmpeg command line to run a task on a file that is dropped onto the appliaction icon.

This is what i've done:

  1. Launch Automator.app
  2. Created a new service with service receives files or folders in any application
  3. Added a Run Shell Script action
  4. Applied the following script:

Script

  1. Saved my workflow as both service and applciation

When i drop a file onto the app i get this:

Error

When i run the workflow in Automator i get this: Run in automator

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I think you forgot a semicolon. Try:

for f in "$@";
  • Thank you Radu, I will give this a go as soon as I'm back on that machine later today. Appreciate the feedback. – Myles Feb 1 at 9:14

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