I'm looking to write a script that will move all file in the downloads folder (once fully downloaded) to different folders on the hard drive and external hard drive. Where can I learn more about how to do this?

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You could use a folder action like this:

Or create rules like this in Hazel:


This is the Apple official documentation regarding Applescript.

Here are two other tutorials, all obtained through google when I was learning myself.



I found both the above very good.

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