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apple tv converter workflow for Alfred 2 —

I’ve released the Alfred 2 workflow (on github) to control the apple-tv-converter (on github) gem.
thanks to Zhao Cai for his Alfred 2 Workflow Ruby Template.

main features

  • convert movies to MP4 format playable on apple tv (does not allow multiple conversions in parallel)
  • can convert multiple files and/or folders in one batch
  • can optionally fetch movie metadata from IMDB (check apple-tv-converter’s documentation on how to do this)
  • works on Mac OS X Mavericks


  • requires rvm to be installed (apple-tv-converter requires ruby v1.9 and the system ruby is v1.8, will try to make it work in v1.8 later)
  • requires ffmpeg to be installed for the conversion process (recommended installation via Homebrew)

everything else that’s necessary should already be bundled in the workflow (hence the ~11Mb).

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