Tension Software has updated Cronette (http://macte.ch/XUiPc), a Cocoa task launcher for Macs and Mac servers, to version 1.5. The new version is ready for OS X 10.7 (“Lion”). In addition, from this release, any task is launched in a separate thread.
It can be used on unattended Mac for tasks to execute at any time or for recurring tasks to be performed on a regular basis. And it provides different type of launch tasks and any task can be specified to launch different type of execution.
Cronette lets you specify tasks to be launched automatically by the Mac. It can be used on unattended Mac Servers or also on regular Mac workstations for tasks to execute during the night or for recurring tasks to be performed on a regular basis. It provides different type of launch tasks: daily, weekly, monthly, yearly.
Any task can be specified to launch different type of execution: open applications or documents from disk; open different type of URL; execute different type of actions: restart, shutdown, sleep; sending a message to the log; execute a complex UNIX command.
Cronette costs US$10 for a single user license; a demo is available for download. Cronette requires Mac OS X 10.6 or higher and an Intel-based Mac.