How To Automatically Sort Photos Into a Separate Folder on MacOS

Using Basic Shell Scripting

Charlie Levine
Mar 22 · 4 min read

Create the Folder

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Write the Script

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mv ~/Desktop/*.{jpg,png} ~/Desktop/imgs
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chmod a+x ~/Desktop/mvimgs.command
setopt +o nomatch
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Working Demo

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Mac O’Clock

The best stories for Apple owners and enthusiasts

Charlie Levine

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😴📲 Co-Founder of Lazy Texts LLC. 🟨 ⬛️ UCF Alumni. 🤓👨🏻‍💻 B.S. Computer Science. Website: https://charlielevine.dev.

Mac O’Clock

The best stories for Apple owners and enthusiasts

Charlie Levine

Written by

😴📲 Co-Founder of Lazy Texts LLC. 🟨 ⬛️ UCF Alumni. 🤓👨🏻‍💻 B.S. Computer Science. Website: https://charlielevine.dev.

Mac O’Clock

The best stories for Apple owners and enthusiasts

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