Kineme FileTools is a Quartz Composer plugin that provides patches for file input and output, as well as structure loading and saving.
- File Info - Provides information about a file, such as its size, type, and creation date.
- File Type - Provides the UTI of a specified file.
- String With File - Reads a file's contents into a String.
- String With URL - Reads a URL's contents into a String.
- Structure From File - Reads a QCStructure from a plist file.
- Structure To File - Saves a structure to a plist.
- Text File Writer - Saves a string to a file.
- Open File - Pops up a file/directory "Open" panel.
- Save File - Pops up a file "Save" panel.
For more Quartz Composer plugins and compositions, plus community forums, go to kineme.net.
How to get it
Download or clone it from GitHub.
How to install it
- Install the QCPatch Xcode Template, a.k.a. Quartz Composer unofficial API, a.k.a. SkankySDK.
- Build FileTools.xcodeproj. This will create the file ~/Library/Graphics/Quartz Composer Patches/FileTools.plugin.
- Restart Quartz Composer. The patches will show up under the Kineme FileTools category.
How to run the unit tests
- Download GHUnit and place GHUnit.framework in /Library/Frameworks/.
- Set the Active Target to Tests.
- Build and Run.
Kineme FileTools is released under the MIT License.