Make Folders

Make Folders (for Capture One 20)
A version of the application for Capture One 20. Application delivered as .dmg file.

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Support notes

  • This version is for Capture One 20 (13.1.0) -> (13.1.4.) only. Tested on Catalina and Mojave.
  • Mac only!
  • Sessions only
  • The app uses the location of the sessions current capture folder as start point, and builds inside it.
  • The purchase and licensing entitles the app to be used by 1 user. For bulk licensing contact us.


    Make Folders v21 (for Capture One 21)
    A version of the application for Capture One 21. Application delivered as .dmg file.

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    Support notes

  • This version is for Capture One 21 (14.0.0) -> (14.1.x.) only. Tested on Catalina and Mojave.
  • Mac only!
  • Sessions only
  • The app uses the location of the sessions current capture folder as start point, and builds inside it.

  • What is it?
    The MakeFolders! app allows Capture One users to do bulk Capture folder creation based on a few chosen parameters.

    What does it do?
    On run, the app will:

  • Present different formats to choose from
  • Pick from several parameters – delimiter, digits in counter and how many folders
  • The app will then make all the folders!
  • Who is it for?
    If you are a tech and are always making Capture folders, this might save you a few hours a year.

    How do I use it?
    Either run as an app from the dock or applications, or copy the .app to the Capture One Scripts folder and run from the scripts menu.

    The purchase and licensing entitles the app to be used by 1 user. For bulk licensing contact us.


    Install notes

    Run the .dmg and drag drop the app to applications

    Once installed to applications, I recommend referencing the install in the dock for easy access. Drag the app from applications to the dock to do this. You can also install it to Capture One’s scripts menu as per the article here – but be sure to copy the installed application reference – not the .dmg.

    After running the .dmg and installing, on first run you will see this dialog warning that this is a script file and needs to interact with another app/s to work. These are normal for script applets. The app is otherwise code signed and stapled in accordance with Apple guidelines. Press OK for any dialogs encountered.


    Using the app

    1. The app gives a number of choices for folder format, with [ ] as variables:

  • [ISODATE] [ClientName] “S”[DigitCounter]
  • [ISODATE] “Shot” [DigitCounter]
  • “Shot” [DigitCounter]
  • [SessionName] [DigitCounter]

  • 2. Delimiter just means what do you want to split your elements up with. I’m a big fan of snake case so use “_” but I’m old. Pick what you want and the script will use this in-between each variable in the format.


    3. Depending on the format chosen you may have opportunity to tune the date or free text. Date is automatically taken from the OS so unless your clock is bollocksed this should be as the date you run the script.


    4. Client name is only relevant for the first format choice. It is designed as a custom free text field so if you don’t have a client that is also ok – make something up.


    5. Similar to how C1 does token counters. Pick how many digits you want in the counters – 3 = 000, 4 = 0000 etc.


    6. Lastly the heavy part. How many folders do you want? 5? 10? 1500? Plug it in and press ok to makeFolders! As previously noted, the app uses the location of the sessions current capture folder as start point, and builds inside it. The result is automatically added to favourites.

    If you set a new folder as Capture and run the app again it will build inside that. This can be useful if you need to create folders within folders, but it can also create lots of folders in the wrong place – so beware.


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