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How to use LaunchAgents to monitor folder contents in OS X

NewTerminalIconXWatching folders for various changes in OS X can be exceptionally useful for automating tasks to handle any files added to the folder. This can be especially useful as a security measure for determining unwanted changes to key system folders. One robust solution for this is to use Appleā€™s Folder Actions feature for monitoring folders, and while still one I prefer and recommend, another approach is to use the system launcher. Continue reading