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Does anyone know of software that can be configured to automatically login to a website, perform tasks, and take screenshots at regular intervals? Preferably Mac-compatible.

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Sounds like FakeApp is what you're looking for.

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You can try Sikuli.

Here's a video of it in action, it's actually a really neat tool.

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Interesting - I'll check it out - thanks! –  user50689 Sep 29 '10 at 19:22
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iMacros can probably do what you need. We use it in a commercial environment and it is very effective.

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I've been checking out iMacros - I think that I can make it work if I used it in conjunction with a screen capture program –  user50689 Sep 29 '10 at 19:25
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Since "performing tasks" can mean so many different things, there most likely isn't a program out there, that would fully satisfy your needs. There are programs automatically logging you in (LastPass is a good example), there are programs taking screenshots, but if you want a all-in-one solution you probably need to let somebody write that software for you (or do it yourself).

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If you're willing to script it,watir might do everything you need. Not sure if it does real screen shots or just captures of the HTML though.

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I use AutoHotkey to do this. This is an example of a script that logs into a website.

http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=20195

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