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Categories: personal
Tags: python cli mac osx

I recently published shot, which stands for: Screenshot Helper for OSX Terminal.
It a python CLI that I use day to day to copy / move / rename screenshots and videos. I also created a much smaller bash implementation first.

I learned a lot about python packaging from building osxdocker, and decided not to publish this package to pypi since it’s Mac/OSX specific. Instead I created a homebrew tap to make it easy to install on mac, like this:

It can still be installed via pip, just not from pypi. It can be pip installed from github like this:

All installation options are listed at
I’ve found it fairly useful and I hope someone else will too.