EditReady has two levels of automation:

Callback URLs

You can tell EditReady to do something by calling this URL – editready://. You can call this from any app or script that can open an URL.


  • EditReady 22.4 or newer

Using a browser

Copy/paste the URL below in a web browser, press Enter, and EditReady will open.


Using a shell

Copy/paste the command below in a shell, press Enter, and EditReady will open.

open 'EditReady://open'


β€’ Add

Adds a file or folder to the clip view.

editready://add?sourcePath=<file or folder path>

β€’ Transcode

Transcodes a file or folder (also adds the file to the clip view).

editready://transcode?sourcePath=<file or folder path>&preset=<preset name / path or UUID>&destinationPath=<folder path>

EditReady stores its preset files inside the app bundle with a .erpreset file extension. (e.g. /Applications/ ProRes 422 (HQ).erpreset)in

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