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Stephen0523
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Email or text alert notifications

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Can anyone tell me if there is a way to have an alert sent to my iPhone after a video has been converted so that I know when it's done?




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Re: Email or text alert notifications

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Yes.
Stephen0523
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Thanks mduell, said yes so how do I go about doing this?
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Use the "after encode is complete" option to call the program of your choice that can send an email or text.
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Re: Email or text alert notifications

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Sorry for my ignorance! I don't see it in the preferences I only see it in the main window but it's greyed out and I am unable to select anything there have a look at the screenshot here. https://prnt.sc/vl3e1l
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That's an audio setting, nothing to do with the post-encode preference.
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Re: Email or text alert notifications

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OK you're really not answering the question here send some screenshots or some more descriptive directions as the audio settings have nothing to do about notifying me when the processing is done.
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The audio settings have nothing to do about notifying you when the processing is done. You need to use the application setting for an external program to call when done.
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Re: Email or text alert notifications

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Thank you for the fast reply. Are you able to send a screenshot or let me know where the application setting is located?
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In the app preferences...

https://i.imgur.com/Td9knED.png
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Re: Email or text alert notifications

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OK so it looks like the application cannot send a text message or an email only a system alert which means you have to be in front of your computer.
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You can have it call any external program you want, including one that you choose that can send emails or text messages.
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Re: Email or text alert notifications

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Yes I get that the only problem is if I send it to Apple mail, it wouldn't know to send it to mye mail or if I send it to my text messaging program it would never know what number to use to send me a text message.
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