“Under the hood”, Hook uses scripts to integrate with other applications using AppleEvents and other inter-app communication systems, such as x-callback-url.

Most of these scripts are exposed in Hook > Preferences > Scripts tab.

  1. It is possible to create new integration scripts for unsupported apps. If the app doesn’t have the necessary scripting support or inter-app communication, you can always contact the developer about improving their app with automation.
  2. It is also possible to customize how Hook integrates with an application by writing a new script for it. Some examples are available:


Most of Hook’s many integration scripts are exposed in the Hook app itself (Pro version), under Preferences > Scripts. Have a look for inspiration.

The links above contain all the information most advanced users will need. But you can also visit the Hook productivity forum or get in touch with us.

Integrations Help: Table of contents