@@ 17,7 17,7 @@ You *could* download one of the many native apps from the Mac App Store to do th
2) Next we will need to copy the `cwebp` folder to our `/usr/local/bin` directory:
- Open macOS Terminal
- Run `sudo cp /Downloads/libwebp-1.2.1-mac-10.15/bin/cwebp /user/local/bin`
- Run `sudo cp /Downloads/libwebp-1.2.1-mac-10.15/bin/cwebp /usr/local/bin`
- *Note:* if the `/usr/local/bin` directory doesn't exist, simply create it by running: `sudo cd /usr/local && mkdir bin`
## Creating our custom Automator script
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If you ever have the need to edit this script (for example, changing the default `85` quality parameter), you will need to navigate to your `~/Library/Services` folder and open your custom webp Quick Action in the Automator application.
Simple as that!
## Possible Hiccups
I was contacted by the very helpful [Kev Quirk](https://kevq.uk) about a minor problem he encountered while following this tutorial. When trying to run `cwebp` he received the following error message:
cwebp cannot be opened because it's from an unverified developer
Doing the next steps seemed to have fixed this issue for him:
1. Click on the "Open in Finder" in the error message prompt
2. Double-click on the `cwebp` utility to open in Terminal
3. You'll then be prompted with a pop-up asking if you wish to execute
After following these steps, the issue should be resolved.