Never send a human to do a machine's job...


Oddjob is a quick way to automate manual tasks. Tasks include executing batch files or shell scripts, FTP commands, sending email, executing SQL and much more.

Oddjob is for Developers, Testers, Support Analysts, Administrators and anyone else that spends too much of their day on repetitive tasks. Oddjob saves you time so you can spend it on the fun stuff again.

Oddjob is free and open source.



Getting Started With Oddjob

Scheduling a simple Hello World job.

Client/Server Oddjob

Take the Hello World job, deploy it on a server and monitor it from the desktop.


October 2020
Oddjob-1.6 is almost available...

The latest Snapshot release can be downloaded from Sourceforge.

New features include:

16th September 2017
Oddjob-1.5.0 is now available. Highlights include

Older News

Staying Informed

All new releases are posted under News on the Oddjob Sourceforge page.