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November 24, 2014

Re-Apply Downsized Artwork v3.0

OS X 10.8 or later. This applet will examine the artwork of each selected track (or tracks in the selected playlist) and if greater than a user-set resolution (n x n pixels) will downscale the image to that resolution. Artwork already at the set resolution or smaller will not be affected. Includes options to pad image to make square, preserve extant track artworks, adjust preview proportionally and export displayed artwork to disk.

Action shot:

Re-Apply Downsized Artwork in action

Your settings are maintained between launches.

Latest version:

  • Significant update to UI and operation
  • Adds image preview
  • Adds padding-to-square option
  • Adds ability to preserve extant artworks when adding new downscaled image
  • Adds Save As file
  • Adds ten day trial
  • November 24, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/490
  • category: Managing Artwork
  • build type: Cocoa-AppleScript
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 3 | total downloads: 2655
  • zip download size: 419.7K
November 15, 2014

Track CPR v2.1

OS X 10.8 or later. This script will assist with associating replacement files with a batch of dead tracks. iTunes can perform this task, too, but only one track at a time.

The script will attempt to locate existing files (recursively) in a user-selected folder that have the exact same filenames and extensions as the missing files of a selection of dead tracks. Then, you can determine if the found files are viable replacements for the missing files and the script will perform the replacement. Replacement files remain in their current location.

This can be a delicate operation. In addition to the must-read documentation included with the script, I also urge you to read what I've written about using this script here.

See the video on YouTube.

Action shot:

Track CPR in action

Checkmarked tracks will have CPR applied. (Better screenshots are in the read-me PDF.)

Latest version:

  • Fixes issues with Yosemite compatibility
  • Fixes errant "blank entries" warning
  • Fixes issue reading file paths on some volumes
  • November 15, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/525
  • category: Managing Files
  • build type: Cocoa-AppleScript
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 45 | total downloads: 1097
  • zip download size: 1201.3K
November 14, 2014

Make An EQ Preset Script v3.0

OS X 10.8 and later. This script create a new AppleScript applet using data from a selected EQ preset. When that applet is run it will re-create the EQ Preset you selected...in any iTunes (on a Mac, of course).

Easily and accurately share your EQ Presets with friends or make back-ups of your EQ Presets.

Latest version:

  • Major maintenance release
  • November 14, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/303
  • category: Exporting Info
  • build type: Bundle (universal binary)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 16 | total downloads: 1219
  • zip download size: 260K
November 14, 2014

All HD and SD to Playlists v2.0

OS X 10.8 or later. Applet creates two playlists containing, respectively, all the HD videos and SD videos in your library. The playlists will be re-created each time the app is run.

Latest version:

  • Major maintenance update (last updated 2009)
  • November 14, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/456
  • category: Managing Tracks
  • build type: Cocoa-AppleScript
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 18 | total downloads: 1267
  • zip download size: 310.8K
November 13, 2014

Drop to Add and Make Playlists v3.0

OS X 10.8 or later only. Drag-and-drop one or more folders containing media files on this droplet (or double-click it to select a single folder via an open dialog); it will recursively add each file to iTunes and then distribute the tracks to playlists created on-the-fly and named using your choice of:

  • the name of each file's containing folder
  • the folder heirarchy containing the file
  • the track's "Album - Artist" tags (if available)

If dropped files already exist as track entries in iTunes they will still be copied to the playlists. The same track will not be added to a playlist more than once.

Action shot:

Drop to Add and Make Playlists in action

Options are displayed after dropping a folder of files on the droplet.

Latest version:

  • Adds support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite/iTunes 12
  • Adds “Check for Update” command
  • Adds “Folder name” and “Folder heirarchy” as distinct options
  • General UI and maintenance fixes
  • Adds ten day trial
  • November 13, 2014

Info:

November 11, 2014

Delete Selected Files v2.1

Remove each selected track from all playlists and Trash or immediately delete their corresponding files.

Some iTunes delete commands will not move files from outside the "iTunes Media" folder to the Trash, as iTunes will tell you:

This script is a workaround for that.

OS X 10.6 and later only.

Action shot:

Delete Selected Files in action

Tracks will always be removed from iTunes. Select to delete the corresponding file immediately using the unix "rm" command or to move the files to the Trash.

Latest version:

  • Fixes error when canceling dialog
  • v2.0:
  • General maintenance update (last updated 2003)
  • Adds option to Trash file or delete file immediately (rm)
  • November 11, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/056
  • category: Managing Files
  • build type: Bundle (universal binary)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 83 | total downloads: 7420
  • zip download size: 189.6K
November 11, 2014

This Tag That Tag v4.2

OS X 10.8 or later. This applet will assist with swapping, copying, and appending data between two user-chosen tags in selected tracks or tracks in the selected playlist:

Swap - swap data between tags, ex: ARTIST<->COMPOSER
Copy - copy data from one to another tag, ex: ARTIST->COMPOSER ARTIST
Append - append data from one tag to the end of another, ex: ARTIST->COMPOSER - ARTIST
Prepend - prepend data from one tag to the beginning of another, ex: ARTIST->ARTIST - COMPOSER


The latter three actions also provide an option to delete the info from the first tag after the copy. Read Me explains all.

This update is free for registered users of v4.x.

Action shot:

This Tag That Tag in action

Select the Action to perform between the two chosen tags in each selected track.

Latest version:

  • Fixes issue with displaying accurate progress
  • Removes calls to "System Events"
  • November 11, 2014

Info:

November 11, 2014

Make PDF Booklet v3.0

OS X 10.8 or later only. This script will create a PDF booklet containing tag info from the selected tracks (or every track from the selected playlist) and then add the PDF to iTunes and copy it to the playlist where the selected tracks reside.

Here are example PDFs using audio tracks and using TV Show tracks made with the script.

Action shot:

Make PDF Booklet in action

Select the tag information for each track that will be included in the PDF

Latest version:

  • Adds support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite/iTunes 12
  • Minor maintenance tweaks
  • November 11, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/397
  • category: Exporting Info
  • build type: Cocoa-AppleScript
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 36 | total downloads: 7622
  • zip download size: 401.6K
November 9, 2014

PDF Adder v5.0

These two AppleScripts each assist with adding PDF files to iTunes as "digital booklet" PDF tracks. Each provides a method for easily supplying Author (artist), Album, Category (genre), Year, Rating and Description tag data which is then applied to the newly-added PDF track entry:

  • Add as PDF to iTunes is a PDF Service workflow that, when installed, will be available in the PDF pop-up menu of the Print Dialog. It allows you to save the current document as a PDF file (from any application that uses the Print Dialog) and add it to iTunes. I describe here how I use it with Safari Reader.
  • PDF Adder is an applet/droplet that will let you choose or drag-and-drop an existing PDF file and add it to iTunes. It can be installed in iTunes' Scripts folder for easy access from iTunes Script menu.

Here are some suggestions for your own "digital booklets":

  • Album lyrics/liner notes
  • Music production notes
  • Manuals
  • Receipts/order confirmations
  • DJ set lists
  • Podcast addenda
  • Audiobook chapter synopses
  • Lecture notes
  • Sound effects indexes

Anything you can print, you can make into a PDF...and any PDF can be added to iTunes.

For OS X 10.8 and later.

Action shot:

PDF Adder in action

Each script displays a window like this one. You'll be able to assign the new PDF track Author, Album, Category, Year, Rating and Description tags.

Latest version:

  • Adds support for Yosemite/iTunes 12
  • Minor tweaks to improve performance
  • November 9, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/300
  • category: Managing Files
  • build type: Cocoa-AppleScript
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 44 | total downloads: 17809
  • zip download size: 432.4K
November 9, 2014

Drop to Add and Give Info v3.0

This script is a droplet. Drag audio files to its icon in the Finder (or Finder bar) and a multi-edit window will allow you to set many common tags before the script adds the files to iTunes, after which your tag info will be applied to the new tracks. Saves trips to iTunes when batch-adding files. Additionally, tracks can be copied to a new or existing playlist.

Recommended for small batches of files, up to 20 or so; a very large batch of files may aggravate iTunes. You may be better off multi-editing tags in iTunes the conventional way

OS X 10.8 or later only. Previous versions available at the link below in the "Info" section.

Action shot:

Drop to Add and Give Info in action

After dropping files to the droplet, enter tags for the tracks in this screen before the files are added to iTunes. The data you enter will be applied to the new tracks after being added.

Latest version:

  • Adds support for Yosemite/iTunes 12
  • Minor maintenance tweaks
  • November 9, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/494
  • category: Managing Files
  • build type: Cocoa-AppleScript
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 42 | total downloads: 1869
  • zip download size: 393.4K
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