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August 27, 2015

Assimilate View Options v4.0

OS X 10.10 and later, iTunes 12.2 and later only. This script re-creates a single selected playlist so its Songs View column settings (visible columns) are the same as the main Music library (taking advantage of the fact that new playlists acquire the Music library's visible sort columns).

Works with user-created regular playlists and Smart playlists only.

Assign it a keyboard shortcut for ease of use.

Latest version:

  • August 27, 2015
  • Works with OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and later and iTunes 12.2 and later only

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Script Bundle
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 21 | total downloads: 10377
  • zip download size: 258.1K

Current v4.0

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
August 17, 2015

Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v1.2

This script will remove any number of extra space characters at the beginning and ending of chosen tags (Name, Artist, Album Artist, Album, Composer, Genre, Grouping and Show) in the selected tracks.

Action shot:

Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces in action

Select some tracks and launch the script. Checkmarked tags are remembered between launches.

Latest version:

  • August 17, 2015
  • Fixes stall issue when attempting to escape quotation characters in some circumstances

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 66 | total downloads: 922
  • zip download size: 343.7K

Current v1.2

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
August 8, 2015

Music Folder Files Not Added v5.1

OS X 10.8 or later. This application will list the file paths of the files in your designated "iTunes Media" folder which are not in iTunes' track library. Additionally, you can select a different parent folder and its contents will be compared to the iTunes library. Includes options to Filter results, Add a selection of found files to iTunes (Mobile Applications can not be added this way), move them to the Trash, and Export a text file listing the file paths.

The original name of the "iTunes Media" folder was "iTunes Music". That's why this script is named the way it is.

Action shot:

Music Folder Files Not Added in action

These files are in my "iTunes Media" folder but do not exist as track entries in iTunes. The tracks may have been deleted from iTunes but, for whatever reason, I did not choose to move their files to the Trash.

Latest version:

  • August 8, 2015
  • Fixes issue aligning "Filter" field at initial launch
  • v5.0 (july 20, 2015):
  • Can identify PDF, Mobile Application, iTunes LP and iTunes Extra files when used with iTunes 12.2 or later
  • Adds Filter option
  • Performance tweaks
  • v4.5 (july 1, 2015):
  • Accommodates changes in iTunes 12.2
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 267 | total downloads: 33483
  • zip download size: 413.6K

Current v5.1

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Use it free for 10 days.
Like it? It's only $1.99

(via in-app purchase)
August 7, 2015

Track's Album to Playlist v3.0

OS X 10.9 or later only. This script gathers the tracks in the Music library with the same Artist, Album, and Disc Number of the currently playing track (or, if no track is playing, the selected track) and copies them in track number order to a new Playlist named "Artist - Album". Accurate track-tagging is a must.

This works great when assigned a shortcut.

Tracks played/selected in the "For You" or "New" panes of Apple Music are inaccessible.

Latest version:

  • August 7, 2015
  • Saved as a script bundle for faster execution from the Script menu
  • OS X 10.9 or later only

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Script Bundle
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 44 | total downloads: 6956
  • zip download size: 252.8K

Current v3.0

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
August 6, 2015

Tracks Without Embedded Artwork v1.1

OS X 10.8 or later. MP3, AAC and ALAC audio files have the capability to store artwork image data internally as metadata, thus allowing artwork to "travel" with a file. This applet will examine the files of the selected tracks (or tracks in the selected playlist) for artwork metadata. Eligible audio tracks whose files do not contain artwork metadata will be copied to a new discrete playlist.

iTunes-assigned artwork may not necessarily be embedded as metadata. This applet does not affect how the Finder may or may not display a file's icon image.

To embed artwork to tracks' files try Re-Embed Artwork or Re-Apply Downsized Artwork.

Action shot:

Tracks Without Embedded Artwork in action

Quickly scans the files of the selected tracks or tracks in the selected playlist.

Latest version:

  • August 6, 2015
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • Accommodates changes in iTunes 12.2

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 155 | total downloads: 1893
  • zip download size: 240.4K

Current v1.1

download ⬇

Use it free for 10 days.
Like it? It's only $1.99

(via in-app purchase)
August 6, 2015

Sort by Artwork Size v1.1

OS X 10.8 or later. For users who are particular about managing artwork, this script can write the size of a track's artwork (eg: "600x600") to choice of Category, Comments, Description or Episode ID tag (enabling tracks to be sorted by artwork size in a playlist using the chosen tag) and/or copy tracks with artwork less than or greater than a user-entered size to a new discrete playlist.

Note that if choosing the first option, the chosen tag will be re-written so it is best to choose a tag that is not already in use or not typically associated with a track's kind; for example, use the Episode ID tag (a TV Show tag) for music tracks or the Category tag (a Podcasts tag) for videos.

Action shot:

Sort by Artwork Size in action

Settings are stored between launches.

Latest version:

  • August 6, 2015
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • Accommodates changes in iTunes 12.2

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 52 | total downloads: 308
  • zip download size: 338K

Current v1.1

download ⬇

Use it free for 10 days.
Like it? It's only $1.99

(via in-app purchase)
August 3, 2015

Search Results to Playlist v2.1

Search a chosen category (Library, Music, Movies, etc) or the selected playlist for user-entered text by All, Song, Artist, Album, or Composer tag and copy the track results to a Search Results playlist, which will be created automatically if necessary. Can optionally re-create or append to the Search Results playlist on each run. Floats over iTunes while active for easy access.

Action shot:

Search Results to Playlist in action

This window floats over iTunes while the script is active.

Latest version:

  • August 3, 2015
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • Accommodates changes in iTunes 12.2

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 47 | total downloads: 1075
  • zip download size: 325.9K

Current v2.1

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
August 1, 2015

Restore Artwork from Album Folder v3.1

OS X 10.8 or later. This script will look for an image file in the parent folder of each selected track's file--presumably its Album folder in which you have previously placed an image file of some sort--and apply the data from that image file as artwork for the track.

Latest version:

  • August 1, 2015
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • Accommodates changes in iTunes 12.2

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 112 | total downloads: 9273
  • zip download size: 309.6K

Current v3.1

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 31, 2015

Re-Embed Artwork v2.2

OS X 10.8 and later. This script will export then re-import the artwork data of the selected tracks obliging iTunes to embed the artwork in the track's file's meta-data.

For best results, use with an album's worth of tracks--or so--at a time. iTunes may be obliged to perform a number of background tasks when applying image data and may prevent the script from proceeding if a large amount of data is involved.

Note: this app does not affect how the Finder may or may not display a file's icon image.

Also see Tracks Without Embedded Artwork.

Latest version:

  • July 31, 2015
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • Accommodates changes in iTunes 12.2
  • v2.1 (April 5, 2015):
  • Fixes issue with incompletion on some systems
  • Minor performance tweaks

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 576 | total downloads: 23424
  • zip download size: 310K

Current v2.2

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 21, 2015

New Last Played Date v4.1

OS X 10.8 or later. Set Last Played/Last Skipped date of selected tracks to a new date, with option to increase or decrease Plays/Skips, or set to no date and no Plays/Skips.

Also see Add or Subtract Play Count.

Action shot:

New Last Played Date in action

Like so. The Last Played date of the selected tracks will be set to June 10, 2014 at 9:45AM and the Plays will be decreased by 3. The latter is an option that can be toggled on and off with the checkbox.

Latest version:

  • July 21, 2015
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • Accommodates changes in iTunes 12.2

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 83 | total downloads: 5292
  • zip download size: 395.9K

Current v4.1

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
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