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March 29, 2017

Remove n Characters From Front or Back v5.7

For macOS 10.10 or later. This script lets you delete a specified number of characters from either the beginning or the ending of the Song Name, Album, Album Artist, Artist, Comments, Composer, Episode ID, Grouping, Show (or their "Sort" siblings) , Movement or Work tag of each selected track. For example, delete the initial digits and the space from "01 First Track", "02 Second Track", and so on.

Action shot:

Remove n Characters From Front or Back in action

"Remove n Characters From Front or Back" removes a specified number of characters from either the beginning or the ending of the Song Name, Album, Album Artist, Artist, Comments, Composer, Episode ID, Grouping, Show, Work or Movement tag of each selected track.

Latest version:

  • March 29, 2017
  • Support for playlist windows in iTunes 12.6 and later
  • Minor maintenance

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 9 | total downloads: 87847
  • zip download size: 413.5K

Current v5.7

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March 29, 2017

This Tag That Tag v4.9

For macOS 10.10 and later only. 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 - append 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:

  • March 29, 2017
  • Support for playlist windows in iTunes 12.6 and later
  • Fixes focus issue when Miniplayer is frontmost
  • Minor maintenance

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 6 | total downloads: 43111
  • zip download size: 413.5K

Current v4.9

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

(via in-app purchase)
March 25, 2017

Increment Number Tags v2.5

For macOS 10.10 and later only. This script will incrementally number your choice of the Track Number, Episode Number, Episode ID tags, and track Name prefix of the selected tracks. Additionally, a Track Count can be applied to each track, Episode ID can be configured with additional text incorporating the number, and zero-padding up to five digits can be applied. (The selected tracks must be sorted by ascending Play Order for accurate results.)

Action shot:

Increment Number Tags in action

Apply incremented numbers to the appropriately sorted track selection.

Latest version:

  • March 25, 2017
  • Minor maintenance
  • This version for macOS 10.10 and later only

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 23 | total downloads: 10291
  • zip download size: 397.7K

Current v2.5

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
March 19, 2017

PDF Adder v5.4

For macOS 10.10 and later only. These two AppleScripts each assist with adding PDF files to iTunes as PDF tracks. Each provides a method for easily supplying Artist, Album Artist, Album, Genre, Year, Rating, Loved and Comments 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 booklet" PDFs:

  • 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.

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PDF Adder in action

Each script displays a panel like this one before adding the PDF to iTunes.

Latest version:

  • March 19, 2017
  • Minor maintenance
  • This version for macOS 10.10 and later only

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 10 | total downloads: 18716
  • zip download size: 420.2K

Current v5.4

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
March 1, 2017

Trackographer v5.0

OS X 10.10 or later and iTunes 12.4 or later. This stay-open applet will monitor iTunes and send tag and time-of-play information of each track that plays (including iTunes Radio and internet radio streams if they provide track info) to a text file. Preferences can be set to include or not include various basic tags and to create a plain text file or a tab-delimited text file which can be imported into a spreadsheet.

Action shot:

Trackographer in action

"Trackographer" will monitor iTunes for playing tracks and log info about each played track to a text file, either as a plain text file (as in the sample above) or as a tab-delimited text file for importing to a spreadsheet.

Latest version:

  • March 1, 2017
  • Accommodates changes in iTunes 12.2 and later
  • Minor maintenance
  • This version for macOS 10.10 and later only

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 17 | total downloads: 1395
  • zip download size: 545.2K

Current v5.0

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
February 28, 2017

Re-Embed Artwork v2.3

For macOS 10.10 and later only. 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:

  • February 28, 2017
  • Fixes error when playlist folder is target
  • Minor maintenance
  • This version for macOS 10.10 and later only

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 600 | total downloads: 30694
  • zip download size: 327.8K

Current v2.3

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
February 26, 2017

Audition End v2.0

For macOS 10.10 and later only. Play through each track in a playlist by a set number of seconds (:05 - :60) from the end. Additionally, wait a set number of seconds between each track; when engaged, begins playing from the first track or the first selected track in the playlist.

Also see Needle Drop.

Action shot:

Audition End in action

Plays the last :15 of each track the playlist, waits :03 between each.

Latest version:

  • February 26, 2017
  • Generally updated from (ancient) 2003 version

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 20 | total downloads: 1983
  • zip download size: 256.2K

Current v2.0

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
February 8, 2017

Launch at Login v1.0

For macOS 10.10 and later only. This applet, when assigned to "Login Items" in System Preferences, will attempt to mount a server or volume at startup, wait for it to be accessible and then launch iTunes. In this way, iTunes will not launch too early and default to using the ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Media folder if the designated iTunes Media folder on the server or volume is inaccessible. Please follow the simple setup instructions contained in the Read Me.

Latest version:

  • February 8, 2017
  • Initial release

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 104
  • zip download size: 228.2K

Current v1.0

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
December 15, 2016

Re-Apply Downsized Artwork v3.3

For macOS 10.10 and later only. 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.

Also see Tracks Without Embedded Artwork.

Action shot:

Re-Apply Downsized Artwork in action

Your settings are maintained between launches.

Latest version:

  • December 15, 2016
  • Minor maintenance
  • This version for macOS 10.10 and later only

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 242 | total downloads: 4787
  • zip download size: 425.9K

Current v3.3

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

(via in-app purchase)
December 15, 2016

Unplayed Albums to Playlist v1.3

For macOS 10.10 and later. This script will scan the library for music albums that have not been played (all an album's tracks have 0 plays) and copy them to a "_Unplayed_Albums" playlist. Considers each disc in a multi-disc set as an "album". Complete album, track and disc tags are a must for accurate results.

Action shot:

Unplayed Albums to Playlist in action

Launch the applet and click OK.

Latest version:

  • December 15, 2016
  • Minor maintenance
  • This version for macOS 10.10 and later only

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 49 | total downloads: 288
  • zip download size: 360K

Current v1.3

download ⬇

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

(via in-app purchase)
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