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December 16, 2014

Clipboard to Lyrics Scripts v2.0

Two scripts, "Clipboard to Current Track's Lyrics" and "Clipboard to Selected Track's Lyrics" will copy text from the clipboard (text you have copied from an email, text document or web page, for instance) to, respectively, the current track's or selected track's lyrics. Saves a few mouse-clicks anyway.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance release
  • December 16, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/377
  • category: Managing Track Info
  • build type: Bundle (universal binary)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 316 | total downloads: 3995
  • zip download size: 263.8K
December 16, 2014

Year of Release Date to Year v2.0

This script will try to grab the year from the Release Date of each selected track and copy it to its Year tag. Results are not always fruitful--like, if there is no release date--in which case a track's current Year tag is left unharmed.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance release
  • December 16, 2014

Info:

December 15, 2014

Albums Assemble v1.1

This applet will discern the Album tags of the selected tracks and then copy all the available tracks of each of those Albums to the current playlist, other existing playlist or new playlist. Works with tracks selected in iTunes or a mounted iPod/iOS device set to manually manage tracks.

OS X 10.7 or later.

Action shot:

Albums Assemble in action

Select some tracks and run the script. Select to copy complete albums to the current, other existing, or new playlist.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance release
  • Improves compatibility with Yosemite/iTunes 12
  • December 15, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/518
  • category: Managing Tracks
  • build type: Cocoa-AppleScript
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 20 | total downloads: 281
  • zip download size: 340.6K
December 12, 2014

Make JPEG and PNG Playlists v2.0

OS X 10.8 or later. This script will assemble two playlists populated with Music library tracks that contain, respectively, JPEG artwork and PNG artwork.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance update
  • December 12, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/504
  • category: Managing Artwork
  • build type: Bundle (universal binary)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 26 | total downloads: 601
  • zip download size: 310.9K
December 11, 2014

Sundry Info To Comments v4.0

OS X 10.8 or later. Copies your single choice of filename, file path (location), file's parent folder path, file creation date (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS), current playlist, volume adjustment, start time or stop time (HH:MM.SS), artwork size (WxH), purchaser name or purchaser account ID to choice of Category, Comments, Description or Episode ID tag of each selected track. By putting data in one of these available tags it can be visible and sortable or used with Smart Playlist criteria.

I've kept the word "Comments" in the title of this script for legacy purposes, even though modern versions of it can write to other tags.

Action shot:

Sundry Info To Comments in action

Choose the information to use (left) and then choose the tag to copy it to.

Latest version:

  • Updated for better Yosemite compatibility
  • Adds Episode ID as write-to tag
  • Adds start, stop, artwork size as option
  • Adds user-settable separator text when appending to extant data
  • Adds "Check for Update"
  • Adds access to online Help
  • Adds ten day trial
  • December 11, 2014

Info:

December 8, 2014

Unplayed Albums to Playlist v1.0

OS X 10.8 or 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:

  • Initial release
  • December 8, 2014

Info:

December 7, 2014

Enter Category Text for Selected v2.0

This script will apply user-entered text to the "Category" tag of each of the selected tracks.

Action shot:

Enter Category Text for Selected in action

Enter text or nothing to blank Category tag text.

Latest version:

  • General maintenance update (last updated in 2005)
  • December 7, 2014

Info:

December 7, 2014

Sort by Artwork Size v1.0

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:

  • Initial release
  • December 7, 2014

Info:

December 6, 2014

Size of Artwork v1.1

OS X 10.9 or later. This script will display the size (width x height) of the artwork of the single selected track.

Also see Sort by Artwork Size.

Action shot:

Size of Artwork in action

Daryl deserves larger artwork.

Latest version:

  • Fixes issue with consistent accuracy
  • December 6, 2014

Info:

  • see the read me PDF
  • short url: http://dougscripts.com/533
  • category: Managing Artwork
  • build type: Cocoa-AppleScript
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • latest version downloads: 54 | total downloads: 89
  • zip download size: 187.1K
November 30, 2014

Multi-Item Edit v3.0

OS X 10.8 or later. This applet will allow you to edit most tags (and some additional options) of the selected track(s) in a single window using single-edit mode (one selected track) or multi-edit mode, which emulates the pre-iTunes 12 "multiple items" format; that is, a checkbox adjacent to each tag allows you to select which changes are to be applied to the selection's tags.

(Note: a bug in iTunes 12 prevents accessing audiobook tracks in the Audiobooks library. The simple workaround is to copy the audiobook tracks you want to work with to a new temporary playlist and select them from there; delete the playlist when you're finished.)

Action shot:

Multi-Item Edit in action

Edit most tags of a selection of iTunes tracks in a single window.

Latest version:

  • Now recognizes single track selection
  • Stays open until manually quit, allowing different tracks to be selected/edited per session
  • Adds close and miniaturize window control buttons
  • Changes "Cancel" and "OK" buttons to "Quit" and "Apply"
  • Fixes keyboard accessibility issues
  • Minor code tweaks
  • November 30, 2014

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