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Delete characters from the beginning or ending of selected tracks' name, artist, album, comments, composer, or show tags

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.

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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:

  • This is an Applet
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • current version downloads: 186 | total downloads: 88024
  • .zip download size: 413.5K
  • older pre-OS X 10.11 version: direct download
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