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

OS X 10.8 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 or Show tag (or their "Sort" siblings) 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" 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 or Show tag of each selected track.

Latest version:

  • July 3, 2015
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

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Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • file format: Cocoa-AppleScript (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • latest version downloads: 15 | total downloads: 82405
  • download size: 363.6K
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