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Emulates iTunes search and copies results to a playlist

For macOS 10.10 and later only. Search a chosen media library (Library, Music, Movies, etc) or the selected playlist for user-entered text by All, Song Name, 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:

  • November 14, 2016
  • Worksaround AppleScript bug in iTunes 12.5 when choosing to search by Song Name causing search to default to All
  • Minor maintenance and fixes
  • This version for macOS 10.10 and later only

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • current version downloads: 88 | total downloads: 1484
  • .zip download size: 361.1K
  • older pre-OS X 10.10 version: direct download
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Current v2.4

Free to use, but a payment
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