Scripts are gathered into these loosely defined yet easily navigable Categories:
Be sure to read the Download FAQ.
- Managing Tracks
- Scripts that perform sorting, ordering, counting and similar tasks with tracks.
- Managing Track Info
- Scripts that assist in changing, updating, editing track info (ID3 tag data), or perform other tasks based on track info.
- Managing Artwork
- Scripts that import, export, copy, and do other things with regard to album artwork.
- Managing Playlists
- A wide variety of scripts that automate the creation and/or management of Playlists and perform other inter-Playlist activities.
- Controlling iTunes
- Scripts that control the "mechanics" of iTunes, from playing tracks to converting files.
- Export Info
- Various methods for sending info about tracks and playlists elsewhere.
- Managing Files
- Scripts that organize or otherwise manipulate the actual files of tracks in the Finder.
- Control and manage tracks and playlists over your network.
- Interact with various online services, search engines and databases.
- These perform various tasks with iTunes and iPod, and sometimes iPhone and iPod touch.
- A-categorical scripts.
- With Other Apps
- Scripts that can be used by iTunes in conjunction with other applications, such as browsers, sundry audio software, databases, and so on.
- Retro Scripts
- Old and In The Way scripts, either out of date or obsolete. For hardcore scripters, an archive-of-record. Not much use in modern iTunes.
- Missing Menu Commands
- This page lists scripts which perform simple navigation and selection routines. Use them with assignable shortcuts.
- Script Stats
- Lists scripts by Name, Recently Added, Recent Downloads, or Download Count (most downloaded)
- FAQ and Solutions
- Offers some answers to frequently asked iTunes/AppleScripting questions.
Other Handy Site Links
In each category, scripts are arranged latest-posted to oldest, top to bottom. When you find a script you want, click on the download button and downloading will begin.
Scripts for iTunes are saved in folders and then .zipped with the Finder's "Create Archive" command. You should only have to double-click them to un-archive them. SoundJam scripts are compressed StuffIt files that have been bin-hexed; that's just the way I did them originally.
Read here how to create a Scripts Menu in the iTunes menu bar.
All scripts from this site are free...
and perform as described. However, I make absolutely no guarantees to any script's effectiveness whatsoever. Every reasonable precaution has been taken by script writers to eliminate potential errors and problems; even so, I am obliged to advise you that you are using this software at possible risk to your data.
Always make a back-up, wear a seat belt, and...safety goggles? Your call.
The GNU General Public License
Unless otherwise specified, all the scripts available from this site are implicitly covered by the GNU General Public License. That is, the author of a script reserves all copyrights but also has permitted its redistribution and modification under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation. For more information on the terms and conditions provided by the GNU GPL, visit the GNU website. Note that scripts saved as Read-Only are implicitly understood to be un-modifiable, though distribution under the terms of the GNU GPL is permitted.
Your script contributions are most welcome
If you have written an AppleScript for iTunes and would like to share it with the world, I hope you'll consider posting it here. You script needn't be glamorous, just useful. Just contact me at dougscripts AT mac DOT com.
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