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September 23 2013 - 12:12 pm

iTunes 11.1 Breaks Some Airplay scripting

[UPDATE: iTunes 11.1.2 addresses and fixes this issue.]

The latest version of iTunes breaks some scripts I posted when Airplay scripting was introduced back in the Spring.

Specifically, an error will be generated doing something as simple as this:

tell application “iTunes”

set apDevices to (get AirPlay devices)

end tell

Come on. It’s gotta be a bug, right? You can still get properties of AirPlay devices and set the current AirPlay devices property by device name:

tell application “iTunes”

set apDevices to (get name of AirPlay devices)

–> {“Computer”, “Doug’s AirPort Express”}

set current AirPlay devices to AirPlay device “Computer”

end tell

Waiting to see how this evolves.

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