March 22 2020 - 12:32 pm

UPDATED: Tracks Without Embedded Artwork v2.1

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. MP3, AAC and ALAC audio files have the capability to store artwork image data internally as metadata, thus allowing artwork to "travel" with a file. This applet will examine the files of the selected tracks (or tracks in the selected playlist) for artwork metadata. Eligible audio tracks whose files are capable of embedding image data but do not contain artwork metadata will be copied to a new discrete playlist.

Note: Music-assigned artwork may not necessarily be embedded as metadata; pre-ID3v2 MP3s do not store image data; this applet ignores how the Finder may or may not display an audio file's icon image.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode. In Demo Mode it will only discover 20 tracks without embedded artwork per launch. If you like it you can purchase a code for $1.99 which will unlock the 20 count restriction. Launch the app and click "Register…" in its File menu to make an in-app purchase through PayPal.

Latest version:

  • Fixes regressions with UI
  • Minor performance enhancements
  • Removes 10-day trial; un-registered version only discovers 20 tracks without embedded artwork per launch

More information for Tracks Without Embedded Artwork v2.1 and download link is here.

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