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November 25 2020 - 8:28 pm

UPDATED: Artist to Last-First v5.3

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet will parse the text of the chosen tag (Artist, Album Artist, Composer or one of their Sort siblings) of a selection of tracks:

Move the LAST word of the tag to the beginning, eg:

  • Hound Dog Taylor -> Taylor, Hound Dog
  • OR Move the FIRST word of the tag to the end, eg:

  • The Crystal Method -> Crystal Method, The
  • Then, the newly configured text can be copied back to your choice of Artist, Album Artist, Composer, Sort Artist, Sort Album Artist and/or Sort Composer tag(s).

    Latest version:

    • Restores support for CD tracks
    • v5.2 (oct 31, 2020):
    • Additional accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur

    More information for Artist to Last-First v5.3 and download link is here.

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