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November 24 2020 - 5:22 pm

UPDATED: CD Text to CD Info v5.5

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet will attempt to extract the CD Text information from the selected audio CD in the Music app and apply it to the CD's disc and track tags.

Some commercial CDs and commercial CD burning software (including the Music app) can use CD Text as a method of including text data on an audio CD. This data can include Artist (Performer), Album, Composer, Track Title, and Genre info. See the Read Me for more information.

Latest version:

  • Fixes a bug with entering text into the disc count field
  • v5.4 (nov 1, 2020):
  • Additional accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur

More information for CD Text to CD Info v5.5 and download link is here.

November 22 2020 - 5:47 pm

UPDATED: Playlist Manager v3.3

For macOS 10.15 and later only. The Music app only allows one playlist to be selected at a time. This applet can perform common useful tasks on a multiple selection of playlists: playlist title renaming (add text, remove text, search and replace text) and duplicate, delete, export, move and merge playlists.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode. While in Demo Mode, only up to 10 playlists can be manipulated per launch. If you like it you can purchase a code for $2.99 which will unlock the Demo Mode limitation. Launch the app and click "Register…" in its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

Latest version:

  • Fixes a couple of UI regressions under macOS 11
  • v3.2 (11/3/2020):
  • Additional accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur

More information for Playlist Manager v3.3 and download link is here.

November 21 2020 - 2:39 pm

NEW: Search Tower Records v1.0

This script will initiate a "search all" of the Tower Records website based on your choice of the Song Title or Artist or Album of the selected or playing Music app track. Results will be displayed in a new window in your default web browser.

Latest version:

  • Initial release

More information for Search Tower Records v1.0 and download link is here.

November 20 2020 - 4:53 pm

Brief Issue Affecting Downloads

For about eighteen hours, between Thursday evening and Friday afternoon (November 19 and 20), a script's download link may have errantly pointed to an earlier version. As a result, the downloaded script may not work on macOS 10.15 or later.

The problem that caused the issue is fixed and I apologize for the difficulty. If you downloaded a script during the time above you will simply have to re-download it. The earlier inoperative version you downloaded can be Trashed.

Thanks!

November 20 2020 - 3:45 pm

UPDATED: Create Archive of Selected v3.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will create a .zip archive of copies of the files of the selected tracks and save it in a user-chosen location.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Create Archive of Selected v3.1 and download link is here.

November 20 2020 - 2:12 pm

NEW: Amazon Lookup v2.0

This script will look at the current selected track and take you to Amazon's web page for that track's Album. If nothing is selected, it will default to the current playing track. If nothing is playing it will not run. Works nicely with a keyboard shortcut.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Amazon Lookup v2.0 and download link is here.

November 20 2020 - 1:28 pm

NEW: Clipboard to Lyrics v3.0

This script will copy text from the clipboard (text you have copied from an email, text document or web page, for instance) to the Lyrics tag of the currently playing track or selected track(s). Saves a few mouse-clicks anyway. Don't forget to add a keyboard shortcut.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Clipboard to Lyrics v3.0 and download link is here.

November 9 2020 - 10:26 am

NEW: Duplicate Playlist Folder as Playlist v2.0

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will copy all the tracks in a selected Playlist Folder to a new "plain" playlist, essentially duplicating the tracks as viewed when the Playlist Folder is selected. Optionally, after copying, the selected source Playlist Folder can be deleted along with the playlists it contains (of course, the tracks remain in your library). Note that if any "dead" tracks exist at any level of the selected Playlist Folder the script will fail.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Duplicate Playlist Folder as Playlist v2.0 and download link is here.

November 7 2020 - 1:09 pm

UPDATED: Side Splitter v2.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will copy a selection of tracks (presumably the tracks of a single particular album) into separate user-designated "album side" playlists and place these playlists in a distinct Playlist Folder. The script will then play each playlist "side" one at a time, pausing after each one until you accede to play the next "side" (as might occur with an actual LP record).

You can get the track order for an album if you Search Discogs or Search Wikipedia.

Written as a sort of joke to illustrate the awkwardness of recreating an analog music listening experience digitally.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Side Splitter v2.1 and download link is here.

November 7 2020 - 8:40 am

UPDATED: Make A Text List v6.3

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script can assemble a list of tag information about the selected tracks (or tracks in the selected playlist) using a configurable pattern substitution string and provides the ability to export this formatted text to the clipboard, a text file or the Print Dialog.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Make A Text List v6.3 and download link is here.

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