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August 13 2020 - 9:55 am

UPDATED: Restore Artwork from Album Folder v4.2

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will look for an image file in the parent folder of each selected track's file--presumably its Album folder in which you have previously placed an image file of some sort--and apply the data from that image file as artwork for the track.

Also see Save Album Art to Album Folder and Save Album Art as folder.jpg which assist with exporting album artwork as image files.

Latest version:

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

More information for Restore Artwork from Album Folder v4.2 and download link is here.

August 12 2020 - 11:11 am

UPDATED: Coverscope v2.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet will show both the assigned track artwork and the local file's metadata artwork (if any exists) for the selected track. The Track entry artwork well supports copy, paste and drags. Pasting or dragging image data immediately applies the image to the selected track's artwork and attempts to embed it. Additional tools can Embed or Apply artwork between track and file.

Free to use in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, these functions will be enabled to use in any combination up to five times per launch:

  • Embed Track Artwork (to the file)
  • Apply Metadata Artwork (to the track)
  • Paste or Drag an image file to Apply and Embed
  • Copy Track Artwork to Clipboard
  • Save Track Artwork to File

To purchase a registration code and remove this restriction, download and launch the app. Click "Register..." in its File menu and follow the prompts to purchase a code for $2.99. When your payment is processed, you will be emailed a registration code that will unlock the Demo Mode restrictions.

Latest version:

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

More information for Coverscope v2.1 and download link is here.

August 11 2020 - 4:13 pm

UPDATED: Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v5.2

For macOS 10.15 and later only This script will copy the selected tracks to one or more chosen playlists.

Also see Remove From Other Playlists.

Latest version:

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

More information for Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v5.2 and download link is here.

August 10 2020 - 5:33 pm

UPDATED: Copy Tag Info Tracks to Tracks v6.3

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet will copy specific tag data from one set of selected tracks to a second set of selected tracks. You can copy any combination of Checkmark, Song Title, Artist, Album Artist, Album, Genre, Year, Disc and Track, Composer, Grouping, Work, Movement, BPM, Comments, Lyrics, Rating, Loved/Disliked, Plays/Skips, Artwork and Compilation.

Only tracks in the local Media library are accessible. Tracks in the Apple Music interface are inaccessible.

Latest version:

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

More information for Copy Tag Info Tracks to Tracks v6.3 and download link is here.

August 7 2020 - 3:38 pm

UPDATED: Convert and Replace v3.2

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will convert the files of the selected tracks using an encoder chosen on-the-fly (each encoder's current Preferences-set options will be in effect) and replace each original track's file with the converted version.

Free to use in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, only five tracks may be converted per launch.

To purchase a registration code and remove the restriction, download and launch the app. Click "Register..." in its File menu and follow the prompts to purchase a code for $2.99. When your payment is processed, you will receive a registration code that will unlock the Demo Mode restrictions.

Latest version:

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

More information for Convert and Replace v3.2 and download link is here.

August 6 2020 - 4:19 pm

UPDATED: Change Finder Tags v3.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will let you change the Finder tags of the selected tracks' files and/or each one's containing folder. Some users find this assistive when gathering files for use outside the Music or TV apps, Smart searches and so on.

Latest version:

  • Fixes issue with regression in window resizing
  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Change Finder Tags v3.1 and download link is here.

August 5 2020 - 4:09 pm

UPDATED: Block Party! v4.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. Create a "Block Party!" playlist containing random Artists and a specific number of their randomly selected songs arranged in a row ("two-fers", "three-fers", and so on). You can restrict the size of the "Block Party!" playlist by Number of Artists or Duration in hours. Additionally, you can choose to use a particular Playlist as the source of tracks and include/exclude specific Genres.

Latest version:

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

More information for Block Party! v4.1 and download link is here.

August 2 2020 - 8:34 pm

UPDATED: Artist to Last-First v5.1

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:

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

    More information for Artist to Last-First v5.1 and download link is here.

    August 2 2020 - 4:54 pm

    UPDATED: Append to Selected Tag v5.3

    For macOS 10.15 and later only. Append the same user-entered text to the beginning or ending of the existing text in the chosen tag--Title, Artist, Album Artist, Album, Composer, Comments, Genre, Grouping, Show (or their Sort siblings), Work or Movement--in each selected track.

    Latest version:

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

    More information for Append to Selected Tag v5.3 and download link is here.

    August 2 2020 - 8:28 am

    UPDATED: Multi-Item Edit v6.8

    For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet will allow you to view and edit most tags (and some additional options) of the selected track(s) in a single floating window using single-edit mode (one selected track) or multi-edit mode, which emulates the pre-iTunes 12 "multiple items" format; that is, a checkbox adjacent to each tag allows you to select which changes are to be applied to the selection's tags.

    Can also be used to copy collected tags from one set of tracks to another set of tracks by toggling "Information Tracking".

    Thanks to Wolfgang Reszel for the icon.

    Latest version:

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

    More information for Multi-Item Edit v6.8 and download link is here.

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