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Managing Track Info

September 26 2020 - 1:09 pm

UPDATED: Track Titles to Word Caps v4.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. Capitalizes the first letter of every word in each selected track's Title, converts all other letters to lowercase. Thus, "Come as you are" becomes "Come As You Are".

Also see Track Titles to Sentence Caps and Proper English Title Capitalization

Latest version:

  • Changed "Names" in the title to "Titles"
  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Track Titles to Word Caps v4.1 and download link is here.

August 29 2020 - 1:35 pm

UPDATED: Rate Me! Rate Me! v6.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This stay-open applet watches your playing tracks and when one begins playing displays a notification-sized panel whereby a rating for the track can be entered. Features options to display only unrated playing tracks and timer preferences for how soon and how long the panel is displayed.
While you could easily rate the current track from the Music app's icon in the Dock, this script interrupts you and compels you to do so.

Latest version:

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

More information for Rate Me! Rate Me! v6.1 and download link is here.

August 21 2020 - 12:10 pm

UPDATED: Remove n Characters From Front or Back v6.5

For macOS 10.15 or later. This script lets you delete a specified number of characters from either the beginning or the ending of the Title, Album, Album Artist, Artist/Director, Category, Comments, Composer, Episode ID, Grouping, Show (or their "Sort" siblings), Movement or Work tag of each selected track. For example, delete the initial digits and the space from "01 First Track", "02 Second Track", and so on.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode, with the exception that only up to five tracks can be processes per launch. You can purchase a code for $1.99 which will remove this restriction. Launch the app and click "Register..." in the its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

Latest version:

  • Restores access to CD tracks
  • Adds "Ask Are you sure?" toggle to Preferences
  • v6.4 (july 17, 2020):
  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Remove n Characters From Front or Back v6.5 and download link is here.

August 20 2020 - 1:01 pm

UPDATED: Make Tags All Caps v2.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will change the text in your choice of the Title, Artist, Album, Comments, Composer and/or Genre tags of the selected tracks in the Music app to ALL CAPS.

"I got a request from a DJ'ing Correspondent who had been manually changing some of his tags to all caps so they'd be easier to read on the decks under dim dance floor lights. (Are they still called "decks"?)..." (more)

Latest version:

  • Fixes regression with setting Genre, if selected
  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Make Tags All Caps v2.1 and download link is here.

August 16 2020 - 11:25 am

UPDATED: Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v2.2

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will remove any number of extra space characters at the beginning and ending of chosen tags (Title, Artist/Director, Album Artist, Album, Composer, Genre, Grouping, Movement, Work and Show) in the selected tracks.

Latest version:

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

More information for Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v2.2 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.

    July 20 2020 - 11:17 am

    UPDATED: Album Rating Reset v4.2

    For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will allow you to batch set or clear the Album Rating and/or Album Love/Dislike for the albums of the selected tracks or the albums associated with the tracks in a selected playlist (note that only a single track from any album need be selected in order to change the album rating or loved of the entire album). Handy for clearing batches of albums of their user-set album ratings, or re-rating batches of albums.

    Latest version:

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

    More information for Album Rating Reset v4.2 and download link is here.

    July 18 2020 - 1:17 pm

    UPDATED: Proper English Title Capitalization v4.3

    For macOS 10.15 and later only. Capitalizes the first letter of each word in your choice of the Title, Artist, Album Artist, Album, Comments, Composer, Grouping, Movement, Work, or Show tags of the selected tracks, but based on conventional rules of title capitalization in the English language. Thus, "what it feels like for a girl (above and beyond 12'' club mix)" becomes "What It Feels Like for a Girl (Above and Beyond 12'' Club Mix)". Two user-editable Exception Lists can handle words that should not be title-capped or modified. Test Run feature enables you to see what would be changed displayed in a separate Test Run Log window.

    Latest version:

    • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
    • Adds "Check for Update..." to App menu
    • Performance, UI and security enhancements

    More information for Proper English Title Capitalization v4.3 and download link is here.

    July 17 2020 - 1:34 pm

    UPDATED: Remove n Characters From Front or Back v6.4

    For macOS 10.15 or later. This script lets you delete a specified number of characters from either the beginning or the ending of the Title, Album, Album Artist, Artist/Director, Category, Comments, Composer, Episode ID, Grouping, Show (or their "Sort" siblings), Movement or Work tag of each selected track. For example, delete the initial digits and the space from "01 First Track", "02 Second Track", and so on.

    This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode, with the exception that only up to five tracks can be processes per launch. You can purchase a code for $1.99 which will remove this restriction. Launch the app and click "Register…" in the its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

    Latest version:

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

    More information for Remove n Characters From Front or Back v6.4 and download link is here.

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