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Managing Tracks

November 19 2021 - 6:04 pm

UPDATED: Search Results to Playlist v3.4

For macOS 11 and later only. Search the entire Music app library, or a selected playlist, for user-entered text by All, Song Title, Artist, Album, or Composer tag and copy the track results to a Search Results playlist, which will be created automatically if necessary. Can optionally re-create or append to the Search Results playlist on each run.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Performance and UI enhancements

More information for Search Results to Playlist v3.4 and download link is here.

November 2 2021 - 8:26 pm

UPDATED: Not In Any Playlist v4.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This applet will scan the Music app for tracks that are not assigned to any user-created playlists and display them. Once assembed, selected tracks in the list can be assigned to a user-chosen playlist or exported as a text file.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI, performance and security enhancements
  • Adds 10-track Demo Mode restriction to unregistered version

More information for Not In Any Playlist v4.0 and download link is here.

October 29 2021 - 9:49 pm

UPDATED: Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v6.1

For macOS 11 and later only This script will copy the selected tracks to one or more chosen playlists--or move them, after which they will be removed from the source playlist (if possible; tracks cannot be removed from dynamically populated playlists).

Also see Remove From Other Playlists.

Latest version:

  • Adds "Move Tracks"
  • Minor UI and performance enhancements

More information for Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v6.1 and download link is here.

October 20 2021 - 2:08 pm

UPDATED: Quick Convert v5.5

For macOS 11 and later only. Convert all or just the selected tracks of the selected Playlist using your choice of available encoders, restoring your Preferences-set encoder afterwards.

Additionally, you can:

  • Choose to delete and/or Trash the original tracks and/or files
  • Copy all converted tracks to a playlist

Latest version:

  • Minor UI and performance enhancements
  • Fixes a regression with Playlist Combo Box in macOS 12

More information for Quick Convert v5.5 and download link is here.

September 20 2021 - 8:50 pm

UPDATED: Needle Drop v7.5

For macOS 11 and later only. This applet plays each track in the selected Music playlist for a set time interval optionally starting at a set number of seconds into each track, beginning with the selected track. Handy for 'scoping playlists.

Needle Drop will work best on tracks that have local files. Un-cached tracks streamed from the cloud may upset timing while audio is being downloaded.

Also see Audition End.

Latest version:

  • Accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Minor performance and UI enhancements

More information for Needle Drop v7.5 and download link is here.

September 20 2021 - 8:49 pm

UPDATED: Audition End v3.6

For macOS 11 and later only. Play through each track in a playlist by a set number of seconds (:05 - :60) from the end. Additionally, wait a set number of seconds between each track; when engaged, begins playing from the first track or the first selected track in the playlist.

Also see Needle Drop.

Latest version:

  • Accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Minor performance and UI enhancements

More information for Audition End v3.6 and download link is here.

September 17 2021 - 4:00 pm

UPDATED: Select Files and Convert v2.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This script applet will convert a selection of files in the Finder using an encoder from the Music app. Converted files can be saved to a user-selected location and will be removed from the Music app after the process...as though it "never saw them". Includes options to create a "Converted" subfolder and delete source files.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Select Files and Convert v2.0 and download link is here.

September 17 2021 - 3:52 pm

UPDATED: Set Video Kind of Selected v6.3

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will change the video kind property of the selected tracks in the TV app to your choice of "Home Video", "Movie" or "TV Show". Additionally, Show Title, Season Number, incremental Episode Numbers and Rating can also be set or cleared for each selected track.

Latest version:

  • Accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Adds Rating
  • Minor UI and performance enhancements

More information for Set Video Kind of Selected v6.3 and download link is here.

September 1 2021 - 9:04 am

UPDATED: Super Remove Dead Tracks v6.0

For macOS 11 and later only. Scans the Music or TV app for tracks whose files are inaccessible or no longer available (so-called "dead" tracks). Outputs a tab-delimited text log listing the tracks by Artist, Name, Album and last known file location. The registered version will delete the tracks.

Also see List MIAs and Media Folder Files Not Added.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Super Remove Dead Tracks v6.0 and download link is here.

September 1 2021 - 9:00 am

UPDATED: Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v6.0

For macOS 11 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 12 Monterey
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v6.0 and download link is here.

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