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February 3 2023 - 9:59 pm

UPDATED: Reset Tracks v1.1

The Music.app has a "Reset" button in the Details panel of each track's Get Info window which will re-initialize some track properties such as Plays and Skips. This script allows the user to choose which of several additional Music.app tags to reset to initialized states, which can be selectively more or less thorough than the Music.app's Reset action. Also see the slightly more aggressive Reset Plays.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for Reset Tracks v1.1 and download link is here.

February 3 2023 - 7:47 pm

UPDATED: No Lyrics to Playlist v3.1

This script will scan the Music library or a selected playlist for tracks whose "Custom Lyrics" tags are blank and copy them to a new discrete playlist. Can also toggle to search only for tracks with lyrics.

(Please note: The script can only discover tracks with "Custom Lyrics" provided by the user. There is no accounting for lyrics made available via Apple Music or iCloud/Sync Library. That data is inaccessible.)

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for No Lyrics to Playlist v3.1 and download link is here.

February 3 2023 - 6:49 pm

UPDATED: Export Files From Playlists v3.5

This applet will export copies of the files of the tracks in one or more selected playlists to a single user-selected folder.

Also see M3Unify, an app that provides many more options for exporting/converting files from the Music app.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for Export Files From Playlists v3.5 and download link is here.

February 3 2023 - 6:48 pm

UPDATED: Make Playlists By Tag v4.2

This applet will create new Music track playlists based on each selected entry of a specified tag. That is, create individual playlists for each Artist, Album Artist, Album, Composer (or their "Sort" siblings), Genre, or Year.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for Make Playlists By Tag v4.2 and download link is here.

February 3 2023 - 6:18 pm

UPDATED: Assimilate View Options v6.2

This script re-creates each selected playlist so its Songs View column settings (visible columns) are the same as the main "Songs" library.

Works with user-created regular playlists only. Please read the accompanying Read Me .rtfd doc.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for Assimilate View Options v6.2 and download link is here.

January 29 2023 - 1:41 pm

UPDATED: Track CPR v4.3

This script will assist with re-associating replacement files with dead tracks. The Music app can perform this task, too, but only one track at a time.

The process takes 3 steps:

  • The script finds and lists the "dead" tracks in the Music library
  • User drag-and-drops potential replacement files to the window; a viable replacement file is one whose name, album and artist metadata matches a dead track's
  • Re-associate viable replacement files with their matched track entries

The Read Me contains additional important details and cautions.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for Track CPR v4.3 and download link is here.

January 29 2023 - 1:21 pm

UPDATED: This Tag That Tag v6.2

This applet will assist with swapping, copying, and appending data between two user-chosen tags in selected tracks or tracks in the selected playlist:

Swap - swap data between tags, ex: ARTIST<->COMPOSER
Copy - copy data from one to another tag, ex: ARTIST->COMPOSER ARTIST
Append - append data from one tag to the end of another, ex: ARTIST->COMPOSER - ARTIST
Prepend - append data from one tag to the beginning of another, ex: ARTIST->ARTIST - COMPOSER

The latter three actions also provide an option to delete the info from the first tag after the copy. Read Me explains all.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for This Tag That Tag v6.2 and download link is here.

January 29 2023 - 1:10 pm

UPDATED: Re-Apply Downsized Artwork v5.1

This applet will examine the artwork of each selected track (or tracks in the selected playlist) and if greater than a user-set resolution (n x n pixels) will downscale the image to that resolution. Artwork already at the set resolution or smaller will not be affected. Includes options to pad image to make square, adjust preview proportionally and export displayed artwork to disk.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for Re-Apply Downsized Artwork v5.1 and download link is here.

January 29 2023 - 12:44 pm

UPDATED: Drop A Few My Way v5.5

Drag and drop audio files to this droplet to have the Music app convert them with an encoder selected on the fly, restoring the Preferences-set encoder afterwards, and save them to a user-selected location. The converted files/tracks are removed from the Music app, as though it "never saw them". Includes option to delete the source audio files.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for Drop A Few My Way v5.5 and download link is here.

January 29 2023 - 12:13 pm

UPDATED: Delete Lyrics v3.1

This script will delete the Custom Lyrics—text entered by the user—from just the selected tracks or every track of the Music library. Assign it a keyboard shortcut.

Does not affect Lyrics provided by Apple; this data is inaccessible.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

More information for Delete Lyrics v3.1 and download link is here.

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