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Music app

August 21 2020 - 8:17 pm

UPDATED: Search Results to Playlist v3.1

For macOS 10.15 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 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Search Results to Playlist v3.1 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 17 2020 - 12:26 pm

UPDATED: Save Album Art to Album Folder v6.7

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will export the artwork of the selected tracks (or the tracks in a selected playlist) as an image file to the folder which contains each selected track's file--presumably each track's Album folder--or a single user-selected folder. If multiple album tracks are selected, the script will make sure only one artwork file per Album is exported.

Also see Save Album Art as folder.jpg.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode. In Demo Mode it will only process 5 image files per launch. If you like it you can purchase a code for $1.99 which will unlock the 5-image restriction. Launch the app and click "Register..." in its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

Latest version:

  • Fixes serious regression with selecting save location. I apologize for not attending to this obvious error sooner.
  • v6.6 (july 19, 2020):
  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Save Album Art to Album Folder v6.7 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 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 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.

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