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Music app

January 26 2023 - 7:18 pm

UPDATED: Search-Replace Tag Text v7.2

Performs a search-and-replace on the text in your choice of track tags in the Music or TV app (Title, Artist/Director, Album Artist, Album, Composer, Comments, Genre, Grouping, Show, Movement or Work) in the selected tracks or all the tracks in the selected Playlist. Features case sensitivity and whole word match options and "Test run" preview.

Latest version:

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

More information for Search-Replace Tag Text v7.2 and download link is here.

January 26 2023 - 7:07 pm

UPDATED: Search Results to Playlist v3.5

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:

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

More information for Search Results to Playlist v3.5 and download link is here.

January 26 2023 - 6:52 pm

UPDATED: Scan For Double Entries v4.2

This applet will scan your Music library for pairs of track entries that--very strangely--point to the same file and then copy those tracks to a discrete playlist for further examination; presumably you'll want to remove one of the faux pair tracks without Trashing the single associated file.

More about this issue is here.

Latest version:

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

More information for Scan For Double Entries v4.2 and download link is here.

January 26 2023 - 6:43 pm

UPDATED: Multi-Item Edit v7.7

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".

Latest version:

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

More information for Multi-Item Edit v7.7 and download link is here.

January 26 2023 - 6:32 pm

UPDATED: Convert and Export v6.1

This script converts the files of the selected tracks in the Music app using an encoder chosen on-the-fly (restoring your Preferences-set encoder afterwards). The newly converted files are then moved to a new location of your choice, and their tracks removed from Music. The read me doc contains additional important information.

Latest version:

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

More information for Convert and Export v6.1 and download link is here.

January 24 2023 - 6:09 pm

UPDATED: Playlists Info v2.1

This script will display a list of all user-created playlists along with the track count, duration, sum of extant files' size, loved/disliked status and description of each one. Features text Filter and double-click action to reveal in the Music.app.

Latest version:

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

More information for Playlists Info v2.1 and download link is here.

January 22 2023 - 7:16 pm

UPDATED: Artwork as Album Folder Icon v3.2

This script can be used two ways:

When run as an Applet, it will use the assigned artwork from the selected tracks as the icon for the folder containing each track's corresponding file in the Finder--presumably, this is the file's "Album" folder.

When launched as a Droplet--by dragging one or more folders to its icon--it will examine every folder (at all depths) for the first audio file in any folder that contains image metadata and use that image as the icon for that folder.

Latest version:

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

More information for Artwork as Album Folder Icon v3.2 and download link is here.

January 21 2023 - 3:27 pm

UPDATED: Remove n Characters From Front or Back v7.2

This script will 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.

Latest version:

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

More information for Remove n Characters From Front or Back v7.2 and download link is here.

January 21 2023 - 3:14 pm

UPDATED: Copy Tag Info Tracks to Tracks v6.7

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:

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

More information for Copy Tag Info Tracks to Tracks v6.7 and download link is here.

January 21 2023 - 3:01 pm

UPDATED: Compare Two Playlists v5.2

Quickly compares the contents of any two playlists and displays the tracks that are common to both or the tracks in one playlist not contained by the other. Has tools to copy or move tracks from one playlist to another or delete common tracks from one or the other playlist. Can optionally create a text file report of these comparisons.

Latest version:

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

More information for Compare Two Playlists v5.2 and download link is here.

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