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October 3 2020 - 4:21 pm

UPDATED: Track Titles to Sentence Caps v2.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. Change the case of the selected Music or TV track titles to "sentence case": all lowercase with the initial letter uppercase. For example, "L'effet Que Tu Me Fais" would become "L'effet que tu me fais", and "Comme D'Habitude" becomes "Comme d'habitude". This is customary in many languages.

Also see Track Titles to Word Caps and Proper English Title Capitalization.

Latest version:

  • Fixes a bug that probably prevented the script from actually working(!)
  • v2.0 (september 26):
  • Initial release for the Music and TV apps

More information for Track Titles to Sentence Caps v2.1 and download link is here.

September 26 2020 - 3:23 pm

UPDATED: Super Remove Dead Tracks v5.5

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

More information for Super Remove Dead Tracks v5.5 and download link is here.

September 26 2020 - 1:18 pm

NEW: Track Titles to Sentence Caps v2.0

For macOS 10.15 and later only. Change the case of the selected Music or TV track titles to "sentence case": all lowercase with the initial letter uppercase. For example, "L'effet Que Tu Me Fais" would become "L'effet que tu me fais", and "Comme D'Habitude" becomes "Comme d'habitude". This is customary in many languages.

Also see Track Titles to Word Caps and Proper English Title Capitalization.

Latest version:

  • Initial release for the Music and TV apps

More information for Track Titles to Sentence Caps v2.0 and download link is here.

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.

September 24 2020 - 12:32 pm

UPDATED: Skip Back or Ahead v3.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. Floating panel allows you to control rewinding or skipping forward in the currently playing track by a user-entered number of seconds (1-120). Optionally, play/pause the current track. Useful for 'scoping through tracks, making transcriptions, and so on.

Latest version:

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

More information for Skip Back or Ahead 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 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 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.

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 30 2020 - 3:32 pm

UPDATED: List MIAs v5.7

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet checks your Music or TV library for missing and presumed dead tracks--those tracks that have become disassociated from their file and which are listed with a "!"--and can delete them from the app or create a text file listing these tracks by last known File Path, Song Name, Artist and Album, which you can view using TextEdit.

Also see Super Remove Dead Tracks and Media Folder Files Not Added.

Free to use in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, dead tracks will be displayed and can be exported as a list to a text file. Delete from Music/TV and other features will be disabled.

To purchase a registration code and remove these restrictions, 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:

  • Fixes problem validating track IDs that sometimes prevented deletion
  • Fixes minor UI glitches with window resizing
  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for List MIAs v5.7 and download link is here.

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