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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 - 9:01 am

UPDATED: Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v3.0

For macOS 11 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 12 Monterey
  • UI update

More information for Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v3.0 and download link is here.

August 30 2021 - 9:08 pm

UPDATED: Remove n Characters From Front or Back v7.0

For macOS 11 or later. 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:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for Remove n Characters From Front or Back v7.0 and download link is here.

August 30 2021 - 9:06 pm

UPDATED: Find Empty Media Folders v3.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This applet will traverse the Media folder looking for and displaying any sub-folders that are either empty or that do not contain Media-apps-playable media, such as text or image files.

Also see Media Folder Files Not Added.</p

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Updated UI and performance enhancements

More information for Find Empty Media Folders v3.0 and download link is here.

August 29 2021 - 7:17 pm

UPDATED: This Tag That Tag v6.0

For macOS 11 and later only. 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: ARTISTCOMPOSER
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:

  • Initial accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for This Tag That Tag v6.0 and download link is here.

August 29 2021 - 6:22 pm

UPDATED: List MIAs v6.1

For macOS 11 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.

Latest version:

  • Additional accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI enhancements

More information for List MIAs v6.1 and download link is here.

August 27 2021 - 11:20 pm

UPDATED: Search-Replace Tag Text v7.0

For macOS 11 and later only. 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:

  • Initial accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Search-Replace Tag Text v7.0 and download link is here.

August 27 2021 - 11:10 pm

UPDATED: Media Folder Files Not Added v2.1

For macOS 11 and later only. This application will list the file paths of the media files in your designated "Media" folder which are not associated with any tracks in the Music or TV app's track library. Additionally, a different parent folder can be user-selected and its contents will be compared to the current library. Includes options to Filter within results, Move a selection of found files to a user-chosen folder, Add (or drag-and-drop) a selection of found files to Music or TV, move them to the Trash and Export a text file listing the file paths.

Also see Super Remove Dead Tracks and List MIAs.

Latest version:

  • Additional accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI improvements

More information for Media Folder Files Not Added v2.1 and download link is here.

August 27 2021 - 11:05 pm

UPDATED: Proper English Title Capitalization v5.0

For macOS 11 and later only. Capitalizes the first letter of each word in your choice of the Title, Artist, Album Artist, Album, Comments, Composer, Grouping, Movement, Work, or Show tags of the selected tracks, but based on conventional rules of title capitalization in the English language. Thus, "what it feels like for a girl (above and beyond 12'' club mix)" becomes "What It Feels Like for a Girl (Above and Beyond 12'' Club Mix)". Two user-editable Exception Lists can handle words that should not be title-capped or modified. Test Run feature enables you to see what would be changed displayed in a separate Test Run Log window.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Re-designed Test Run window
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for Proper English Title Capitalization v5.0 and download link is here.

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