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June 4 2021 - 5:06 pm

UPDATED: Increment Number Tags v3.5

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will incrementally number your choice of the Track Number, Movement Number, Episode Number, Episode ID tags, and track Name prefix of the selected tracks. Additionally, a Track Count, Disc Number/Count and/or Movement Count can be applied to each track, Episode ID can be configured with additional text incorporating the number, and zero-padding up to five digits can be applied.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11.3 and later

More information for Increment Number Tags v3.5 and download link is here.

May 30 2021 - 5:19 pm

UPDATED: Super Remove Dead Tracks v5.7

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:

  • Additional accommodations for macOS 11.3

More information for Super Remove Dead Tracks v5.7 and download link is here.

May 29 2021 - 2:13 pm

UPDATED: Find Empty Media Folders v2.5

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.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11.3

More information for Find Empty Media Folders v2.5 and download link is here.

May 24 2021 - 5:22 pm

UPDATED: Make Tags All Caps v2.3

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will change the text in your choice of the Title, Artist/Director, Show, Album, Comments, Composer and/or Genre tags of the selected tracks in the Music or TV 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:

  • Adds support for the TV app
  • Additional accommodations for macOS 11.3

More information for Make Tags All Caps v2.3 and download link is here.

May 20 2021 - 5:31 pm

UPDATED: Refresh Smart Playlists v3.4

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will "batch-refresh" the selected user-created Smart Playlists by removing the tracks they contain (if possible*) which obliges them to dynamically re-populate, ostensibly with different tracks.

*Note that tracks cannot be removed from a Smart Playlist which already contains every track of the library meeting its criteria--it would just re-populate with the same tracks. Smart Playlists with the "Limit to" and "Live updating" criteria in use are more likely to be "refreshable".

Latest version:

  • Prevents errant selection of Playlist Folders
  • Additional accommodations for macOS 11.3

More information for Refresh Smart Playlists v3.4 and download link is here.

May 4 2021 - 11:09 am

UPDATED: Make A Text List v6.4

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script can assemble a list of tag information about the selected tracks (or tracks in the selected playlist) using a configurable pattern substitution string and provides the ability to export this formatted text to the clipboard, a text file or the Print Dialog from where it can be printed, previewed, printed-to-PDF and so on.

Latest version:

  • Fixes printing issue under macOS 11.3
  • Fixes minor issue accessing CD track information
  • Performance and UI enhancements

More information for Make A Text List v6.4 and download link is here.

April 15 2021 - 11:23 am

UPDATED: Search-Replace Tag Text v6.6

For macOS 10.15 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:

  • Fixes issue with "clear" buttons inexplicably disappearing
  • Minor UI and performance updates

More information for Search-Replace Tag Text v6.6 and download link is here.

March 4 2021 - 3:58 pm

UPDATED: Append to Selected Tag v5.5

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:

  • Additional accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Logic and UI adjustments

More information for Append to Selected Tag v5.5 and download link is here.

February 26 2021 - 11:41 am

UPDATED: Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v2.4

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:

  • Additional accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur

More information for Remove Leading-Trailing Spaces v2.4 and download link is here.

February 22 2021 - 4:16 pm

UPDATED: New Last Played Date v5.3

For macOS 10.15 and later. Set Last Played/Last Skipped date of selected tracks to a new date, with option to increase or decrease Plays/Skips, or set to no date and no Plays/Skips.

Also see Add or Subtract Play Count.

Works best when Sync/Cloud Library is disengaged due to a potential bug.

Latest version:

  • Fixes bug with date stepper not decreasing under some circumstances
  • Additional accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur

More information for New Last Played Date v5.3 and download link is here.

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