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August 27 2021 - 11:00 pm

UPDATED: Delete Empty Playlists v5.1

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will list the empty user-created playlists in the Music app and can delete all or just a selection of them.

Latest version:

  • Additional accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for Delete Empty Playlists v5.1 and download link is here.

August 24 2021 - 10:12 am

UPDATED: Re-Locate Selected v3.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will re-locate the files of the selected tracks from their current location to a single user-chosen folder. The Music app (or TV app) will be updated with each track's new location and all of each track's meta-data will be preserved. Optionally leave a copy of each file in its original location (albeit disassociated from any Music or TV app tracks).

NOTE: If your "Keep Media folder organized" preference is set, you will not be able to create new folders or re-locate files within the Media folder; outside of it is OK.

Latest version:

  • Initial support for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI updates, performance improvements

More information for Re-Locate Selected v3.0 and download link is here.

August 18 2021 - 3:09 pm

UPDATED: Refresh Smart Playlists v4.0

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.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for Refresh Smart Playlists v4.0 and download link is here.

August 10 2021 - 8:56 pm

UPDATED: New Last Played Date v6.0

For macOS 11 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 bug.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Adds "Deep Never Played" option
  • UI and performance enhancements

More information for New Last Played Date v6.0 and download link is here.

August 7 2021 - 10:26 am

UPDATED: Skip Back or Ahead v4.0

For macOS 11 and later only. Floating panel allows you to skip backward or forward in the currently playing track by a user-entered number of seconds (0-120). Useful for 'scoping through tracks, making transcriptions, and so on.

Latest version:

  • Initial accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Skip Back or Ahead v4.0 and download link is here.

August 6 2021 - 8:24 pm

UPDATED: Append to Selected Tag v6.0

For macOS 11 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:

  • Initial accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI, performance and security enhancements

More information for Append to Selected Tag v6.0 and download link is here.

July 4 2021 - 10:46 am

UPDATED: Multi-Item Edit v7.5

For macOS 11 and later only. 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:

  • Initial accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Various UI, performance and security enhancements

More information for Multi-Item Edit v7.5 and download link is here.

July 1 2021 - 5:11 pm

UPDATED: List MIAs v6.0

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.

Latest version:

  • Initial accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • UI, performance and security enhancements

More information for List MIAs v6.0 and download link is here.

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.

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