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December 19 2021 - 7:36 pm

UPDATED: Refresh Smart Playlists v4.1

This script will "batch-refresh" the selected user-created Smart Playlists by removing the tracks they contain which obliges them to dynamically re-populate, ostensibly with different tracks.

Latest version:

  • Officially compiled as Universal
  • Commensurate improvements for M1 Macs

More information for Refresh Smart Playlists v4.1 and download link is here.

December 19 2021 - 3:38 pm

UPDATED: New Last Played Date v6.1

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:

  • Officially compiled as Universal
  • Commensurate improvements for M1 Macs

More information for New Last Played Date v6.1 and download link is here.

December 17 2021 - 4:32 pm

UPDATED: Super Remove Dead Tracks v6.1

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.

Latest version:

  • Officially compiled as Universal
  • Commensurate improvements for M1 Macs

More information for Super Remove Dead Tracks v6.1 and download link is here.

December 16 2021 - 1:36 pm

UPDATED: Append to Selected Tag v6.1

Append the same user-entered text to the beginning or ending of the existing text in the chosen tag--Title, Artist (Director), Album Artist, Album, Composer, Comments, Genre, Grouping, Show (or their Sort siblings), Work or Movement--in each selected track.

Latest version:

  • Officially compiled as Universal
  • Commensurate improvements for M1 Macs

More information for Append to Selected Tag v6.1 and download link is here.

December 14 2021 - 10:21 am

UPDATED: Multi-Item Edit v7.6

Universal, 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:

  • Officially compiled as Universal
  • Commensurate improvements for M1 Macs

More information for Multi-Item Edit v7.6 and download link is here.

December 12 2021 - 1:41 pm

UPDATED: List MIAs v6.2

Universal, 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:

  • Officially compiled as Universal
  • Commensurate improvements for M1 Macs

More information for List MIAs v6.2 and download link is here.

December 5 2021 - 5:01 pm

UPDATED: Increment Number Tags v4.0

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:

  • Updated support for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Increment Number Tags v4.0 and download link is here.

December 3 2021 - 2:35 pm

UPDATED: File Renamer v5.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will rename the files of the selected tracks (or the files of the tracks in the selected playlist) using a substitution pattern that you formulate from the tracks' tag data. Optionally, export a copy of the files to a chosen location and rename the files in that location.

Latest version:

  • Updated to support macOS 12 Monterey

More information for File Renamer v5.0 and download link is here.

November 26 2021 - 2:13 pm

UPDATED: Make Tags All Caps v2.4

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:

  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey

More information for Make Tags All Caps v2.4 and download link is here.

November 13 2021 - 10:47 am

UPDATED: Make A Text List v6.5

For macOS 11 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 (as TSV or CSV) or the Print Dialog from where it can be printed, previewed, printed-to-PDF and so on.

Latest version:

  • Accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Fixes line break formatting issues when using the Print Dialog
  • Adds option to choose export delimiter format
  • Minor UI and performance enhancements

More information for Make A Text List v6.5 and download link is here.

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