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Track Names to Word Caps v4.0

For Music/TV Capitalize the first letter of each word in selected tracks' names

Quick Convert

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Quick Convert v4.7

For iTunes Convert or import tracks with any encoder on the fly

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Export As HTML Table v1.5.1

For iTunes Export info to HTML doc

Tracks Without Embedded Artwork

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Tracks Without Embedded Artwork v1.8

For iTunes Gather audio tracks whose files contain no artwork metadata

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Re-Embed Artwork v2.7

For iTunes Exports and then re-imports selected tracks' artwork

File Renamer

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File Renamer v4.6

For Music/TV Use tag data to formulate new file name for selected tracks' files

Welcome!

Download hundreds (581 and counting) of AppleScripts for Apple's Media Apps that will help make managing your digital music and video collection easier and more fun!

What's AppleScript?

AppleScript is a simple Macintosh-only programming language that can control and automate actions on your Mac. AppleScript is already available on your computer as part of the macOS and many popular applications can be automated using AppleScript scripts. Scripts written for Apple's Music, TV and iTunes apps can manage files and track information, create playlists, interact with other applications, perform innovative tasks, and handle many kinds of chores with accuracy and precision which otherwise would be repetitive, laborious, and/or time-consuming.

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Start browsing the site by using the scripts ↓ Menu link above. AppleScripts are gathered into these general Categories:

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March 25 2020 - 5:17 pm

UPDATED: Search IMDB v2.0

This script uses information from the single selected track as the basis for a search of the IMDB (Internet Movie Database) website. It's probably most useful with the TV app, but it works with the Music app, too.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina and the Music and TV apps
  • Performance and security enhancements

More information for Search IMDB v2.0 and download link is here.

March 24 2020 - 7:04 pm

UPDATED: Append to Selected Tag v5.2

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later. 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:

  • UI update/clean-up, maintenance, minor fixes

More information for Append to Selected Tag v5.2 and download link is here.

March 23 2020 - 3:13 pm

UPDATED: This Tag That Tag v5.5

For macOS 10.15 Catalina 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: ARTIST<->COMPOSER
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:

  • Re-configured UI for better Music or TV use
  • Minor performance enhancements
  • Drops 10-day trial; un-registered Demo Mode version will work on up to 12 tracks per launch

More information for This Tag That Tag v5.5 and download link is here.

March 22 2020 - 12:32 pm

UPDATED: Tracks Without Embedded Artwork v2.1

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. MP3, AAC and ALAC audio files have the capability to store artwork image data internally as metadata, thus allowing artwork to "travel" with a file. This applet will examine the files of the selected tracks (or tracks in the selected playlist) for artwork metadata. Eligible audio tracks whose files are capable of embedding image data but do not contain artwork metadata will be copied to a new discrete playlist.

Note: Music-assigned artwork may not necessarily be embedded as metadata; pre-ID3v2 MP3s do not store image data; this applet ignores how the Finder may or may not display an audio file's icon image.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode. In Demo Mode it will only discover 20 tracks without embedded artwork per launch. If you like it you can purchase a code for $1.99 which will unlock the 20 count restriction. Launch the app and click "Register…" in its File menu to make an in-app purchase through PayPal.

Latest version:

  • Fixes regressions with UI
  • Minor performance enhancements
  • Removes 10-day trial; un-registered version only discovers 20 tracks without embedded artwork per launch

More information for Tracks Without Embedded Artwork v2.1 and download link is here.

March 22 2020 - 9:59 am

UPDATED: Proper English Title Capitalization v4.2

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. Capitalizes the first letter of each word in your choice of the Name, 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:

  • Maintenance update
  • UI adjustments, minor performance enhancements

More information for Proper English Title Capitalization v4.2 and download link is here.

March 19 2020 - 7:36 pm

UPDATED: Copy Tag Info Tracks to Tracks v6.2

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later. This applet will copy specific tag data from one set of selected tracks to a second set of selected tracks. You can copy any combination of Checkmark, Song Name, Artist, Album Artist, Album, Genre, Year, Disc and Track, Composer, Grouping, Work, Movement, BPM, Comments, Lyrics, Rating, Loved/Disliked, Plays/Skips, Artwork and Compilation.

Use with thoughtfulness. Both sets of selected tracks should be sorted by Play Order/Playlist Order (or at the very least using the same sorting) so the tag info is copied in the correct order from and to the intended tracks.

Only tracks in the local Media library are accessible. Apple Music's "For You", "Browse" and "Radio" tracks are inaccessible.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance update
  • UI improvements

More information for Copy Tag Info Tracks to Tracks v6.2 and download link is here.

March 15 2020 - 5:38 pm

UPDATED: Doug's Check For All Updates v1.3

For macOS 10.10 and later. This script will survey your computer for AppleScripts downloaded from dougscripts.com and create a report, locally stored and viewable in your web browser, listing the scripts for which updates are available and links to download them

Latest version:

  • Maintenance update

More information for Doug's Check For All Updates v1.3 and download link is here.

March 15 2020 - 3:13 pm

NEW: Drop A Few My Way v5.0

For macOS 10.15 and later only. Drag and drop audio files to this droplet to have the Music app convert them with an encoder selected on the fly, restoring the Preferences-set encoder afterwards, and save them to a user-selected location. The converted files/tracks are removed from the Music app, as though it "never saw them". Includes option to delete the source audio files.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina and the Music app
  • Performance and security enhancements

More information for Drop A Few My Way v5.0 and download link is here.

March 11 2020 - 11:59 am

UPDATED: Save Album Art as folder.jpg v4.3

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will export the artwork of the selected tracks or tracks in the selected playlist as a JPEG image file named folder.jpg to the folder which contains each selected track's file--presumably the track's Album folder. Many third-party music players and systems (Sonos, for example) may look for a "folder.jpg" here to use as display artwork. If multiple album tracks are selected, the script will make sure only one image file per Album is exported.

Also see Save Album Art to Album Folder.

Latest version:

  • Removed 10-day trial; up to 5 image files can be processed per launch in unregistered version
  • Updated UI
  • Additional accommodations for macOS 10.15 requisites
  • Minor logistics and performance enhancements

More information for Save Album Art as folder.jpg v4.3 and download link is here.

March 11 2020 - 11:59 am

UPDATED: Save Album Art to Album Folder v6.5

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will export the artwork of the selected tracks (or the tracks in a selected playlist) as an image file to the folder which contains each selected track's file--presumably each track's Album folder--or a single user-selected folder. If multiple album tracks are selected, the script will make sure only one artwork file per Album is exported.

Also see Save Album Art as folder.jpg.

Latest version:

  • Removed 10-day trial; up to 5 image files can be processed per launch in unregistered version
  • Updated UI
  • Additional accommodations for macOS 10.15 requisites
  • Minor logistics and performance enhancements

More information for Save Album Art to Album Folder v6.5 and download link is here.

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