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Delete Empty Playlists

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Delete Empty Playlists v5.2

For Music Delete all or selected empty playlists

Not In Any Playlist

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Not In Any Playlist v4.0

For Music List tracks not assigned to playlists

Quick Convert

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Quick Convert v5.5

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

Artist to Last-First

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Artist to Last-First v5.6

For Music Edit artist/composer-related tags text for sorting purposes

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Year of Release Date to Year v3.1

For Music Set year of selected tracks to their release date's year (if available)

Artwork as Album Folder Icon

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Artwork as Album Folder Icon v3.1

For Music Assigns track artwork as icon for corresponding file's folder

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Download hundreds (620 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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November 7 2022 - 1:00 pm

UPDATED: Playlists Info v2.0

This script will display a list of all user-created playlists along with the track count, duration, sum of extant files' size, loved/disliked status and description of each one. Features text Filter and double-click action to reveal in the Music.app.

Latest version:

  • Updated, improved from the older iTunes version

More information for Playlists Info v2.0 and download link is here.

November 5 2022 - 1:43 pm

NEW: Reset Tracks v1.0

The Music.app has a "Reset" button in the Details panel of each track's Get Info window which will re-initialize some track properties such as Plays and Skips. This script allows the user to choose which of several additional Music.app tags to reset to initialized states, which can be selectively more or less thorough than the Music.app's Reset action. Also see the slightly more aggressive Reset Plays.

iCloud library users should note Apple's "Bug-or-Feature" whereby changes to these tags don't always proliferate correctly if at all.

Latest version:

  • Initial release

More information for Reset Tracks v1.0 and download link is here.

September 3 2022 - 7:35 pm

UPDATED: Delete Lyrics v3.0

This script will delete the lyrics from just the selected tracks or every track of the Music library. Does not affect Lyrics provided by Apple; this data is inaccessible.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance update
  • Universal Binary

More information for Delete Lyrics v3.0 and download link is here.

May 14 2022 - 12:16 pm

UPDATED: Re-Locate Selected v3.2

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).

Latest version:

  • Fixes a bug that could have prevented use with the TV app.

More information for Re-Locate Selected v3.2 and download link is here.

March 11 2022 - 4:52 pm

UPDATED: Insert Text into Tag v1.0

This script will insert the same user-entered text at a specific position in the designated tag of each selected track.

Latest version:

  • Initial release

More information for Insert Text into Tag v1.0 and download link is here.

February 12 2022 - 1:20 pm

UPDATED: Reverse Artist Last, First v2.0

This script will juxtapose the text on either side of ", " in the selected tracks' artist and composer tags to restore formats, e.g:

"Ellington, Duke" becomes "Duke Ellington"
"Russell, Pee Wee" becomes "Pee Wee Russell"
"Johnson, James P." becomes "James P. Johnson"
"King, B.B." becomes "B.B. King"

Also see Artist to Last-First.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and modernization update

More information for Reverse Artist Last, First v2.0 and download link is here.

February 5 2022 - 8:28 pm

UPDATED: Is Artwork Embedded v2.1

This script will examine the metadata of the audio file of a single selected track for image information and will report if such embedded artwork does or does not exist.

For faster access and activation, assign this script a keyboard shortcut.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and modernization update

More information for Is Artwork Embedded v2.1 and download link is here.

February 5 2022 - 8:27 pm

UPDATED: Export Playlist As Text v4.1

This script will copy information about the tracks in the selected playlist to the clipboard thereby allowing you to paste it into a document of choice.

Also see the more-configurable Make A Text List.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and modernization update

More information for Export Playlist As Text v4.1 and download link is here.

February 5 2022 - 2:15 pm

UPDATED: Player Position to Start or Stop v3.1

Sets the Start or Stop time of the currently paused or playing track to the time of the current player position.

Also see Copy From Start to Stop and Reset Tracks Start-Stop.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and modernization update

More information for Player Position to Start or Stop v3.1 and download link is here.

February 5 2022 - 2:08 pm

UPDATED: Size of Artwork v3.1

This script will display the size (width x height) of the artwork of the single selected track.

For quick access, assign a keyboard shortcut to it.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance and modernization update

More information for Size of Artwork v3.1 and download link is here.

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