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May 18 2020 - 10:53 am

UPDATED: List MIAs v5.6

For macOS 10.15 Catalina 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.

Free to use in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, dead tracks will be displayed and can be exported as a list to a text file. Delete from Music/TV and other features will be disabled.

To purchase a registration code and remove these restrictions, download and launch the app. Click "Register..." in its File menu and follow the prompts to purchase a code for $2.99. When your payment is processed, you will be emailed a registration code that will unlock the Demo Mode restrictions.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance update
  • Fixed regression whereby table wouldn't resize correctly

More information for List MIAs v5.6 and download link is here.

May 18 2020 - 10:50 am

UPDATED: Super Remove Dead Tracks v5.4

For macOS 10.15 Catalina or later. 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 Music Folder Files Not Added.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance update

More information for Super Remove Dead Tracks v5.4 and download link is here.

May 18 2020 - 10:47 am

UPDATED: Track CPR v3.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will assist with re-associating replacement files with dead tracks. The Music app can perform this task, too, but only one track at a time.

The process takes 3 steps:

  • The script finds and lists the "dead" tracks in the Music library
  • User drag-and-drops potential replacement files to the window; a viable replacement file is one whose name, album and artist metadata matches a dead track's
  • Re-associate viable replacement files with their matched track entries

The Read Me contains additional important details and cautions.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance update

More information for Track CPR v3.1 and download link is here.

May 17 2020 - 1:05 pm

UPDATED: CD Text to CD Info v5.2

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This applet will attempt to extract the CD Text information from the selected audio CD in the Music app and apply it to the CD's disc and track tags.

Some commercial CDs and commercial CD burning software (including the Music app) can use CD Text as a method of including text data on an audio CD. This data can include Artist (Performer), Album, Composer, Track Title, and Genre info. See the Read Me for more information.

Latest version:

  • Maintenance release
  • Minor UI tweaks and performance enhancements

More information for CD Text to CD Info v5.2 and download link is here.

May 15 2020 - 7:18 pm

UPDATED: Move Playlists to Folder v3.1

This script will move the playlists you select to a new or existing Playlist Folder.

Latest version:

  • UI tweaks and performance enhancements
  • v3.0 (May 2, 2020):
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Performance and security enhancements

More information for Move Playlists to Folder v3.1 and download link is here.

May 15 2020 - 2:54 pm

UPDATED: Assimilate View Options v5.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script re-creates each selected playlist so its Songs View column settings (visible columns) are the same as the main “Songs” library.

Works with user-created regular playlists only. Please read the accompanying Read Me .rtfd doc.

Note: Unavoidably, Music displays new playlists in "Playlist View" by default. Here's a tip to assign keyboard shortcuts to View menu options that will make changing to a different view quicker and easier.

Latest version:

  • UI tweaks and performance enhancements
  • v5.0 (April 22, 2020):
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina and the Music app
  • Only able to work with “plain” playlists
  • Performance and security enhancements

More information for Assimilate View Options v5.1 and download link is here.

May 15 2020 - 10:35 am

UPDATED: Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v5.1

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will copy the selected tracks to one or more chosen playlists.

Also see Remove From Other Playlists.

Latest version:

  • Tidied-up some UI features
  • Fixed rare issue where some playlists were not detected

More information for Copy Tracks to Multiple Playlists v5.1 and download link is here.

May 14 2020 - 3:47 pm

UPDATED: Dupin v3.0.3

I'm happy to announce an update to Dupin, the duplicate tracks manager (and disposer-of also). Dupin v3.0.3 fixes a stinky bug with Re-Playlist process that prevented it from proceeding properly under some circumstances.

More information, updating and system considerations, FAQ and download are accessible from this page.

May 10 2020 - 3:53 pm

UPDATED: Media Folder Files Not Added v1.4

For macOS 10.15 Catalina or later. This application will list the file paths of the media files in your designated "Media" folder which are not associated with any tracks in the Music or TV app's' track library. Additionally, a different parent folder can be user-selected and its contents will be compared to the current library. Includes options to Export a text file listing the file paths, Filter within results, Add a selection of found files to Music or TV, and move them to the Trash. The latter two features are only available in the registered version.

Also see Super Remove Dead Tracks and List MIAs.

This app is free to try in Demo Mode with some features restricted. If you like it you can purchase a code for $2.99 which will unlock the inhibited "Add", "Trash" and other features. Launch the app and click "Register…" in the its File menu to make an in-app purchase through PayPal.

Latest version:

  • Fixes issue with toggling text size
  • Minor UI fixes
  • Adjusted text normalization comparisons
  • Removed 10-day trial; Demo Mode restricts some features

More information for Media Folder Files Not Added v1.4 and download link is here.

May 10 2020 - 8:23 am

NEW: Drop to Add and Give Info v4.0

For macOS 10.15 or later. Drag audio files to this script's main window to enter many common tags before the script adds the files to the Music app, after which your tag info will be applied to the new tracks. Additionally, tracks can be copied to a new or existing playlist. Stays open after each "add session" so that successive batches of tracks can be added.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Performance and security enhancements

More information for Drop to Add and Give Info v4.0 and download link is here.

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