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October 27, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Coverscope v2.5

For macOS 11 and later only. This applet will show both the assigned track artwork and the local file's metadata artwork (if any exists) for the selected track. The Track entry artwork well supports copy, paste and drags. Pasting or dragging image data immediately applies the image to the selected track's artwork and attempts to embed it. Additional tools can Embed or Apply artwork between track and file.

Free to use in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, these functions will be enabled to use in any combination up to five times per launch:

  • Embed Track Artwork (to the file)
  • Apply Metadata Artwork (to the track entry)
  • Paste or Drag an image file to Apply and Embed
  • Copy Track Artwork to Clipboard
  • Save Track Artwork to File

To purchase a registration code and remove this restriction, 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.

Action shot:

Coverscope in action

The selected track has assigned artwork in the Music app but its associated file doesn't contain "embedded" image data in its metadata.

Latest version:

  • October 27, 2021
  • Fixes a regression with recognizing previous registration
  • v2.4 (October 26, 2021):
  • Additional accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Minor UI and performance updates

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 13 | total downloads: 846
download ⬇

Current v2.5

October 20, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Quick Convert v5.5

For macOS 11 and later only. Convert all or just the selected tracks of the selected Playlist using your choice of available encoders, restoring your Preferences-set encoder afterwards.

Additionally, you can:

  • Choose to delete and/or Trash the original tracks and/or files
  • Copy all converted tracks to a playlist

Action shot:

Quick Convert in action

Convert the selected tracks using the MP3 encoder, for example. Your default encoder is restored afterwards.

Latest version:

  • October 20, 2021
  • Minor UI and performance enhancements
  • Fixes a regression with Playlist Combo Box in macOS 12

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 38 | total downloads: 700
download ⬇

Current v5.5

October 18, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Sort by Artwork Size v3.0

For macOS 11 and later only. For users who are particular about managing artwork, this script can write the size of a track's artwork (eg: "600x600") to choice of Category, Comments, or Description tag (enabling tracks to be sorted by artwork size in a playlist using the chosen tag) and/or copy tracks with artwork less than or greater than a user-entered size to a new discrete playlist, named, for example, "Artwork < 300".

Action shot:

Sort by Artwork Size in action

Settings are stored between launches.

Latest version:

  • October 18, 2021
  • Initial accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Adds option to re-create or append to a same-named results playlist
  • Minor UI and performance enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 34 | total downloads: 337
download ⬇

Current v3.0

October 17, 2021

AppleScript for Music

Batch Rate With Half-Stars v1.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This script will apply a user-selected Rating to the selected tracks. (The Music app does not provide a means to apply half-star ratings in the multiple "Get Info" edit panel.)

Action shot:

Batch Rate With Half-Stars in action

Can't choose half-stars in the Music app's "Get Info" panel.

Latest version:

  • October 17, 2021
  • Initial release

Further:

Info:

  • This is a Compiled Script
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Script Bundle
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 11
download ⬇

Current v1.0

October 16, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Playlist Views Manager v1.1

For macOS 11 and later only. This stay-open-and-floating script applet can set the View, sort and sort direction and, in Songs View, show/hide the Column Browser and its columns for a selected playlist in the Music app. (This script will require your permission to access "System Events" in order to run. Please read the accompanying "Playlist Views Manager.rtfd" doc.)

Action shot:

Playlist Views Manager in action

Rather than open the Music app's "View" menu to make each change, view options can be set at once from this single floating panel.

Latest version:

  • October 16, 2021
  • Minor UI updates and performance enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 41 | total downloads: 141
download ⬇

Current v1.1

October 9, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Big Buttons v1.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This script applet is a controller for the Music app. Up to eight "Chambers" can each be assigned with a track and the Big Button in each Chamber will trigger the assigned track or its source playlist to play in the Music app. Additionally, commensurately large versions of standard (and supernumerary) transport controls are available in a Toolbar.

Action shot:

Big Buttons in action

Eight Chambers can be assigned items from the Music app.

Latest version:

  • October 9, 2021
  • Initial release

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 21
download ⬇

Current v1.0

September 20, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Needle Drop v7.5

For macOS 11 and later only. This applet plays each track in the selected Music playlist for a set time interval optionally starting at a set number of seconds into each track, beginning with the selected track. Handy for 'scoping playlists.

Needle Drop will work best on tracks that have local files. Un-cached tracks streamed from the cloud may upset timing while audio is being downloaded.

Also see Audition End.

Action shot:

Needle Drop in action

Settings are saved between launches.

Latest version:

  • September 20, 2021
  • Accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Minor performance and UI enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 44 | total downloads: 487
download ⬇

Current v7.5

September 20, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Audition End v3.6

For macOS 11 and later only. Play through each track in a playlist by a set number of seconds (:05 - :60) from the end. Additionally, wait a set number of seconds between each track; when engaged, begins playing from the first track or the first selected track in the playlist.

Also see Needle Drop.

Action shot:

Audition End in action

Plays the last :25 seconds of each track in the playlist, waits :05 seconds between each.

Latest version:

  • September 20, 2021
  • Accommodation for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Minor performance and UI enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 22 | total downloads: 187
download ⬇

Current v3.6

September 17, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Re-Apply Downsized Artwork v5.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This applet will examine the artwork of each selected track (or tracks in the selected playlist) and if greater than a user-set resolution (n x n pixels) will downscale the image to that resolution. Artwork already at the set resolution or smaller will not be affected. Includes options to pad image to make square, adjust preview proportionally and export displayed artwork to disk.

Action shot:

Re-Apply Downsized Artwork in action

Padding color is selectable from the Color Well. Its eye-dropper-picker comes in handy.

Latest version:

  • September 17, 2021
  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Re-designed main window UI
  • Adds "Resize Window to Image" frame control

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 47 | total downloads: 562
download ⬇

Current v5.0

September 17, 2021

AppleScript Applet for Music

Artwork as Album Folder Icon v3.0

For macOS 11 and later only. This script can be used two ways:

When run as an Applet, it will use the assigned artwork from the selected tracks as the icon for the folder containing each track's corresponding file in the Finder--presumably, this is the file's "Album" folder.

When launched as a Droplet--by dragging one or more folders to its icon--it will examine every folder (at all depths) for the first audio file in any folder that contains image metadata and use that image as the icon for that folder.

This app is free to try in Demo Mode. In Demo Mode only up to 5 folders can be processed per launch. You can purchase a code for $1.99 which will remove the Demo Mode restriction. Launch the app and click "Register..." in the its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

Action shot:

Artwork as Album Folder Icon in action

Each of the Album folders in this "The Beatles" folder was given an icon from the tracks selected in the Music app.

Latest version:

  • September 17, 2021
  • Accommodations for macOS 12 Monterey

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 72 | total downloads: 601
download ⬇

Current v3.0

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