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February 3, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

Reset Tracks v1.1

Universal, for macOS 11 and later only. 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.

Action shot:

Reset Tracks in action

You may or may not want to initialize some of the more esoteric track settings.

Latest version:

  • February 3, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 5 | total downloads: 47
download ⬇

Current v1.1

February 3, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

Assimilate View Options v6.2

Universal, for macOS 11 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.

Action shot:

Assimilate View Options in action

I wouldn't select a whole lot of playlists since I'm not really sure how Music will behave. Start with small batches and then see how life's treating you.

Latest version:

  • February 3, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 33 | total downloads: 1,590
download ⬇

Current v6.2

February 3, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

Make Playlists By Tag v4.2

Universal, for macOS 11 and later only. This applet will create new Music track playlists based on each selected entry of a specified tag. That is, create individual playlists for each Artist, Album Artist, Album, Composer (or their "Sort" siblings), Genre, or Year.

Action shot:

Make Playlists By Tag in action

A new playlist will be created for each checkmarked entry and will contain Music tracks--in this case--whose album tag is the same as the entry.

Latest version:

  • February 3, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 7 | total downloads: 493
download ⬇

Current v4.2

February 3, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

No Lyrics to Playlist v3.1

Universal, for macOS 11 and later only. This script will scan the Music library or a selected playlist for tracks whose "Custom Lyrics" tags are blank and copy them to a new discrete playlist. Can also toggle to search only for tracks with lyrics.

(Please Note: The script can only discover tracks with "Custom Lyrics" provided by the user. There is no accounting for lyrics made available via Apple Music or iCloud/Sync Library. That data is inaccessible.)

Free to use in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, found tracks will be reported but only 20 tracks will be discovered and copied to the "No Lyrics" playlist per launch.

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 $1.99. When your payment is processed, you will be emailed a registration code that will unlock the Demo Mode restrictions.

Action shot:

No Lyrics to Playlist in action

Choose to search the entire Music library or the currently selected playlist in Music.

Latest version:

  • February 3, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 12 | total downloads: 516
download ⬇

Current v3.1

February 3, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

Export Files From Playlists v3.5

Universal, for macOS 11 and later only. This applet will export copies of the files of the tracks in one or more selected playlists to a single user-selected folder.

Also see M3Unify, an app that provides many more options for exporting/converting files from the Music app.

Free to try in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode only 20 files will be processed per launch. If you like it you can purchase a code for $1.99 which will remove the 20-file restriction.

To purchase a registration code, download and launch the app. Click "Register..." in its File menu and follow the prompts to purchase a code for $1.99. When your payment is processed, you will receive a registration code that will unlock the Demo Mode restriction.

Action shot:

Export Files From Playlists in action

The files of the tracks in each selected playlist will be copied to a single user-selected folder.

Latest version:

  • February 3, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 11 | total downloads: 458
download ⬇

Current v3.5

January 29, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

Delete Lyrics v3.1

Universal, for macOS 11 and later only. This script will delete the Custom Lyrics—text entered by the user—from just the selected tracks or every track of the Music library. Assign it a keyboard shortcut.

Does not affect Lyrics provided by Apple; this data is inaccessible.

Action shot:

Delete Lyrics in action

Of course, choosing "All" may be a bit of a long haul.

Latest version:

  • January 29, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 14 | total downloads: 101
download ⬇

Current v3.1

January 29, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

Re-Apply Downsized Artwork v5.1

Universal, 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

The window is resizable and there are various controls for viewing the image at scaled or normal resolutions.

Latest version:

  • January 29, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 30 | total downloads: 745
download ⬇

Current v5.1

January 29, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

This Tag That Tag v6.2

Universal, for macOS 11 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.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode. In Demo Mode it will only process 12 tracks per launch. If you like it you can purchase a code for $1.99 which will unlock the 12-track restriction. Launch the app and click "Register..." in its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

Action shot:

This Tag That Tag in action

Select the Action to perform between the two chosen tags in each selected track.

Latest version:

  • January 29, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 2,764
download ⬇

Current v6.2

January 29, 2023

AppleScript Droplet for Music

Drop A Few My Way v5.5

Universal, for macOS 11 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.

Action shot:

Drop A Few My Way in action

Converts audio files with the Music app without adding them to the Music library, then saves the converted files where you choose.

Latest version:

  • January 29, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

Further:

Info:

  • This is a Droplet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Droplet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 20 | total downloads: 381
download ⬇

Current v5.5

January 29, 2023

AppleScript Applet for Music

Track CPR v4.3

Universal, for macOS 11 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.

Action shot:

Track CPR in action

The dead tracks with "New File Location" entries will be revived after the new file is applied

Latest version:

  • January 29, 2023
  • Maintenance and minor performance fixes
  • Accommodations for macOS 13 Ventura

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: 70 | total downloads: 1,885
download ⬇

Current v4.3

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