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July 20, 2019

Show Me The Metadata v2.0

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will display the audio metadata and the Spotlight metadata for either the file of a selected track in the Music app or a drag-and-dropped or user-selected audio file. Includes additional features to display embedded artwork and activate the Finder's Information Window for the file.

Action shot:

Show Me The Metadata in action

The audio metadata is displayed in the top half and the Spotlight metadata is displayed in the bottom half.

Latest version:

  • July 20, 2019
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 3

Current v2.0

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 20, 2019

Album Rating Reset v4.0

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will allow you to batch set or clear the Album Rating and/or Album Love/Dislike for the albums of the selected tracks or the albums associated with the tracks in a selected playlist (note that only a single track from any album need be selected in order to change the album rating or loved of the entire album). Handy for clearing batches of albums of their user-set album ratings, or re-rating batches of albums.

Action shot:

Album Rating Reset in action

Be sure to select at least one track of each album for which you want to change the Album Rating.

Latest version:

  • July 20, 2019
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 3

Current v4.0

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 19, 2019

Needle Drop v7.0

For macOS 10.15 Catalina 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.

For best results clear the Up Next list before engaging.

Action shot:

Needle Drop in action

Settings are saved between launches.

Latest version:

  • July 19, 2019
  • Initial accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 7

Current v7.0

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 8, 2019

Doug's Check For All Updates v1.1

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:

  • July 8, 2019
  • Fixes a "folder not found" error some users were seeing

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 123 | total downloads: 369

Current v1.1

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 5, 2019

Increment Number Tags v3.0

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will incrementally number your choice of the Track Number, Movement Number, Episode Number, Episode ID tags, and track Name prefix of the selected tracks. Additionally, a Track Count, Disc Number/Count and/or Movement Count can be applied to each track, Episode ID can be configured with additional text incorporating the number, and zero-padding up to five digits can be applied. (The selected tracks must be sorted by ascending Play Order for accurate results.)

Action shot:

Increment Number Tags in action

Apply incremented numbers to the appropriately sorted track selection.

Latest version:

  • July 5, 2019
  • Initial accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina, works with Music or TV
  • Stays open until quit
  • Adds tracks/playlist selection monitoring and status
  • Adds "Float the Window" preference toggle
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 22

Current v3.0

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Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 5, 2019

Quick Convert v5.0

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later. 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/imported tracks to a new playlist

Action shot:

Quick Convert in action

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

Latest version:

  • July 5, 2019
  • Initial accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Adds live track/playlist selection monitoring
  • Adds preference to toggle window float
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 15

Current v5.0

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 5, 2019

Refresh Smart Playlists v3.0

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will "refresh" the selected user-created Smart Playlists by removing the tracks they contain (if possible*) which then obliges them to dynamically repopulate, ostensibly with different tracks.

*Note that tracks cannot be removed from a Smart Playlist which already contains every track of the library meeting its criteria--it would just repopulate with the same tracks. Smart Playlists with the "Limit to" and "Live updating" criteria in use are more likely to be "refreshable".

Action shot:

Refresh Smart Playlists in action

Click "Refresh" to repopulate the selected Smart Playlists.

Latest version:

  • July 5, 2019
  • Initial accommodations for macOS 10.15 Calatina, works with Music or TV apps
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 8

Current v3.0

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
July 3, 2019

CD Text to CD Info v5.0

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.

Action shot:

CD Text to CD Info in action

In this example, all the tag data (except Year and Disc Number, which I supplied) are derived from the CD's CD Text.

Latest version:

  • July 3, 2019
  • Initial accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Maintains window sizing and positioning between launches
  • Displays progress before main window loads with data
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 11

Current v5.0

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
May 18, 2019

Music Folder Files Not Added v6.0

For macOS 10.12 or later. This application will list the file paths of the media files in your designated "iTunes Media" folder which are not associated with any tracks in iTunes' track library. Additionally, you can select a different parent folder and its contents will be compared to the iTunes library. Includes options to Filter results, Add a selection of found files to iTunes, move them to the Trash, and Export a text file listing the file paths. Mobile apps information is not accessible.

Also see Find Empty iTunes Media Folders.

The original name of the "iTunes Media" folder was "iTunes Music". That's why this script is named the way it is.

Action shot:

Music Folder Files Not Added in action

These files are in my "iTunes Media" folder but do not appear as track entries in iTunes. The tracks may have been deleted from iTunes but, for whatever reason, I did not choose to move their files to the Trash.

Latest version:

  • May 18, 2019
  • Improves text normalization used during comparisons for fewer false positives
  • Fixes Help Window background color problem under Mojave
  • Properly remembers text size between launches
  • Minor performance enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 327 | total downloads: 41,175
  • zip download size: 428.8K

Current v6.0

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May 11, 2019

File Number Prefix to Track Number v1.0

For macOS 10.10 and later only. This script will examine the filename of each of the selected tracks for an initial disc number-track number and copy the latter to the track's track number tag. For example, the track number from "2-09 Run Like Hell.m4a" would be 9; the track number from "06 Us and Them.m4a" would be 6.

Probably only useful for when "Keep iTunes Media folder organized" is unchecked OFF.

Latest version:

  • May 11, 2019
  • Initial release

Further:

Info:

  • file format: Script Bundle
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 88
  • zip download size: 167.5K

Current v1.0

download ⬇
Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
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