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February 17, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

Random Full Albums to Playlist v3.0

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will assemble a user-set number of randomly selected full albums to a playlist. The "Some Random Albums" playlist will be re-created on successive launches unless you choose to append additional random albums to the existing "Some Random Albums" playlist. (A "full album" is a set of tracks with the same album name, track count and disc number and where the number of these tracks is equal to the common track count; it will not select all the disks in a multi-disk collection, just one of them; accurate tags are a must!)

Assign it a keyboard shortcut.

Also see Play Random Album.

Action shot:

Random Full Albums to Playlist in action

Build the playlist at once or by appending albums on successive launches.

Latest version:

  • February 17, 2020
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

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

Current v3.0

Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
Thanks for your support!
February 15, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

Divvy Up A Playlist v2.0

For macOS 10.15 and later. This script will copy the tracks of a selected user-created playlist to a series of new, smaller playlists each set to a maximum time length and each named with a user-supplied base name and number suffix incremented sequentially. Additionally, the new playlists can all be moved to a new Playlist Folder. Tracks can be distributed in Playlist Order, Current Sorted Order or Randomized.

Action shot:

Divvy Up A Playlist in action

The script created 18 playlists each aproximately 74 minutes in length and moved them to a Playlist Folder.

Latest version:

  • February 15, 2020
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Adds ability to use Play Order, Sorted Order or Random Order
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 10
download ⬇

Current v2.0

Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
Thanks for your support!
February 15, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

Make Playlists By Tag v3.0

For macOS 10.15 Catalina 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 artist tag is the same as the entry.

Latest version:

  • February 15, 2020
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 15
download ⬇

Current v3.0

Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
Thanks for your support!
February 5, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

Track CPR v3.0

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.

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:

  • February 5, 2020
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Removes "Choose Files" and replaces with drag-and-drop
  • Performance and security enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • total downloads: 93
download ⬇

Current v3.0

Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
Thanks for your support!
January 26, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

List MIAs v5.5

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.

Action shot:

List MIAs in action

The files pointed to by the location property of these track entries cannot be found.

Latest version:

  • January 26, 2020
  • Minor adjustments to better accommodate the Music and TV apps
  • Performance enhancements
  • v5.4 (November, 2019):
  • Adds support for the TV app - install in TV's Scripts folder

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music/TV
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 116 | total downloads: 808
download ⬇

Current v5.5

Try it free in Demo Mode.
Unlock it for only $2.99

(via in-app purchase)
January 24, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

Make A Text List v6.2

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script can assemble a list of tag information about the selected tracks (or tracks in the selected playlist) using a configurable pattern substitution string and provides the ability to export this formatted text to the clipboard, a text file or the Print Dialog.

Action shot:

Make A Text List in action

Once the tracks' tag information is assembled, it can be exported as text rows separated by carriage-returns to the clipboard, a text file, or printed/PDF'd from the Print Dialog.

Latest version:

  • January 24, 2020
  • Adds Sort and unique/total lines options to the accessory bar
  • v6.1 (January 22, 2020):
  • Adds support for the Music app
  • Adds "Insert Only TABs" option to Token Field's Action Menu
  • Adds "Show [TAB] instead of real tab" option to accessory controls
  • Fixes issue when encountering tracks without location property
  • Fixes issue with date formatting
  • Performance enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music/TV
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 31 | total downloads: 69
download ⬇

Current v6.2

Free to use, but a payment
in appreciation is requested.
Thanks for your support!
January 20, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

Save Album Art to Album Folder v6.4

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will export the artwork of the selected tracks (or the tracks in a selected playlist) as an image file to the folder which contains each selected track's file--presumably each track's Album folder--or a single user-selected folder. If multiple album tracks are selected, the script will make sure only one artwork file per Album is exported.

Also see Save Album Art as folder.jpg.

Action shot:

Save Album Art to Album Folder in action

The image output settings will be saved between uses.

Latest version:

  • January 20, 2020
  • Fixes regression whereby JPEG settings might be ignored resulting in PNG output
  • v6.3 (jan 18, 2020):
  • Adds preference setting to prefer Album Artist, if it exists, instead of Artist when naming the image file
  • Minor 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: 134 | total downloads: 486
download ⬇

Current v6.4

Use it free for 10 days.
Like it? It's only $1.99

(via in-app purchase)
January 16, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

Multi-Item Edit v6.7

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet will allow you to view and edit most tags (and some additional options) of the selected track(s) in a single floating window using single-edit mode (one selected track) or multi-edit mode, which emulates the pre-iTunes 12 "multiple items" format; that is, a checkbox adjacent to each tag allows you to select which changes are to be applied to the selection's tags.

Can also be used to copy collected tags from one set of tracks to another set of tracks by toggling "Information Tracking".

Thanks to Wolfgang Reszel for the icon.

Action shot:

Multi-Item Edit in action

Access most tags of a selection of tracks in a single window. (Sorting tags are accessible via togglable panel.)

Latest version:

  • January 16, 2020
  • Fixes issue with some TV tags
  • v6.6 (jan 13 2020):
  • Fixes issue applying data to single selected track
  • Minor UI adjustments
  • Performance improvements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music/TV
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 222 | total downloads: 1,072
download ⬇

Current v6.7

Use it free for 10 days.
Like it? It's only $1.99

(via in-app purchase)
January 1, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

File Renamer v4.5

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. This script will rename the files of the selected tracks (or the files of the tracks in the selected playlist) using a substitution pattern that you formulate from the tracks' tag data. Optionally, export a copy of the files to a chosen location and rename the files in that location.

Works optimally with "Keep Media folder organized" un-checked.

Action shot:

File Renamer in action

Clicking the "?" button displays a Help window listing the track properties that can be used.

Latest version:

  • January 1, 2020
  • Fixes problem with [play order]
  • Re-configured how the Preview window is/is not displayed
  • Minor performance enhancements

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music/TV
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 140 | total downloads: 414
download ⬇

Current v4.5

Use it free for 10 days.
Like it? It's only $1.99

(via in-app purchase)
December 30, 2019

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

Find Empty Media Folders v2.1

For macOS 10.15 and later. This applet will traverse the Media folder looking for and displaying any sub-folders that are either empty or that do not contain Media-apps-playable media, such as text or image files.

Free to use in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, several convenient features will be disabled, including

  • Show Finder Information Window
  • Reveal in Finder
  • Send to Trash
  • Select all Empty/non-Empty
  • Scan other user-selected folder

Also see Media Folder Files Not Added.

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 $2.99. When your payment is processed, you will be emailed a registration code that will unlock the Demo Mode restrictions.

Action shot:

Find Empty Media Folders in action

Results contain folders that are either completely empty or obsolete, the latter containing only files that are incompatible with Music or TV (PDFs, image files, text files and so on)

Latest version:

  • December 30, 2019
  • Additional tweaks for macOS 10.15 compatibility

Further:

Info:

  • This is an Applet
  • works with: Music/TV
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Notarized by Apple
  • written by Doug Adams
  • current version downloads: 109 | total downloads: 195
download ⬇

Current v2.1

Try it free in Demo Mode.
Unlock it for only $2.99

(via in-app purchase)
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