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June 5, 2020

AppleScript for Music

Swap Title and Artist v2.0

This script swaps the text in the Title and Artist tags of all--or just the selected--tracks of the selected playlist.

For a more robust tag-swapping utility see This Tag, That Tag.

Latest version:

  • June 5, 2020
  • Accommodations for macOS 10.15 Catalina

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: 50
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Current v2.0

May 27, 2020

AppleScript for Music

Reverse Artist Last, First v1.0

This script will juxtapose the text on either side of ", " in the selected tracks' Artist (and, optionally, Album Artist) tags to restore formats, e.g:

"Ellington, Duke" becomes "Duke Ellington"
"Russell, Pee Wee" becomes "Pee Wee Russell"
"Johnson, James P." becomes "James P. Johnson"
"King, B.B." becomes "B.B. King"

Also see Artist to Last-First.

Action shot:

Reverse Artist Last, First in action

Pretty basic.

Latest version:

  • May 27, 2020
  • 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: 48
download ⬇

Current v1.0

May 24, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

Export Files From Playlists v3.0

For macOS 10.15 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:

  • May 24, 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: 56
download ⬇

Current v3.0

May 23, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

Track Down Purchases v4.1

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later. This applet can examine the Music library and sort audio tracks purchased from iTunes into discrete playlists by either the purchaser's name or Apple ID (eg: "Purchased by Jane Smith" or "Purchased by janesmith@email.com") which in turn will be placed in a "Purchaser Playlists" playlist folder.

Free to try in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, the number of tracks associated with each Purchaser will be reported but sorting tracks into playlists is disabled. An in-app purchase of a registration code will enable playlist creation.

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:

Track Down Purchases in action

People come and go. And leave their purchases on YOUR computer.

Latest version:

  • May 23, 2020
  • Maintenance update

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: 81 | total downloads: 338
download ⬇

Current v4.1

May 23, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

Find Empty Media Folders v2.2

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:

  • May 23, 2020
  • Maintenance update

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: 94 | total downloads: 392
download ⬇

Current v2.2

May 21, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

Compare Two Playlists v4.5

For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later only. Quickly compares the contents of any two playlists and displays the tracks that are common to both or the tracks in one playlist not contained by the other. Has tools to copy or move tracks from one playlist to another or delete common tracks from one or the other playlist. Can optionally create a text file report of these comparisons.

Free to try in Demo Mode: While in Demo Mode, several features will be disabled. An in-app purchase of a registration code will unlock the disabled features.

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 restrictions.

Action shot:

Compare Two Playlists in action

Whoops. My Dark Side tracks are also in The Wall playlist.

Latest version:

  • May 21, 2020
  • Maintenance update

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: 61 | total downloads: 307
download ⬇

Current v4.5

May 18, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

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.

Action shot:

List MIAs in action

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

Latest version:

  • May 18, 2020
  • Maintenance update
  • Fixed regression whereby table wouldn't resize correctly

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: 236 | total downloads: 1,347
download ⬇

Current v5.6

May 18, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music/TV

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.

Action shot:

Super Remove Dead Tracks in action

Quickly scans for "dead" tracks and deletes the ones it finds from Music.

Latest version:

  • May 18, 2020
  • Maintenance update

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: 265 | total downloads: 1,424
download ⬇

Current v5.4

May 18, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

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.

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:

  • May 18, 2020
  • Maintenance update

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: 150 | total downloads: 438
download ⬇

Current v3.1

May 17, 2020

AppleScript Applet for Music

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.

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:

  • May 17, 2020
  • Maintenance release
  • Minor UI tweaks 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: 46 | total downloads: 188
download ⬇

Current v5.2

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