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Batch-delete playlists from the selected iPod/iOS device

For macOS 10.10 and later only. This applet will display a list of the playlists on a selected iPod or iOS device (that must be set to manually manage tracks) from which multiple playlists can be chosen and deleted from the device. Alternatively, the playlists and the tracks they contain can be deleted.

Also see Selected Playlists To iPod.

Action shot:

Delete Device Playlists in action

Click Delete button to remove the playlists. Press and hold Option and click Delete to remove the playlists and the tracks they contain.

Latest version:

  • February 15, 2018
  • Maintenance and security updates
  • Changed select device behavior
  • UI improvements
  • Displays progress of track deletion (if selected)



  • This is an Applet
  • file format: Application (Applet)
  • Gatekeeper Security: Authorized Apple Developer ID
  • current version downloads: 9 | total downloads: 166
  • .zip download size: 351.8K
  • older pre-OS X 10.10 version: direct download
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