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Delete characters from the beginning or ending of selected tracks' name, artist, album, comments, composer, or show tags

This script lets you delete a specified number of characters from either the beginning or the ending of the Song Name, Album, Album Artist, Artist, Comments, Composer, Episode ID, Grouping or Show tag (or their "Sort" siblings) of each selected track. For example, delete the initial digits and the space from "01 First Track", "02 Second Track", and so on.

OS X 10.8 or later only.

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"Remove n Characters From Front or Back" removes a specified number of characters from either the beginning or the ending of the Song Name, Album, Album Artist, Artist, Comments, Composer, Episode ID, Grouping or Show tag of each selected track.

Latest version:

  • September 4, 2014
  • Add Episode ID and Grouping tags
  • Preliminary support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • Codesigned with Gatekeeper v2 signature
  • Update checking
  • Online Help available from app
  • Adds 10-day trial

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