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Question: iTunes: How to list missing songs in albums

Hey guys,

well, I don’t know if there is any way, possibility or even solution to get to run what I’m mulling over… Just give it a shot. Please bear in mind, although not mentioned previously, neither Apple Music nor Beats 1 is subscribed.

Imagine your iTunes Library. There are some complete albums, some singles, some songs out of an album. What I was thinking about is, how to write a script showing me any incomplete albums depending on the currently offered and corresponding iTunes Store Album.

To break down the complexity of my intention:

There is 1 Album [A] in my library. Album “A” contains of 12 songs (3 of 12 songs [song no.3,6,9]) already are imported into my library. Now, I want to run a script showing me all missing songs of this particular album (output: 1,2,4,5,7,8,10,11,12). Pretty easy, you say? Quite challenging it was to me.

Yet here it comes: I want to know the name of the song and the band name/ singer of the missing tracks. And this is where I don’t get my act together.

Insights, ideas, help or even solutions are greatly appreciated.

Cheers (currently residing overseas so forgive me some possible time lags for answering)

Holy moly Munich’s great!

MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2012), macOS High Sierra (10.13.3)

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Try http://www.enilnomi.net/cgi-bin/blosxom.cgi/dltext/findincompletealbums.dl

Not tested it personally so I cannot vouch for it.


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