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gameon
24th July 2007, 12:50 PM
hey guys
i download a few tv shows and i cant for the life of me find out a way to change the video type to tv show on multiple items
so that they will show up in the tv show library rather than movies

i have to go into each file, put in the show name and manually click video kind from movie to tv show

i dont even get the video info tab when i select multiple files?

anyway around this?

mattmac
24th July 2007, 12:56 PM
I would like to know how to change them on multiple items too. I did about 20 individually and it sucks!

gameon
24th July 2007, 01:37 PM
here is an apple script that will do it :D
select items in itunes you want changed
run the script & BAM, you can choose:
video kind
show name
season number
episode number start

http://dougscripts.com/itunes/scripts/scripts01.php?page=1#setvideokindofselected

mattmac
24th July 2007, 06:42 PM
I've never used apple scripts... how do i do this mate?

Thanks

gameon
24th July 2007, 07:20 PM
ok download the script titled
Set Video Kind of Selected v2.0

download, open the zip file
there will be a file called 'Set Video Kind of Selected'
now what you need to do is highlight the tracks you want changed in itunes
then go back to the 'Set Video Kind of Selected; File and run it

a dialog box apears with 4 options:
-video kind
-show name
-season number
-episode number start

double click of any of the options and you can set what you want in that field
then click done

mattmac
24th July 2007, 11:13 PM
Thanks heaps mate, really easy :) Never ran a script before very easy.

Thank you!

eezah168
3rd June 2008, 08:48 PM
i cant change it.. im lost.. i want to put the videos in my itouch.. but itunes cant read it since its not the correct file.. help

MrJesseRoss
3rd June 2008, 08:51 PM
i cant change it.. im lost.. i want to put the videos in my itouch.. but itunes cant read it since its not the correct file.. help

What format are they in?

gilligan911
3rd June 2008, 08:59 PM
try metax (http://www.kerstetter.net/page53/page54/page54.html)

you can do batch changes easily.

jeremy_warnock
3rd June 2008, 09:12 PM
gameon, that applescript is a gem i use it all the time

Alucard
24th August 2008, 06:26 PM
what an amazing script. I'm only just finding out about this after many many hours of manual changing :(

ah well, better late than never