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Tool to get any information about iTunes tracks and playlists quickly and easily

Project description


Tool to get any information about iTunes tracks and playlists quickly and easily.


Use the package manager pip to install IReadiTunes.

pip install IReadiTunes

Example code

import IReadiTunes as irit

# First of all, init the library
my_lib = irit.lib_init()

# Read iTunes XML file
my_lib.parse(r'path\to\file\iTunes Music Library.xml')

# Get name of playlists
lib_list = my_lib.get_playlist_list()

print("iTunes playlists: ")
for itunes_library in lib_list:
    print("\t" + itunes_library)  # Print name of each playlist

lib_to_analyse = ""
while lib_to_analyse not in lib_list:
    lib_to_analyse = input("Enter name of library you want to analyse: ")  # Prompt the user to enter the name of the playlist to be scanned. 

playlist_with_attributs = my_lib.get_playlist_contents(lib_to_analyse)  # Analyse choosen playlist

print("\n{} playlist content:".format(lib_to_analyse))

# Print attributs of each element stored in the given playlist
nb_of_tracks = len(playlist_with_attributs)
track_ind = 0 
for track in playlist_with_attributs:
    print("Track [{}/{}]:".format(track_ind+1, nb_of_tracks))
    print("\ttrack_id: {}".format(track.track_id))
    print("\tsize: {} Mb".format(irit.get_size(track.size)))
    print("\ttotal_time: {} seconds".format(irit.get_total_time(track.total_time)))
    print("\tdate_modified: {}".format(track.date_modified))
    print("\tdate_added: {}".format(track.date_added))
    print("\tbitrate: {} kbps".format(track.bitrate))
    print("\tsample_rate: {} kHz".format(track.sample_rate))
    print("\tplay_count: {}".format(track.play_count))
    print("\tplay_date: {}".format(track.play_date))
    print("\tplay_date_utc: {}".format(track.play_date_utc))
    print("\tskip_count: {}".format(track.skip_count))
    print("\tskip_date: {}".format(track.skip_date))
    print("\trating: {} stars".format(irit.get_rating(track.rating)))
    print("\talbum_rating: {} stars".format(irit.get_rating(track.album_rating)))
    print("\tpersistent_id: {}".format(track.persistent_id))
    print("\ttrack_type: {}".format(track.track_type))
    print("\tfile_folder_count: {}".format(track.file_folder_count))
    print("\tlibrary_folder_count: {}".format(track.library_folder_count))
    print("\tname: {}".format(
    print("\tartist: {}".format(track.artist))
    print("\tkind: {}".format(track.kind))
    print("\tlocation: {}".format(irit.get_track_path(track.location)))
    track_ind += 1


  • Fast library decoding
  • Simple, easy to understand code.


All contributions are welcome. Do not hesitate to contact me in case of bugs or ideas for improvement.



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