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  1. Derived tags

    bliss should allow textual tags to contain "derived" data; that is, to provide consistent manipulations of canonical data to a defined scheme.

    An example of this may be to append the bitrate to an album name. Using a template engine, the album could be defined as so:

    Album name: <album name> [<format>]

    Tags could potentially be combined with others:

    Track name: <track name> (<artist name>)

    Set out in more detail here: https://www.blisshq.com/music-library-management-blog/2017/10/03/derived-tags/

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    • For genres, optionally pull in music "style" as well

      The 'style' field in Discogs tends to have valuable information for organizing my music, for example, a movie soundtrack I own has "Rock, Pop, Classical" as it's genres in Discogs. However the 'Style' field in Discogs is "Soundtrack", which is what I would like to categorize it under. Currently Bliss marks it as non-compliant and suggests I set the soundtrack to "Rock". This also means most sub-genres (post-rock, trance, house, etc) are marked as invalid and are suggested to set to their parent categories (Rock, Electronic).

      I can see how this could be a non-issue, as most of the time…

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      • Fix priority and dependency

        So you have a list of all the fixiable issues but should they only be clickable if they do not upset another clickable fix of say incorrect path (especially when you have auto move set) Or even would be helpful if the fixes are given priorities over other fixes so like a priority system that you should click on 1st before anything else?(perhaps with a coloured red green blue highlighted key ) Just so you know what you should click 1st beore a rescan

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        • Date formatting rule (e.g. trim the date field to just the year)

          It would be helpful if you could force the date field to be just the year - as in, 1997/02/28 to simply 1997

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          • only automatically move if compliant in other respects

            Could we have only auto move files only if they are compliant & not until. So the final compliance is the move. Therefore these can be moved elsewhere in huge collections therefore easy to see what bliss still needs to work on.

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            • Options of ignoring @eaDir errors (possibly more)

              I am finding a lot of my folders have certain files that causes bliss to ignore the whole analysis of a that folder. Would like to have an override to ignore these types of filess & alow bliss to continue to process or even delete them automatically to then rescan accordingly. Files I am finding that causes ignore errors = ini files, thumbnails , any form of art= jpg bmp, gif, png etc , playlists & any other file that could stop bliss from processing.

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              • Fine-grain filters in the COMPLIANCE IS section

                As of 20170901 bliss shows 5 categories of compliance state. I'd like to see a finer grain breakdown of 'Non-compliant' and 'Incorrect Tags'. I see this as a valuable tool in managing a library.

                I currently have nearly 300 albums in the 'Incorrect Tags' category but I can't see its components (i.e. Album name / Album artist / Track name / Track Number / Discnumber) unless I open the Why? drop down on each album individually. This is tedious and slow.

                My ideal is to be able select a sub-set of Non-compliant or Incorrect Tags - for instance Album name…

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                • Cloud based version

                  Cloud version that can connect to OneDrive and manage the files there.

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                  • "Varying names" filter in Artist browsing

                    In the Browse by Artist view, there could be a filter "Varying names" that limits the artists shown to those potentially being variations of the same name, like "Beatles", "BEATLES", The Beatles", "Beatles, The" and so on.

                    That would greatly help to spot these misfits and correct them from within Bliss.

                    The rules for this could start with simply removing "the" and characters like whitespace, comma etc, and then doing a case insensitive comparison.

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                    • Save whole different multiple configurations & restore from file/location

                      Useful feature would be to be able to save & reload diffierent configs for dirrent family library preferences, situations or experimentation so you can save & reload say Sarahs,Toms, Dick, Harry music .

                      Also usefulif I have to reload Bliss onto a different PC / Nas due to failure of system or upgrade etc. Then all I need is a simple saved file that was previously backed up somewhere rather than trying to remember all the various tag settings etc. Perhaps even the whole database so it doesnt have to rescan 1000s of files.

                      Thoughts on a post card

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                      • Resourses or Throttle or Set priority of functions

                        What about a number tag or slider bar to throttle bliss altogether i.e run in background or half or full according to resouses ?

                        I dont know if there would be any benefit or possibilty of doing this according to different functions or parts of Bliss.

                        However just a thought so that if using the PC or NAS to stream at the same time I could set Bliss to background or even pause quickly

                        All teh best Ian.

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                        • Automatically Audit Lossless Music Files with Aucdetect (Or Another Equivalent).

                          The idea would be to provide another library auditing feature which would use aucdetect or another trusted lossless verification tool for detecting lossy sources which have been simply re-encoded into WAV, FLAC, etc.

                          This problem is more typical when buying CD's as it's not clear if the CD contains the actual studio PCM audio compressed to the CD Standard, or if MP3's were just re-encoded into the CD Audio standard.

                          For Reference:
                          http://tausoft.org/wiki/True_Audio_Checker_Overview
                          http://losslessaudiochecker.com/

                          I can certainly understand if this idea is out of scope for Bliss's intentions, I just have not found a good way personally to audit my…

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                          • tag interface feature improvements

                            It would be helpful if:
                            1) you could click on a column heading to change to sort by it in ascending or descending
                            2) you could select multiple rows to paste a change (this is how I'm populating "Album Artist" when missing")

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                            • Truncate filenames to comply with file system limits

                              Especially with classical albums, they can get very long file names or directory names which exceed the limit imposed by various file systems. If Bliss automatically truncated very long file names to comply with the file system then it would avoid orphaned files that get left behind when Bliss is cataloguing and arranging files.

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                              • adding support for music stored on Google Drive or other cloud storage services (e.g. Dropbox)

                                in addition to locally attached (or presumably also network drives that appear local to Bliss), it would be nice to leverage libraries that reside in various cloud storage services.

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                                • Alert Synology media indexer after moving files

                                  As my music collection starts to get as compliant as it gets, I took it to the next level by enforcing file paths as well. This works so well, I created an inbox folder where I put the files, and Bliss takes care of the rest.

                                  Unfortunately, on Synology this means the media indexer loses track of the file. It seems to be relatively easy to send an alert to rescan a certain folder.

                                  My suggestion is to send an alert for every new folder Bliss has to create; so DS audio and all other media players "see" the newly…

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                                    • Show album updates counter increase without refresh

                                      The "Compliance is" counters should increase as the scan is being performed or when it is complete, but shouldn't require a page refresh.

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                                      • Add a setting in the cover art section to prevent bliss from autonomously searching the internet for cover art

                                        Many of my album purchases include high quality cover art, but with a file name that bliss does not recognise. I would like to have the opportunity to identify and upload that file before bliss ventures out to find an (often inferior) alternative and embeds it in each track. On the rare occasions where there actually is no cover art included with the album, I would be happy to ask bliss for assistance and then be allowed to choose which of the (usually many) discovered files to use.

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                                        • Synology Bliss - Albums page genre suggested & custom tag

                                          On the albums page & on showing the fixes would it be possible to amalgamate the suggested genre with the custom genre that may have been set by the user. Then only one genre tag button to deal with?

                                          Regards Ian

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