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  1. Add options to rescan button to rescan specific types

    Add more options to the rescan button for rescanning albums of the different statuses, and for forgetting and rescanning albums of specific statuses. I am thinking:

    * Re-scan all Unknown
    * Re-scan all Compliant
    * Re-scan all Non-Compliant
    * Purge all Unknown and Re-scan
    * Purge all Compliant and Re-scan
    * Purge all Non-Compliant and Re-scan

    I often want to re-scan my collection, but don't need to re-scan the albums which are known as compliant, so being able to re-scan just the ones that need re-scanning would speed things up no end. Especially the ones that are "Unknown".

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    • List recently added albums first

      Sometimes album art is added and the album is compliant, but it was a slightly different cover to the one you wanted e.g. special edition.

      An option to list recently added albums first, would be excellent so you can easily see them as they are added, and select alternative album art.

      18 votes
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      • 17 votes
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        • Allowing for custom sizes and dimensions for the album art minimum and maximum settings.

          My sonos system allows artwork up to 320kb and 1024x1024, but I can't specify those values (unless I'm missing something). Would be nice if I could add those in a 'Custom' setting.

          15 votes
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          • not to rescan all after adding a Genre

            Each time I allow a new Genre to Bliss starts rescanning every single file.
            Even if there is a good reason for that I suggest it does so only if requested.

            14 votes
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            • Control over the case of a file/folder name

              Currently bliss always performs case sensitive comparisons of music tags to file/folder names. It should be optional to force bliss to consider what a file/folder name should be in light of a preferred case.

              For instance, when using <fileextension> to organise music files by their file type, it would be useful to be able to enforce capitals, otherwise on case sensitive file systems we may end with folders like mp3/, MP3/ and so on.

              13 votes
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              • Add a goto folder in finder/explorer button to album detail page

                have a button to open an album's folder in the os on the album detail page to let the user manually examine/fix files/folder.

                13 votes
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                • Display Directory name and complete path for manual choosing album art

                  When choosing the album art manually nowhere you can know the directory name of the current "album" and that can help alot for choosing the good cover matching good album version

                  12 votes
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                  • [BIG ONE] Changing bliss to a task queue work flow style.

                    I believe this idea will fundamentally improve the usability of bliss. I purchased bliss in hope it would save me huge amount of time w/ managing a music collection of (5000+ albums and growing...) However, I found bliss saved me some time, but not that much!

                    What I realize is while bliss' idea and its features are great, the productivity issue is in the UI workflow design.

                    Bliss automatically scans library in the background, but most fix actions are designed to be done interactive(in real time). I found I choose the non-compliant album and click on fix, and then *WAIT*…

                    12 votes
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                    • The ability to catalogue the library

                      The ability to produce, print and export a "catalogue" of the music library which could be sorted by album, artist, quality etc.

                      11 votes
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                      • Apply Case Rule Automatically

                        Add an option to apply case rule Automatically.

                        11 votes
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                        • To be able to adjust the file tags using web editor PER ALBUM.

                          I'm glad to see that the file tags can be adjusted using the tags menu, but the problem is that all files are listed in one big long list, making it extremely clumsy when trying to find and update a single album.
                          What would be best if from the album list, just click the album to show all information about the album, and allow anything to be changed, file paths, cover art, file tags, genre, etc.
                          In this case making it much easier to update incorrect or missing tags.
                          Also it would be good to be able to apply tag…

                          11 votes
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                          • Handle folders containing Singles

                            I have a main folder called "Full Albums" which contains the folder structures defines in my rules. I also have a number of folders like "Various - 00s", "Various - 90s" etc. Each of this folders contains lots of individual mp3 singles, each mp3 has it's own genre, year and file naming convention (without track numbers).

                            The only way I could think of doing this is allowing multiple music folders, and allowing us to setup rulesets for a each folder (or group of folders).

                            11 votes
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                            • For file organisation, create a new album artist variable to order artist names as Last, First.

                              Create a new album artist token to order artist names as Last, First. Also order groups as "The Beatles" to "Beatles, The"

                              10 votes
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                              • Auto suggest album art based on file name or tags

                                For me as well as many others I would assume you end up with hundreds of mp3s that are missing or otherwise have a compilation album title. I would rather also see a list of album images from albums that contain the same (Title). Viewing that list with (Band - Album) names listed under it would greatly speed up finding custom images.

                                10 votes
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                                • 10 votes
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                                  • Exception to case rules

                                    When enforcing a title case rule, it should be possible to make an exception for abreviations so that an album can still be compliant.

                                    10 votes
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                                    • add logic to conditionally use tags in filename

                                      i like to name my files with as little info as possible, but as much info as necessary in order to be able to clearly allocate the correct artist, album and track:

                                      <artist> - <album> - <discnumber:nn if greater than 1><tracknumber:nn> - <songtitle>

                                      example for a single disc album song:

                                      Jim Morrison - An American Prayer - 02 - Ghost Song.mp3

                                      example for a multi-disc album song:

                                      Booker T. & The MG's - Time Is Tight - 0208 - Johnny, I Love You.mp3

                                      i suggest to be able to conditionally use tags in the filename such as "IF discnumber >…

                                      9 votes
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                                      • Compilation specific file org pattern

                                        The thing is that I have a lot of albums (4000 and more coming in) and the naming scheme for compilations varies somewhat. Some are tagged as a compilation (with the compilation tag), others are tagged with Various Artists in the Album Artist tag.

                                        So I would like bliss to move all albums that are tagged with the compilation tag (see http://ideas.blisshq.com/forums/21939-bliss/suggestions/2290707-auto-tag-compilations ) and has Various Artists as Album Artist into the Various Artists folder on my server (and hence rename the folder- and file-name).

                                        Therefore, I want a specific file org pattern for compilations.

                                        9 votes
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                                        • Override artist case rules to enforce canonical spelling [was: Fix OST/O.S.T.]

                                          As discussed previously...

                                          Dan Gravell (Founder and programmer, bliss) commented · August 21, 2015 10:37 ·

                                          Adding every artist name would not scale, so I want to solve this alongside the canonical artist rule. I think I could add a checkbox to the rule saying "if the artist is canonically correct, ignore the case rule".

                                          That said, OST are an interesting one! http://musicbrainz.org/search?query=OST&type=artist&method=indexed

                                          Could you add this as a new idea? The same fix can also be applied to album and track names.

                                          8 votes
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