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  1. Add a 'starts with' filter to the artist overview

    The album overview has a 'starts with' filter which enabled you to filter by the start character.

    The same option should be available for the artist overview.

    9 votes
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    • Automatic tag completion

      I expected Bliss to fix missing tags automatically (genres, years, etc.). I have around 3,000 albums in my library, over 1,000 of which don't have a year. I was surprised that a scan didn't automatically fix this. Instead, I need to go to my "Inbox" and tell it to fix these, but only up to 96 at a time - that's over 100 clicks to fix them all (hardly automated). Can't Bliss be set to automatically fix anything you put in your criteria without so much manual intervention?

      8 votes
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      • 8 votes
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        • Ability to define file permissions for Unix systems

          When Bliss modifies files on a Unix system it sets default file permissions of 644 using whatever owner and group that Bliss is running as. I would like to be able to define what permissions get applied to files, so I don't have to manually alter permissions if I want other users to be able to modify my music files.

          8 votes
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          • Shrink artwork (due to data size) should be automatic

            When art is too large (in terms of data size) the shrink artwork option is manual, I have to go through each album and click the fix. I'd rather they were all shrunk automatically.

            8 votes
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            • The creation of an album catalogue interface

              Having a seperate web page that can view your collection (from chosen location) and browse the album art assigned - from this you can choose to correct artwork through bliss, this would be an excellent way of browsing your collection and correcting artwork once bliss has finished scanning

              8 votes
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              • 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/

                7 votes
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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

                  7 votes
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                  • In the "Set to" genre fixes, allow multiple genres to be set

                    Being able to tag songs with multiple tags through the UI or automatically.

                    7 votes
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                    • Add album art aspect ratio to compliance

                      99.9999% of album art is square as it is from a CD or vinyl cover, which is also square. Some album art online, while valid, is not square. Some are slightly rectangular, having the top and/or bottom slightly trimmed. This is annoying.

                      If the cover art system could be told (optionally) to exclude any images that aren't 1:1 aspect ratio (within a certain percentage, say two or three pixels either way), so that all the images you get presented with (and it auto detects while fixing) are square it would overcome the problem.

                      The cover art selector could have a…

                      7 votes
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                      • Use of ORIGINAL Release date instead of Reissue date and Album Label / Publisher

                        As a long time collector the original release date has always been important to me for at least a couple reasons. Take a jazz artist like Miles Davis as a simple example whose work spans 4 decades. Knowing where a particular album falls historically within his body of work has more relevance / usefulness in my opinion than a reissue date that will continue to change over & over. Additionally, original release dates really help keep things in perspective for those of us that have been listening obsessively for years. It used to be easy to know approximately where music…

                        7 votes
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                        • Don't alter the timestamps on the files

                          Bliss alters the timestamp on each file it fixes, this is really unwelcome behaviour. The timestamp is an important part of the metadata and I don't want it altered. I know that it is possible to change the file without altering the timestamp (on NTFS at least), could this feature be added?

                          7 votes
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                          • Implement styles and moods tagging from Allmusic.com

                            The genre tagging from Allmusic.com is already implemented. Moods and styles would be an awesome addition.

                            7 votes
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                            • Explain what directory or file has "No Album Title" when I hit 'why?'

                              I have 12 'uncompliant' objects (albums? songs?) showing on the bliss screen which say 'No Album Title'. There's no explanation under 'why?', and AFAICT, no way to get the actual directory or file name of the offending object. So I have no idea what to fix!

                              7 votes
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                              • Individual rulesets for different locations.

                                Since multiple music folders are close to implementation, I want to be able to specify different rulesets for different folders.

                                6 votes
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                                • Use variables in cover art file name

                                  Use variable such as <album name> when Bliss downloads and renames album art for the folder.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • deleting data

                                    It would be nice to be able to delete albums easily

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Automatically suggest image files of same folder as cover.

                                      Some covers are hard to locate on the internet in large resolution, but I already have many in a subfolder called 'covers' per album.
                                      Perhaps you can display these covers (the .jpg files wich are in the same folder as the mp3/flac and/or those in a subfolder called 'covers') immediately on the 'choose an alternative' tab.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Add ability to filter and print the activity log

                                        After Bliss has completed its library scan, it would be good to be able to identify those albums which Bliss touched and, more importantly, which ones it didn't (or couldn't).

                                        Being able to filter the activity log by "found non-compliant" or "modified" and then printing that filtered list would make it much easier to then go through and manually correct those albums

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Ability to enter missing track number (or set to 00) for filenames

                                          I have a number of pieces that are the result of recording old cassettes, or sometimes albums, or pieces that I have recorded live, or lectures, or whatever, that simply do not HAVE track numbers.

                                          Bliss complains that they're uncompliant, because they don't HAVE a track number... which is fine. But I have to bring up some external tag editor because BLISS doesn't let me enter a track number. Ideally, a "if track is missing utterly, number them in alpha order in that directory automatically, and don't ask me" function would be best. Or, perhaps, a "Set to 00" button,…

                                          6 votes
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