Find album art automatically with bliss

Find album art

bliss is an album art finder that is simple, fast and accurate. bliss finds and installs album art automatically. bliss is fully automated and can even add album art to your music in the background, as you add the music to your collection. bliss uses both reputable and expansive sources for its album art.

Automatic music organizer

Automatic music organizer

bliss works by applying rules to your music library. When you add an album to your library, bliss automatically assesses the album against your rules. If the album is non-compliant, bliss decides a fix to make sure the album obeys the rule, and optionally applies it automatically.

Runs on Synology

Runs on Synology

bliss runs on your Synology itself, as a background process. When music is added to your library, bliss sees this and applies its rules automatically to ensure your library remains consistent, complete and correct.

How to install bliss on your Synology device

The Synology package is developed by a third party developer, patters.

First, add patters' repository. In Synology DSM, click Package Center > Settings > Package Sources and then Add.

Add patters' repository to your Synology

The Name should be and the location Click OK.

Click back to General and ensure Trust Level is set to Synology Inc. and trusted publishers:

Ensure you can download packages from trusted publishers

Now install Java. The first thing to do is download it. Go to and download both ARMv5/ARMv6/ARMv7 Linux - SoftFP ABI, Little Endian 2 and ARM v6/v7 Linux - VFP, HardFP ABI, Little Endian 1 distributions. Save them on your computer, for later upload to the NAS.

If you are using a multi-bay NAS, an extra task while those files are downloading. In DSM enter File Station and then click Create > Create New Shared Folder. Call your new shared folder public:

Create a shared public folder.

Ensure they have read/write permissions:

Shared public folder permissions

For some reason there's no public folder by default in multi bay NASes!

Once the Java files have downloaded, copy them to public.

Now install Java. In Package Center click Community and then click Install next to Java SE Embedded 8.

Once that is complete, you can finally install bliss!. Again, in Package Center click Community and then click Install next to bliss.

bliss listed under Community packages

After a delay to download and install, bliss should show as installed (or running if you chose to run automatically after install):

bliss running as a Synology package

Now, run bliss if it isn't doing already from the Action menu.

You can access bliss via the URL on the bliss package page. This will open a new tab to the bliss UI.

You'll be given an option to take a brief tour, or configure bliss yourself! Check out the tutorials for examples of how to use bliss.

Hint: your Synology music folder is normally located at /volume1/music so be sure to select that as your Music location.

Be sure to check patters' page for more discussion about the Synology package, including the source code for the package and how the package was built. Read more