Tips and tricks

Installing SQL Server Express
Please follow the steps below to install Microsoft SQL Server Express 2016: Download the installer from this location: ht...
Sun, 30 Oct, 2016 at 1:18 PM
Create new SQL Server database
In Helium, start the Database Management dialog (CTRL-D). Go to the Sql Server tab. Click New.   Type .\sqlexpress (a dot, a backslash and sqlexpress) ...
Sat, 29 Dec, 2018 at 3:05 PM
Configuring SQL Server
To make a SQL Server work in the most optimal way with Helium 12 and Helium Streamer we recommend you to perform some adjustements to the default ...
Sun, 30 Oct, 2016 at 1:07 PM
Installing MySQL/MariaDB
You can use MySQL or MariaDB which are both compatible with the MySQL standard. We recommend MariaDB as it tends to have better performance but it stil...
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016 at 9:47 PM
Configuring MySQL/MariaDB
If you use a MySQL or MariaDB database with Helium and have a lot of tracks you might need to do some additional configuration to your dat...
Sun, 30 Oct, 2016 at 6:19 PM
Removing specific tags from one or more files
Sometimes you will need to remove one or more specific tag types from a file. This can easily be done by using the Action Manager. To remove one or mor...
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018 at 10:45 AM
Multiple artists in Helium
Multiple Artists is a term used to refer to how more than one artist is associated with a music track. This can for example describe a collaboration; from a...
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018 at 2:22 PM
How releases are interpreted
An release (album) in Helium is equal to an item in the Releases view. All releases are grouped using the Album tag and/or the path the files are located in...
Sun, 24 Feb, 2019 at 11:01 AM
Multiple Album Artists in Helium 14 and above
Introduction Support for multiple album artists is a new concept introduced in Helium 14 and is unique for any media management system. The background ...
Wed, 6 Mar, 2019 at 7:00 PM