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The Best 16 Media Downloaders and Automation Tools

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  1. Presently you can watch films and TV demonstrates in a flash by utilizing Couch Potato.

    My rescue quickly learned that the couch is the best place in... about over 1 year ago

    It’s such a lovely picture, so I really hate to tell you this sub is quite a different form of couchpotato🙄.
  2. A fork of Sonarr designed to work with Movies.

    dedicated torrent machine help about 15 days ago:

    Are you planning to run a GUI Ubuntu or server? I’ve run both, and for ease of use I recommend GUI if the hardware can handle it. Bare in mind you can always change the desktop environment. From there, you probably want a VPN - I recommend Mullvad because they accept cash, have servers in hundreds of cities and allow torrenting on all servers. The Mullvad client also allows you to turn on an “internet kill switch”...
  3. Sonarr (formerly NzbDrone) is a PVR for Usenet and BitTorrent users.

    Sonarr will not run (MacOS Monterey 12.6.1) about 13 days ago

    I've been using Sonarr and Radarr for years, but Sonarr has been very intermittent for the last several months. I can't get it to run...I stop the app in Activity Monitor, try again, reboot, etc. I've deleted the app, restored from backup when it was working, reinstalled via homebrew instead of downloading the app direct from, deleted logs.db and logs.db-journal, done a clean install with ALL of the...
  4. Sick Beard is a PVR for newsgroup users (with limited torrent support).

  5. Lidarr is a music collection manager for downloading and organizing music libraries.

    Integrating SoulSeek into Jackett (and by extension,... about 7 days ago

    Just a side note there is lidarr that has webui that handles music, not tried soulseek looking at it now, so don't know if it's the same..
  6. Automatic music downloader for SABnzbd. Headphones is an automated music downloader for NZB and Torrent, written in Python. It supports SABnzbd, NZBget, Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Blackhole.

    Caching Server? about 5 months ago:

    Music aquiring theres Headphone - (needs configuration of provider and a downloader).
  7. Bazarr is a companion application to Sonarr and Radarr that manages and downloads subtitles based on your requirements.

    Where to find Forced Subtitle files? about 3 months ago

    Which is completely incorrect. There are loads of websites out there with repositories of subtitle files (the format for these include srt and ass), including normal and forced subtitles. OP is looking for a place to get those, not a description of how you prefer to rip and burn yours. Here's a site with a list of them. Note that they have both forced and non-forced subtitles, as well as hearing impaired...
  8. Readarr is a ebook collection manager for Usenet and BitTorrent users. It can monitor multiple RSS feeds for new books from your favorite authors and will interface with clients and indexers to grab, sort, and rename them.

    What crime are you okay with people committing? about 5 months ago:

    I know of readarr which looks for books for you and you can use some other service to sync it to your phone and other devices as long as they run android (idk about kindle syncing if that's something you're looking for).
  9. LazyLibrarian is a program to follow authors and grab metadata for all your digital reading needs.

    Transmission v4.0 about about 1 month ago:

    There is: Libgen has almost everything I need and when it doesn’t I can usually find it in #bookz on undernet. If all else fails, usually knows about used copies. I don’t have the luxury of an English speaking public library where I live.
  10. The TV-Show tracker you've always been waiting for

  11. Ombi is a front end user facing request system.

    Looking for something similar about 25 days ago

    If what you're looking for is a request handled from the user's you give access to. Then you should check out Ombi. Ombi.
  12. Find the missing movies in your Plex Server. Contribute to JasonHHouse/gaps development by creating an account on GitHub.

  13. Automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows

    Confessions from a Plex Convert - A (Relatively Simple... about 4 months ago

    Huh. Is that so? I guess Wikipedia is wrong. That's okay, I was told never to trust it when I was in school. Somebody may want to tell all of these different developers that their nifty software is redundant since serving is the same as managing.
  14. The python3 version of the automated Comic Book downloader (cbr/cbz) for use with various download clients.

    40 Containers & Counting... about about 1 month ago:

    Mylar - Equivalent to Readarr, but for comic-books. Also, less intuitive to use.
  15. API Support for your favorite torrent trackers.

  16. nefarious is a web application that automatically downloads Movies and TV Shows.

    32 Movie websites - Get recommendations on what to watch next... about 7 months ago:

    Https:// Web application for automatically downloading TV & Movies.
  17. Automatically track TV shows & movies you're watching.

    TV show tracking app about 4 days ago:

    I use TV Show Tracker (Android) - it uses as its base. I paid to remove the ads - and does movies as well.