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In order for the media scrapers to pick up the correct information your file names must follow a certain format:

* '''[[Video library/Naming files/Movies|Movie naming conventions]]'''
* '''[[Video library/Naming files/TV shows|TV show naming conventions]]'''
* '''[[Video library/Naming files/Music videos|Music video naming conventions]]'''
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== Supplemental tools ==
Here are some [[supplemental tools]]/applications that can assist in renaming files, general file organization, manual data entry, and more:
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* [[TheRenamer]] - Windows
* [[FileBot]] - all platforms. launched via Java Web Start. No manual download or installation required.
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* [[Ember Media Manager]] - Windows
* [[ViMediaManager]] - Mac OS X
* [[Add-on:XWMM]] - all platforms. Allows you to edit library entires from a web browser.

Latest revision as of 02:21, 30 January 2021

Create Video Libraries
1. The Basics
2. Source Folder
3. Movie Setup
4a. TV Show Setup
4b. Seasons Setup
4c. Episodes Setup
5. Music Videos Setup
6. Add Source & Scrape
7. Scraping Problems
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See the following sub-pages