Difference between revisions of "Naming video files"

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In order for the media scrapers to pick up the correct information your file names must follow a certain format:
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/Movies|Movie naming conventions]]'''
*'''[[Video library/Naming files/TV shows|TV show naming conventions]]'''
* '''[[Video library/Naming files/TV shows|TV show naming conventions]]'''
*'''[[Video library/Naming files/Music videos|Music video naming conventions]]'''
* '''[[Video library/Naming files/Music videos|Music video naming conventions]]'''
----<section end=naming files/>
----<section end=naming files/>


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

Revision as of 15:58, 27 April 2013

Adding videos to the library/Contents

Important: THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT STEP TO A SUCCESSFUL LIBRARY SCAN!


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


Supplemental tools

Here are some supplemental tools/applications that can assist in renaming files, general file organization, manual data entry, and more: