Update movie database with info from IMDB automatically (from folder names)

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  1. mehepsk

    mehepsk New Member

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    Hi,
    Is it possible to automatically fetch move information from IMDB based on the folder name? If so, how?

    My movies lie in their own folder with the movie name, but the file/files inside is named cd1.iso or VIDEO_TS or something similar, so the auto fetch feature doesn't work since it cannot find a movie named cd1/VIDEO_TS. I have some movies with the correct filename and they have gotten IMDB info correctly, but the rest isn't getting any info :(

    It must be possible to do this somehow?

    I've searched the forums, but couldn't find anything useful..


    btw, if this is the wrong forum, could a mod move it?




    Thanks in advance for all answers:)
     
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  3. rekenaar
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    Hi there

    There is an option in Configuration; Videos where you can specify that each movie has its own folder. I am not using it myself so I can't give much more info on it, but worth a try.
     
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    Hi,
    I've tried that, but it doesn't work:(

    Anything else I can do?
     
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    Hi mehepsk
    I have done a modification of the original MyVideos that does some of what you want. It requires you to replace WindowPlugins.dll but it has some small advantages over the original:

    All this is configurable of course.

    The only thing it does not support that you might want is support for is stacked movies in different folders like:
    \movie\cd1\file.avi
    \movie\cd2\file.avi

    Otherwise I can recommend you to try it

    Original thread: Possible to scan folders instead of files

    Download here
     
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    mehepsk New Member

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    Thanks! That did the trick! ;)

    I knew it had to be a solution to this :D
     
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