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UPnP support

With version 2.9.3 we’ve integrated a very special feature - tinyMediaManager is now able to be a UPnP streaming server.

Just an information as starter: It is only an experimental feature; and only a few UPnP functions have been implemented. There’s even a small possibility that this won’t work at all with your devices! Although UPnP is a standard, not all vendors stick to it.

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Offline movies

With version 2.8 we’ve added a feature called offline movies. This feature can be used to add offline movies like DVD, BluRay or VHS movies to your media library and assist Kodi with the playback of these movies (see the Kodi wiki for more information).

The offline movies feature works as follows:

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Subtitle language style

With version 2.8 we’ve introduced some different presets for the subtitle language styles in the file names.

The main problem was that some media centers need an explicit format of the language to be detected while others are more flexible. Since there are some different “standards” out there, we’ve included the most used styles into our settings:

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Movie editions

With version 2.8 we’ve added a feature called movie editions. Before 2.8 having a movie in several editions (e.g. Directors Cut and Extended Edition) resulted in a messed up directory after renaming (the renamer put the two editions in the same destination folder).

With version 2.8 there is a new field in the movie editor where you can choose the movie edition for this movie. This field will also be pre-filled during “update datasources” along... Read More ›

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Subtitle downloader

With version 2.8 we’ve added a subtitle downloader for OpenSubtitles.org.

Downloading subtitles will work in two different ways:

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Export images with the movie/TV show exporter

With version 2.7.3 we’ve added a feature to export the images/artwork along with the meta data to build better/more complete export templates.

You will find the latest information about the exporting engine in our wiki.

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Kodi scraper

Starting with version 2.7 we support parsing of Kodi scraper xml files (donator version only). With this meta scraper you are able to use far more scraper than tinyMediaManager will ship by default.

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Reworked renamer settings/capabitilies

Version 2.6.5 contains some changes to the renamer settings dialog an got some new features.

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DVD order of episodes

Starting with 2.6.5 you can now add TV show episodes in DVD order to tinyMediaManager.
When importing new episodes to tinyMediaManager, the episode and season number is detected for nearly every possible notation. But is the season/episode from the aired order or from the DVD order? With the new feature you are able to change between aired order and DVD order to handle both numbering schemes.

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Media source detection

There is another feature for version 2.6: media source detection and management. To support several Kodi/XBMC skins, we’ve added the detection, management and renamer pattern for media sources as described in the Kodi/XBMC wiki

According to the media sources which are mentioned in the wiki, we’ve also added a few common sources. At the moment we are able to detect

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Image preview in image chooser

In version 2.6 we’ve added a feature which was requested quite often: a picture preview in the image chooser. When you are in the image chooser, you will find a new link beneath every image:

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Trailer download (donator feature)

The second donator feature included in version 2.6 is the trailer download. When scraping a movie, several different trailers for every movie will be fetched.

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New internal threading model

We’ve reworked our internal threading model, to address some shortcomings of our old versions and provide better multi tasking.

In the new threading model we decide between several different types of tasks:

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Movie renamer preview (donator feature)

The first donator feature we’ve included is a renamer preview. With this feature, you are able to do a “dry run” of the renamer and get the results which movie has to be renamed and how it would be renamed.

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Donator version

With version 2.6 we’ve added a new feature called the “Donator’s version”. Every donator of tinyMediaManager can register his copy for some special features as a little

Thank you for your support

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Trakt.tv integration (donator feature)

2.6.6 includes a new trakt.tv integration

Starting with version 2.6 we added an experimental integration of trakt.tv for our donators.

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Reworked settings dialog

For version 2.6 we’ve completely reworked our settings screens: they’ve been moved from the tab on the right side to a pop up window. You can access this window via the menu tinyMediaManager -> Settings.

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Image preview (lightbox)

With release 2.5.2 we have added an image preview feature, which allows to view media artwork with a lightbox effect. By clicking an image from the details panel or artwork panel you will see the uncached/unscaled version of this image:

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reworked TV show section

with v2.5 the complete TV show section has been reworked.

The biggest change has been a new layout of the TV show related panels: the TV show panel, season panel (new) and episode panel:

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new filter panels

With release 2.5 we’ve introduced a new filter panel for movies and TV shows which now provide more options for effective filtering. The filter panel for movies has moved from the lower left part of the window to the upper middle part and can be triggered by pressing the “Filter” button:
In addition some new filters have been added:

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Command line arguments

With r965 it is possible to do some common tasks via the command line. To start tinyMediaManager via the command line, there is a new executeable/shellscript for your system:
Windows: tinyMediaManagerCMD.exe
Linux/OSX: tinyMediaManagerCMD.sh (note: on OSX it is inside the tinyMediaManager.app)

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UI translations

We are getting more and more translations for the tinyMediaManager UI, so we decided to let the user change the UI language. Until now the UI translations would be either in the system language (if available) or in english. With r827 it is possible to change the UI language to one of the supported languages:

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TV show specials

While TV show/episode scraping works pretty well, there are some problems with specials: Sometimes a special episode isn’t part of the season which is actually aired or thetvdb.com is listing the special in an other way.

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Update single datasource/TV show

In version r744 two new feature have been added:

Update a single datasource is available for the movie section and the TV show section:

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Start movie/episode playback from tinyMediaManager

With version 2.1 - r685 we added the possibility to start a movie/episode (and downloaded trailer/samples) directly from within tinyMediaManager. The play is included in the details tab of movies and episodes:

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Notification messages

With version 2.1 - r687 we added notification messages and a summary window (at the end of a task). These messages help to inform the user, whenever a problem occurred (until now the action like renaming movies did end without any result). These messages show the user which problem at which entity (e.g. insufficient permissions when renaming a movie) exist.

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Enhanced TV show editor

With version 2.1 - r673 the TV show editor was enhanced by a 3rd tab: the episodes tab. In this tab you are able to mass edit the season/episode number, remove invalid detected episodes (could result from “problematic” file names) and add not correctly added episodes (in common multi episode files).

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TV show management

Starting with version r534 the core functionality of TV shows is almost done. The settings for the TV show section is similar to the settings of the movie section. You can

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New MediaInformation and MediaFile view

With version r557 there was a new tab containing several informations added and the existing mediafiles panel refactored. In the tab “Media Information” are now several informations about the mediafiles displayed:

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File and directory chooser dialog

Some time ago I recognized (and a user pointed me to that issue) the file and directory chooser dialogs aren’t as nice as the native counterparts. In the swing JFileChooser you have limited functions - only the filesystem as is is displayed, which is (at least) on linux a problem for some users. The swing version of the directory chooser looked like this:

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Movieset artwork folder

XBMC has a lack of supporting full movieset metadata from external tools. So it is impossible to get the movieset artwork you have chosen in tinyMediaManager into XBMC without any other tools.

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Extrathumb and extrafanart

With version r345 there are now 2 new features available: storing of extrathumbs (including resizing) and extrafanart.

To enable extrathumbs and extrafanart there are new options in Settings->Movie Images:

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