Recorded TV HD Addin

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Re: Recorded TV HD Addin

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Post by IT Troll » Sat Aug 14, 2021 3:05 pm

StinkyImp wrote:
Sat Aug 14, 2021 2:19 pm
OTA users already receive 95% of series and episode information so updating usually only requires artwork and episode numbers.
Yes, that approach works pretty well for OTA recordings. However, I use RTVHD for both OTA recordings and media files. For media files this means the show is completely unidentified until all the metadata is entered. Whilst it is possible to enter this manually, doing so is a real pain and in my opinion breaks this functionality.

As I said, I am still hopeful that this is not the end.
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Post by StinkyImp » Sat Aug 14, 2021 4:21 pm

IT Troll wrote:
Sat Aug 14, 2021 3:05 pm
Yes, that approach works pretty well for OTA recordings. However, I use RTVHD for both OTA recordings and media files.
I'm purely OTA so it's completely viable for me. I usually picked a morning every week or two while I'm sipping coffee to do the updates.

I feel like I'm getting close to our termination point for WMC. Currently all it would take is a major hardware failure or the obsolescence/attrition of some of the software or websites that will be the catalyst for us to "move on". I don't know when that will occur but it will most likely be with a whimper rather than a bang... and it will be a sad day.

Bottom line -> When the WAF is gone, WMC gets kicked to the curb. Until then we struggle on. ;)

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Post by IT Troll » Wed Aug 18, 2021 8:02 pm

Interesting to note that Infuse, which I use with my Apple TV, has made the switch from TheTVDB to TMDb for TV show metadata.

I have noticed recently that some new smaller TV shows have really limited data on TheTVDB. It is feeling like the wider community have had enough and moved on from TheTVDB.
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Post by dopdahl » Fri Sep 10, 2021 1:25 pm

Making the switch to v.4 of the TVDB api should be somewhat trivial... Before I do that, I'll look into switching the tv stuff over to TMDb... That's likely a lot more work and time, which I don't have a lot of these days.

I'll try to get a look at all of this over this weekend.

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Post by IT Troll » Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:52 pm

Either would be great. Many thanks for looking into this for us.
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