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Xployt

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Sep 26, 2018
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Hi PG Community,

So has anyone taken advantage of handbrake and using the Watch folders? I was wondering if anyone had anything working where it could watch a folder where all the completed files go /mnt/unionfs/movies for example and then maybe move them somewhere else.

What I understand so far is that a watch folder works in the way of a profile folder so that whatever goes in converts in relation to a profile and then that will get pushed to the converted folder.

So I was wondering if anyone has a way or a method so far in how to use this so that when something is downloaded ***.file has been recognised as a new one in one directory and then needs to be converted?

Is my logical thinking good enough? I am in a pub right now drinking a beer and on the laptop and had a family member complain about buffering as they have rubbish internet...figured this would some how be a work around.
 

clinch123

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Apr 7, 2018
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I have toyed with that in the past. I found there was too much of a bottle neck with handbrake.

For reference I am using Ryzen 1700x, 64 MB ram and dual 512 nvme drives
 

navarisun

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Jul 12, 2018
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me too thinking of the same process but no documentation or tutorials on the internet so far
 

fopoooo

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Jul 11, 2019
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The problem is really that Sonarr and Radarr cannot Monitor (to my knowledge) 2 seperate locations. If handbrake or Tdarr (Which i managed to setup) moves it to another location, Sonarr and Radarr think that its now Missing. The solution would be that Sonarr/Radarr Monitor folder 1 and move/download into folder 2 but i dont think thats possible
 
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