Adding multiple dvd's to dvdpedia?

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Adding multiple dvd's to dvdpedia?

Postby speters » Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:15 am

I am new to dvd pedia and I am using 4.2.2. I have about 300 dvd's spanned across two computers, most are movies and maybe 50 are tv shows. Right now to add a dvd I have to click on the + signe, then type in a name of a dvd on one of my drives, then I have to link that to the actual dvd. This process could take me a few days. So is there a way that I could just select maybe 50 movies, get alll of the info and them link then all at one with the actual dvd's?
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Re: Adding multiple dvd's to dvdpedia?

Postby Conor » Sat Jun 14, 2008 10:16 am

There is no automatic linking of a batch of movie files but it's on the feature request list. There is a multiple add feature, you need a list of movie names or UPCs. This might be possible if your files have descriptive names or if you have a list of movie titles aleady. Once the information is in DVDpedia you can link the movie by drag and drop to the info view, this speeds up the process.

To get a listing on movies in a folder you could use the terminal with a command similar to:
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find "path to a movies folder" -name \*.avi -prune

Then remove the prefixed path and extension in a text editor to end up with only the movie name that can be imported into DVDpedia.
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