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CouchPotato multiple qualities

September 10th, 2010 2 comments

When I first started using CouchPotato I saw a few screen shots people had on the internet with multiple qualities selected. I never could figure it out until now.

You need to go to your CouchPotato page, and go to Settings >> Quality, and there you will find a link that says

Create a new custom quality

You will then need to do the following:

  • Give it a name, e.g. BR/DVD-Rip
  • Select days to allow a better version to be downloaded
  • Finally add the qualities that you would allow

Personally I like either DVD-Rip or BR-Rip with the later being preferred. After you save that you can go back into Settings >> Quality, and you can select your new custom quality as the default.

If you hover over the Finish heading in the custom quality it says the following:

Won’t download anything else if it has found this quality.”

I left the BR-Rip checked, and unchecked the DVD-Rip. We’ll see what this does, but it seems to me that it should allow keep looking for a BR-Rip even if a DVD-Rip has been found and downloaded, but if it has found a BR-Rip, then it won’t look any more for a DVD-Rip.

I guess we’ll have to wait and see how it works.

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CouchPotato

July 27th, 2010 10 comments

I ran into a neat little program called CouchPotato. It is used for downloading movies off the internet. It works with either nzb or torrent files. Once you have it installed you can search for movies that you would like, and add them to your want list. When you add it to the want list you also specify the quality that you would like the movie to be. There are options to have it rename the files and put them in a different directory. Read more…

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