HELP Setting Up MP4 Automator

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HELP Setting Up MP4 Automator

Post by hellothanks » February 21st, 2017, 11:25 pm

Hi Guys,
Thanks in advance for this one.

I really want to setup SABnzbd to run a post-script using ffmpeg and convert media file into MP4 before handing it back to Sonarr. I know it can be done. Link on github called sickbeard_mp4_automator is exactly what i want.

Can someone PLEASE dumb down the instructions as they make no sense to me. I have downloaded the .ZIP files and installed VC for Python 2.7. The rest of the instructions under 'Prerequesite PIP Package Installation Instructions' is totally confusing to me.

If someone could help me, that would be great! Maybe screenshots if possible?


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Re: HELP Setting Up MP4 Automator

Post by sander » February 23rd, 2017, 12:01 pm

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Re: HELP Setting Up MP4 Automator

Post by kotua2 » March 8th, 2017, 5:44 pm

Hi Thanks for asking,
It's pretty easy but you need to keep attention to the details.
so lets say you are using SR for videos

locate .ini file
locate SR and add the correct details but keep the category as Sickrage ( you also want to keep it as the category into sab)

host = localhost
port = 8081
username = me
password = you
web_root = C:\Sickrage
ssl = 0
api_key = 111111111111111111111111

fill it up with the sabnzbd correct details

convert = True
sickrage-category = sickrage
sonarr-category = sonarr
bypass-category = bypass
couchpotato-category = couchpotato
sickbeard-category = sickbeard

into the mp4 part make sure you point the correct path to the .exe programs

ffmpeg = C:/convert/ffmpeg.exe
ffprobe = C:/convert/ffprobe.exe

go to sab>settings>folders locate Scripts folder and add the path to the scripts folder in my case C:\convert
then set the category, for example
videos | priority | processing (default) | script ( | folder path (x:\sickrage)

Now see the magic goes!. ;)

PS: in Sickrage you need to have the same folder defined for postprocessing x:/sickrage
this will then move the files to the properly defined directory.

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