Open Source FileBot Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to FileBot is tinyMediaManager, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to FileBot and 15 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to FileBot are Ant Movie Catalog (Free, Open Source), MediaElch (Free, Open Source), Ember Media Manager (Free, Open Source) and Shoko Desktop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2021

    1. tinyMediaManager is a media management tool written in Java/Swing. It is written to provide metadata for the Kodi Media Center (formerly known as XBMC), MediaPortal and Plex media server.
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    2. Ant Movie Catalog is a free, open-source program made to manage your collection of movies on DVD, CD (VideoCD, DivX, ...) and tapes.
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    3. MediaElch is a MediaManager for Kodi. It directly accesses XBMCs database (SQLite and MySQL) and thumbnail cache to store information about movies and TV shows.
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      This alternative is disputed. MediaElch is still a legitimate alternative to FileBot, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Kodi plugin: requires a lot of other software
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    4. Ember Media Manager is just that: a media manager. Once configured, it let's you fetch, store, and view various details about your media collection. Movies and TV shows are the type of media that Ember can handle.
    5. Shoko, previously known as JMM (Japanese Media Manager) is an anime cataloging program designed to automate the cataloging of your anime collection regardless of the size and number of files in your collection.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      DataHealthCheck is a portable app to check your files for corruption or display their md5/sha1 hash. It is faster than other apps because it checks for corrupted files and update hashes of changed files in one pass.
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    6. mnamer (media renamer) is an intelligent and highly configurable media organization utility. It parses media filenames for metadata, searches the web to fill in the blanks, and then renames and moves them.
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      Dude803 This does exactly what filebot does, rename files based on data scraped from the web, but its free and open source! PERFECT!!!
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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    7. Submarine is a command-line program for searching and downloading the right subtitles for movies. Subtitles are searched based on movie file hashes and downloaded from online subtitle services. Downloaded subtitles are automatically renamed and saved next to corresponding files.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from May 2012.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      MediaRenamer is intended for easy renaming of movie and series files recorded from TV.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.1.1, released in November 2010, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      A program to verify and write checksumfiles. It supports SFV and MD5 , even some exotic MD5 file types. Very easy to use, with a wizard interface.
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