Jackett Alternatives

    Jackett is described as 'works as a proxy server: it translates queries from apps Sonarr Radarr SickChill CouchPotato ' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are seven alternatives to Jackett for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Sonarr, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Jackett are DuckieTV (Free, Open Source), Radarr (Free, Open Source), Ombi (Free, Open Source) and SickChill (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 18, 2021
    1. Sonarr (formerly NzbDrone) is a PVR for Usenet and BitTorrent users. It can monitor multiple RSS feeds for new episodes of your favorite shows and will grab, sorts and renames them.
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      Sonarr vs Jackett opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Sonarr is still a legitimate alternative to Jackett, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Jackett is used as a proxy server for Sonarr and Cie. By itself it doesn't query and download files.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Self-Hosted
      Ombi is a front end user facing request system. It connects with your other media managers (CouchPotato, SickRage, SickGear, Sonarr, Lidarr, and Radarr, etc) to automate user requests and adding them into your media library managers.
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    2. SickChill, previously SickRage, is a fork of Sick Beard to automatically download TV shows from usenet or torrents.
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      Jackett is used as a proxy server for SickRage and Cie. By itself it doesn't query and download files.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      It aims to combine features of Sonarr and Radarr. It uses Jackett and Transmission under the hood. Jackett searches for torrents and Transmission does the downloading.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Cardigann is a torznab proxy search similar to Jackett but written in Go language. Cardigann compliments Jackett as it has support for many trackers which Jackett does not and vise versa.
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      It's the only one listed that performs similar features to Jackett.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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