Series Alternatives

    Series is described as 'software for people who like watching TV shows. It download automatically episodes you don't have already downloaded' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Series for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Sonarr, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Series are DuckieTV (Free, Open Source), FlexGet (Free, Open Source), Medusa - TV Library Manager (Free, Open Source) and Sick Beard (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2020
    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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Flexget is a small program that will collect the torrents for TV shows and download new episodes for you automatically.
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    2. Medusa is a fork of Sick Beard (similar to other forks such as SickChill and SickGear ).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Sick Beard is a PVR for newsgroup users (with limited torrent support). It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows and when they are posted it downloads them, sorts and renames them, and optionally generates metadata for them. It currently supports NZBs.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last commit was made in March 2016 and last version, build-507, was released in November 2014. It can be still downloaded from GitHub.

    3. SickChill, previously SickRage, is a fork of Sick Beard to automatically download TV shows from usenet or torrents.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The internet is great to provide us with our favorite TV shows free, early and watchable on demand. We always had to spend lots of time to keep up to date with the newest episodes. Until we created ted, our torrent episode downloader.

      Discontinued

      The website www.ted.nu is no longer available, but last version of the app, 0.9.72, released on 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    4. MyTvShowsOrganizer is an open source app that downloads torrents of TV episodes. It has all the tools to organize, download and get info about TV shows.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      TVShows is a Mac OS X application that automatically downloads your favourite shows. You dont need anymore to manually download torrent files, TVShows does it for you.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last version, 2.1r2 (631), released on November 18, 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website and the source code is available on Github.

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    5. Automatic allows you to setup subscriptions for your favorite content provided through RSS feeds. After setup, it works in the background to download the latest files with absolutely no user interaction required!

      Discontinued

      This software was discontinued and replaced by Otomatic . Last version, Automatic 2, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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