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Sick Beard Alternatives

Sick Beard is described as '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' and is a episode downloader in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sick Beard for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is Sonarr, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sick Beard are Radarr, FlexGet, SickChill and Nefarious.

Sick Beard alternatives are mainly Episode Downloaders but may also be Download Managers or Media Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Sick Beard.
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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...

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  1. Sonarr icon

    Sonarr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Mono

    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.

    Episode View
    Almost everyone thinks Sonarr is a great alternative to Sick Beard.
  2. FlexGet icon

    FlexGet

    • 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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  3. SickChill icon

    SickChill

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    SickChill, previously SickRage, is a fork of Sick Beard to automatically download TV shows from usenet or torrents.

    Screenshot
    Almost everyone thinks SickChill is a great alternative to Sick Beard.
  4. Nefarious icon

    Nefarious

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    nefarious is a web application that automatically downloads Movies and TV Shows.

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  5. Medusa - TV Library Manager icon

    Medusa - TV Library Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Medusa is a fork of Sick Beard (similar to other forks such as SickChill and SickGear ).

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  6. MyTvShowOrganizer icon

    MyTvShowOrganizer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    MyTvShowsOrganizer is an open source app that downloads torrents of TV episodes.

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  7. SickGear icon

    SickGear

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    SickGear has proven the most reliable stable TV descendant of the great SickBeard to fully automate TV enjoyment with innovation.

    Custom sections used to group shows
  8. Automatic icon

    Automatic

    • Mac

    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 icon Otomatic . Last version, Automatic 2, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  9. Catch icon

    Catch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Catch is the easiest way to use ShowRSS on OS X. It'll take care of everything. New shows will be downloaded as they are released.

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  10. leechr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Why waste time downloading TV NZB files when it can be done for you?.

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