SickGear Alternatives

    SickGear is described as 'has proven the most reliable stable TV descendant of the great SickBeard to fully automate TV enjoyment with innovation' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are five alternatives to SickGear for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Cloudron. The best alternative is Sonarr, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SickGear are Medusa - TV Library Manager (Free, Open Source), Sick Beard (Free, Open Source), SickChill (Free, Open Source) and Nefarious (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 6, 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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    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
      • 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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