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Watcher is described as 'automated movie NZB & Torrent searcher and snatcher. You can add a list of wanted movies and Watcher will automatically send the NZB or Torrent to your download client' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Watcher for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Android. The best alternative is Sonarr, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Watcher are Radarr, Medusa - TV Library Manager, CouchPotato and FlexGet.

Watcher 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 Watcher.
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Watcher is an automated movie NZB & Torrent searcher and snatcher. You can add a list of wanted movies and Watcher will...

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    Sonarr

    • Mac
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    • Mono
    18 alternatives to Sonarr 

    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. It can also be configured to automatically upgrade the quality of files already downloaded when a...

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    Radarr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    5 alternatives to Radarr 

    A fork of Sonarr designed to work with Movies.

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  3. Medusa - TV Library Manager icon

    Medusa - TV Library Manager

    • Mac
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    • Self-Hosted
    18 alternatives to Medusa - TV Library Manager 

    Medusa is a fork of Sick Beard (similar to other forks such as SickChill and SickGear ). It allows for automatic television series monitoring of episode information off the...

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    1.  Dark ModeMedusa - TV Library Manager supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    CouchPotato

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    6 alternatives to CouchPotato 

    Awesome PVR for usenet and torrents. Just fill in what you want to see and CouchPotato will add it to your "want to watch"-list. Every day it will search through multiple sources, looking for the best possible match.

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    Discontinued

    no updates to the release in git since 2015

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    FlexGet

    • Mac
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    • BSD
    19 alternatives to FlexGet 

    FlexGet is a multipurpose automation tool for all of your media Support for torrents, nzbs, podcasts, comics, TV, movies, RSS, HTML, CSV, and more.

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    Ombi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    6 alternatives to Ombi 

    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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    Sick Beard

    • Windows
    • Linux
    15 alternatives to Sick Beard 

    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.

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    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.

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    SickChill

    • Mac
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    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    14 alternatives to SickChill 

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

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    Popcornflix

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
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    • Kindle Fire
    99 alternatives to Popcornflix 

    Watch free movies with the Popcornflix App! Download this free movie app and instantly watch hundreds and hundreds of free feature length movies streaming on your portable device.

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    Novaroma

    • Windows
    30 alternatives to Novaroma 

    Novaroma is free open source software. You can search and download tv shows, movies and subtitles automatically. Also you can use Novaroma with dlna media servers (XMBC, Plex, Servio, PS3 etc.)

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.9.9.3, released in August 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Flagged as potentially breaking copyright or other laws

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