TV Shows not downloading

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Abhishek Lahiri

31 Mar, 2016 06:31 PM


I am not able to use the app correctly. It makes new folders for the TV series I want to watch but it doesnt download either a torrent file or the video file.

What should i be doing right here?


  1. 1 Posted by joe on 09 Apr, 2016 03:05 PM

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    I am 99.9999% sure that Victor has abandoned this app.

    As things have changed (with torrent directories, etc.), this has not kept up. I think its idea is GREAT and some other folks appear to have forked the source code to fix the bugs. But, nothing has come of it.

    So, its time to consider this dead

  2. 2 Posted by Sheldon on 10 Apr, 2016 05:41 AM

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    Possible Fix:

    It seems there is an issue with TVShows interfacing with The Pirate Bay (considering this is the primary source used for downloads.) However, if you change a setting, it seems to be able to pull magnet files for the downloads correctly.

    Go to TVShows in the System Preferences (under the Apple menu).
    Preferences tab.
    Select "Prioritize Magnet links..." (about half-way down)

    Now try downloading a missed episode by clicking a subscription (a show) and clicking the download icon (down-facing arrow) on the left for a past episode.

    Unfortunately this takes some automation out of the process, but we may simply need to get into the source and change the Pirate Bay priority to something like KAT.

    Good luck!

  3. 3 Posted by Tony Stark on 14 May, 2016 05:36 PM

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    Use Catch app with ShowRSS.

  4. 4 Posted by Lucas on 18 May, 2016 08:21 PM

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    I have a TVShows fork if you wanna checkout.

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