Quote:I really appreciate the labels on the fanart and IMPawards. Could we have the same for the TMDB posters? I've noticed that sometimes the "hi res" posters are actually lower res than the ones at IMPawards. It doesn't happen often, just sometimes so labels would be helpful, and consistent. (I'll add it to the next feature request that I submit).
Yup, those can be done as well, it add's additional load time when bringing up the movie data (1 second for imp posters, 3 for fanart, prob another 2 for tmdb posters.. that's based on all 24 of each item), but that's only in download mode with "allow icon selection" enabled. Display mode is meant to be used once everything is configured, as a way to "browse" the collection, make genre changes, or anything non image related. I've still got a list of cool stuff to add into the app, like the media information that will scan the media and report back the resolution, codec, and tons of other data. The main reason for that (for me) is so i can locate sd content for replacement with HD content later. For now I added some genre's into the default list that I'm assigning to my media, since the library allows me to select by genre, i can effectively pick SD content for one profile and include HD in another on the devices that have the horsepower to play them. Later i'll create a xml exporter that will generate the file that can be directly imported into xbmc, since genre will be a field in the nfo file, i can filter output lists into SD lists and HD lists. All of which is currently in my head and not in code. There's a few other projects that I've got on my active list, one is a dual atom based set top box that can play 1080p content if it's encoded with a modified main profile that drops the cpu horsepower requirement for a 25% (ish) file size increase. I got the chance to test that out on the hardware for a few days, it does work and looks killer.. 1080p on a $80 dual atom board, it's all in the encoding settings and bitrate, sure it's not lossless, but it's price and output resolution make it a great combo.
Quote:Please excuse my ignorance but could you explain to me what is actually contained in the Tbn file?
the tbn file is just a copy of the image that was picked for the movie (either an icon or poster). I'm pretty sure it stands for thumbnail. In the case of my app it's a copy of the folder.jpg file renamed to moviename.tbn
Quote:I also noticed that the "Create movie.nfo" button is still disabled.
I put in a feature request for some additional items that would go along with that file nicely. It will be a copy of the moviename.nfo data, just called movie.nfo .. it's one of the post 8.10 xbmc items from what i've read on it
Quote:Are Movie.nfo and tvshow.nfo things that would be used by media centres such as XBMC?
yup, tvshow.nfo is already used, its the nfo file that is put into the main tvshow folder that contains the xml data for the tvshow itself, some fields are hardcoded and to values that don't logically make sense, they just have to be that way.(i think)
Quote:Thanks for the tvshow.nfo files, I'm still a little confused at how they would be created. Would a series with 10 episodes have 10 episode "nfo" files plus a header file for the series itself plus a tvshow.nfo file?
tvshow.nfo is the main nfo file, each episode has an nfo for it. so 11 nfo files for a tvshow with 10 episodes. I'd like to be able to do a season .nfo along with season fanarts and trailer like clips for seasons, i posted my idea in another thread for that.