Torrents and renaming

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Torrents and renaming

Post by SleepyEyez » 14 Jan 2018, 03:26


Will renaming the media file remove any trace from being recognize that it was a torrent movie out tv show?

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Re: Torrents and renaming

Post by rednoah » 14 Jan 2018, 10:28

I'm not sure what you're trying to achieve. But since renaming doesn't change the file content, the answer is probably no.
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Re: Torrents and renaming

Post by devster » 19 Jan 2018, 08:09

If you want to remove files such as NFOs or other clutter that sometimes comes with torrents I believe you can manage to do so with Filebot.
In case the torrent contains more than just the media file this action and, for example, removing release group information from the final name, could make it harder to identify. In this case also disable xattrs to prevent filebot for saving the original file name.

The video file will however still be the same as already mentioned.
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