Filebot App Store and CLI

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jprokos
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Filebot App Store and CLI

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Hi,

I seem to have run into an issue. I can no longer run the CLI. I am getting a LicenseError: UNREGISTERED. I purchased the Mac App Store version and I have installed the CLI using Brew. Is it replacing the Mac App Store version and losing the license?

I did see you have implemented a new licensing structure.

If I delete the version that Brew downloaded from /Applications and install the Mac App Store version then nothing works on the command line.
jprokos
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Re: Filebot App Store and CLI

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After I downloaded from the Mac App Store, then hopped into terminal to install the filebot CLI using brew this is what I get:

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iMac132: admin$ filebot -script fn:sysinfo
FileBot 4.8.2 (r5789)
JNA Native: 5.2.2
MediaInfo: 18.05
7-Zip-JBinding: 9.20
Chromaprint: 1.4.2
Extended Attributes: OK
Unicode Filesystem: OK
Script Bundle: 2018-08-14 (r534)
Groovy: 2.5.1
JRE: Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment 10.0.2
JVM: 64-bit Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM
CPU/MEM: 4 Core / 6 GB Max Memory / 38 MB Used Memory
OS: Mac OS X (x86_64)
HW: Darwin iMac132.local 17.7.0 Darwin Kernel Version 17.7.0: Thu Jun 21 22:53:14 PDT 2018; root:xnu-4570.71.2~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
DATA: /Users/admin/.filebot
Package: APP
License: UNREGISTERED
Done ヾ(@⌒ー⌒@)ノ
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Re: Filebot App Store and CLI

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The Mac App Store does not support or allow CLI tools:
viewtopic.php?t=5983

Please ask Apple Support for a refund, and then purchase a universal license instead, so you can keep using the standalone version. I guess the underlying issue is that starting with FileBot 4.8.2 it's no longer free, and thus the brew cask version is no longer free.

If you PM me your name / email / MAS purchase confirmation, then I can issue you a complimentary license.
:idea: Please read the FAQ and How to Request Help.
karloswins
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Re: Filebot App Store and CLI

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rednoah wrote: 12 Sep 2018, 08:39 The Mac App Store does not support or allow CLI tools:
viewtopic.php?t=5983

Please ask Apple Support for a refund, and then purchase a universal license instead, so you can keep using the standalone version. I guess the underlying issue is that starting with FileBot 4.8.2 it's no longer free, and thus the brew cask version is no longer free.

If you PM me your name / email / MAS purchase confirmation, then I can issue you a complimentary license.
Hello, I've just registered to send you a PM about this but new users can't send PM.

Regarding the refund, you can only ask Apple for a refund in the 14 days period after the purchase, so it is not an option right now for some of us.

Thanks for your work and support.
scsa001
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Re: Filebot App Store and CLI

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Hi,

I have the same problem after an upgrade to 4.8.3 from the app store. Is there any fix for app store buyers who use the CLI?

Thanks!
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You can request a complimentary 1 year license for the non-MAS version which does include the CLI. Please PM me your name / gmail / MAS purchase confirmation shared via gdrive for that.
:idea: Please read the FAQ and How to Request Help.
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I've been trying to PM you, but I haven't been "active" enough on the forum. I have the MAS purchased version and am getting the Unregistered prompt with FileBot CLI. Can I request one of those 1 year licenses you discussed?

Thanks!
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:idea: Please read the FAQ and How to Request Help.
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