[DOCS] --apply post-processing features

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[DOCS] --apply post-processing features

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Apply Post-Processing Features via Rename

Post-processing features can be enabled for newly renamed files via Image Renaming SettingsImage Post Process.

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Apply Post-Processing Features via Filter

Post-processing features can be applied to an existing set of files via AttributesImage Apply assuming that xattr metadata is readily available.
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Apply Post-Processing Features via the --apply option from Terminal

--apply can be added to -rename, -find and -mediainfo commands to enable common post-processing tasks for newly renamed files or previously renamed files.

e.g.

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--apply artwork nfo url metadata


Fetch artwork
Fetch artwork for movie / series / season folders:

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--apply artwork
:idea: The --apply artwork cover nfo url post-processing features assume a {plex} compatible folder structure.


Fetch cover images
Fetch folder.jpg files for movie / series folders:

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--apply cover

Export NFO files
Generate *.nfo files for movie / series folders:

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--apply nfo

Export URL files
Generate *.url files for movie / series folders:

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--apply url

Export .xattr folders
Generate hidden .xattr folders with xattr metadata in plain file format:

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--apply metadata
:idea: The FileBot Xattr Metadata Scanners & Plug-ins for Plex uses .xattr folders to avoid cross-platform and cross-device limitations of native filesystem xattr.


Import companion files
Copy companion files (e.g. trailers, subtitles, artwork, etc) along from the original folder to the new location:

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--apply import

Transcode subtitle files
Transcode existing plain text subtitle files to SRT format / UTF-8 encoding:

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--apply srt
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Fetch subtitle files
Fetch missing subtitle files in the preferred language:

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--apply subtitles

Set creation date
Set the Last-Modified and Creation-Date timestamp to the episode airdate / movie release date:

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--apply date

Set Finder tags
Set Finder tags on macOS:

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--apply finder
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Reveal files
Reveal newly moved / copied files in Windows Explorer / Finder / File Manager:

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--apply reveal

Prune empty folders
Delete left-behind empty folders:

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--apply prune

Delete clutter files
Delete left-behind clutter files and folders:

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--apply clean

Write media tags
Write mkv and mp4 tags via the mkvpropedit (i.e. mkvtoolnix package) and AtomicParsley (i.e. atomicparsley package) command-line tools:

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--apply tags

Refresh file services
Refresh file services and media library:

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--apply refresh
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