How to import Custom Formats
Here I will try to explain how you can manually import Custom Formats for Sonarr v4+.
Keep in mind Custom Formats are made to fine tune your Quality Profile.
Generally, quality trumps all
How to Copy/Paste the JSON from the site
In this example I will use the BR-DISK Custom Format, the one most people don't want to download anyway. And if you do, then you probably don't use any of the Starr apps or Plex, being both don't support it.
Visit the Collection of Custom Formats and select BR-DISK from the table.
Expand the JSON for BR-DISK
Then click the copy icon in the top right corner
How to import a JSON Custom Format
Add a new Custom Format
Then click on the to add a new Custom Format.
Import the Custom Format
Followed by the
Import in the lower left.
Paste the Custom Format
JSON in the empty
Custom Format JSON box (1) that you got from the Custom Format Collection followed by the
Import button (2).
Save the Custom Format
After selecting the
Import button you will get a screen that has all the Custom Formats variables filled in correctly,
all you need to do now is click on the
Save button and you're done.
Setup the scores in your Quality Profile
After you've added the Custom Formats, You will need to set it up in the Quality Profile you want to use/prefer to make use of the Custom Formats. How this is done is explained HERE
Start adding other Custom Formats wisely
Start adding more Custom Formats wisely, Don't add all the available Custom Formats!!!
Check out the How to setup Custom Formats where I will explain how to make the most use of custom formats and show some personal examples that I'm using. You can use these examples to get an idea on how to setup yours.
This can be done also automatically with one of the TRaSH Sync Applications,
more info can be found Here
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