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FlexGet is a program aimed to automate downloading or processing content (torrents, podcasts, etc.) from different sources like RSS-feeds, html-pages, various sites and more.

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FlexGet is a multipurpose automation tool for content like torrents, nzbs, podcasts, comics, series, movies, etc. It can use different kinds of sources like RSS-feeds, html pages, csv files, search engines and there are even plugins for sites that do not provide any kind of useful feeds.


Flexget uses a YAML based configuration file. The following example will look in the RSS feed in the link, will match any item that match the series names and download it:

    - some series
    - another series
    download: /tvshows

There are numerous plugins that allow utilizing FlexGet in interesting ways and more are being added continuously.

FlexGet is extremely useful in conjunction with applications which have watch directory support or provide interface for external utilities like FlexGet. To get a sense of the many things that can be done with FlexGet you can take a look in our cookbook.






FlexGet is installable via pip with the command:

pip install flexget

For more detailed instructions see the installation guide.

How to use GIT checkout

Refer to development guide.

If you don’t want to use virtualenv there’s file which can be used to run FlexGet without virtualenv, note that you will need to install all required dependencies yourself.

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