Remember watched tv episodes, resume from where you left off
folderplay is a small tool that helps you remember watched tv episodes :sparkles:
Its goal is to resume playback from the episode you left off with a single button press. It doesn't use any integrated players so you can still use your favourite one.
🚩 Table of Contents
- Continue playback with a single button press
- Play with your favoure video player
- Filter and search your playlist
- Displays general media info
- Supports basic command line interface
- Minimalistic GUI
- Supports multiple color styles
- Supports multiple icon sets
- No installation required - the whole program is a single executable file
- Cross platform - supports all three major platforms (Windows, MacOS, Linux) thanks to
⚙️ How it works
folderplay scans for known extensions in the current working directory and all subdirectories. It marks the files as
unwatched by checking for a specific prefix in the filename. It also searches for a list of predefined players for current operating systems. If the application can't find one, it will throw a warning and will ask you to select the player. When you hit the play button
folderplay spawns a new process with the selected player, freezes the UI and waits for the process to exit. When the playes process exits
folderplay will rename the media file by prepending a prefix to its filename to mark it as watched.
Prebuilt binaries for macOS and Windows can be downloaded from the GitHub releases page.
:warning: Note that the binaries were not thoroughly tested across different platforms and might not work correctly.
The recommended installation method is using
pip install folderplay
If you're on Linux, you have to additionally install
libmediainfo-dev. For Debian-based systems it's as simple as running
sudo apt-get install libmediainfo-dev
After installation, the
fplay command will be available. Check the command line section for supported commands.
Simply drop the executable into the directory where your media resides and run it. The application will scan all directories and subdirectories for known extensions.
By default the app runs in
basic view mode. You can toggle to the more advanced view by pressing the gear button. From there you can select the video player to use (
folderplay will try to search for existing video players and will warn you on start up if it didn't find one).
You can filter your media list using the search form. The list also has supports context menu with some handy commands.
Clone master branch or checkout a specific tag
git clone https://github.com/hurlenko/folderplay.git
Create new virtual environment inside of the
python3 -m venv venv source venv/bin/activate # Linux / MacOs venv\Scripts\activate # Windows
pip install -r requirements.txt
Now either run the application
python -m folderplay
Or create an executable (will be save inside of the
python -m PyInstaller folderplay.spec
🖥️ Command line interface
fplay supports these commands
Usage: fplay [OPTIONS] <directory> Options: --version Show the version and exit. -p, --player <path> Host player binary -s, --style <name> Color style: dark, light, fusion, native -i, --icons <name> Icon set: material, feather --help Show this message and exit.
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