NZBget CouchPotato Synology configure to download movies

Configuring CouchPotato NZBget Synology in this tutorial. We are going to configure CouchPotato in combination with NZBget. To automatically download the movies you want from the newsgroups.

Configure CouchPotato Synology

couchpotato first time ready

Once you’ve opened CouchPotato. With your internet browser. Scroll down and click “I’m ready to start the awesomeness”.

couchpotato settings

Now click on the bottom left of the gear. And then opt for Settings.

couchpotato-advance settings

At the top right you see a slider. Slide it to the right. So the bar turns red.

General CouchPotato

Under the tablad general. Please fill in your details below.



Port This is standard at 5050. But I always change these to the same range as my NZBGet. So port 8086 is going to be my.

Searcher Couchpotato

Now we go to the tablad Searcher. Here is a indication of which source CouchPotato should start looking for.

couchpotato movies search settings

You can see the option here Search for movies even before there is an ETA. Enabling this will probably get you a lot of fakes. If you leave this out then it may be that movies that have good quality are not yet downloaded. This is because they are not officially available yet. You will notice this especially that Webdl downloads. These usually appear earlier than the official release date

The choice is your own to turn this on or not. If you turn it on, you’re more likely to get fake downloads.

Under Newznab, you have to give up a Newznab provider. See this page for a list of NewzNab servers. With the extra Score you can indicate which CoucPotato should try first. But watch out! If you also use other programs, such as Sonarr or SickBeard. Then you do need enough API requests.

NZBClub and Binsearch I advise you not. Because then a lot of junk is downloaded.

Category CouchPotato

Now we go to the tablad Category.

Now you have to give up the following to your own taste. This is what I gave up. So I don’t want 3D movies and HD-TS. But i’d like a DTS audio track.

global filters couchpotato

Preferred x264,DTS,

Required is empty with me.

Ignored TC720P,HD-TS,SBS,german, french, truefrench, danish, swedish, spanish, italian, korean, dubbed, swesub, korsub, dksubs, vain

Qualities CouchPotato

Now go to the tablad Qualities.

You should also set this up to your own taste.

This is wax I did. The first is the most important thing.

1080 Tick Finish.

72p Tick Finish.

If you turn it on the finish mark. Then CouchPotato stops looking for better quality.

Downloaders CouchPotato

Now we go to the tablad Downloaders.

Look up NZBGet here. And slide the bar to the right.

nbbget set couchpotato

Please enter the details below.

Host “locahost:8085” After the colon: Enter the port of NZBGet that you use.

Password This is the password of nbzget.

Category “Movies” Leave this out. This is very, very important!

Click Test NZBGet. If the test went well. Then you can move on to the next step.

Notifications CouchPotato Synology

Now we go to the tablad Notifications. Here you can give a signal to your media player. To update. So your movie libary is updated with your newly downloaded movies.

Notifications CouchPotato Synology couchpotato

I use Kodi. So I’ll give up below.

So host ip-address-of-your-media player:8084 This is not localhost.

Username from Kodi.

Password by Kodi.

Turn on Only First.

Configure CouchPotato NZBget Synology

You’re almost done now. Now all we have to do is set up NZBget so that the movies end up in the right folder. Open NZBget in your browser.

nzbget set up synology couchpotato

Go to Settings. And then to Categories.

Name must be Movies. At DestDir, you need to specify where you want your movies to be saved.

Map rights set well for CouchPotato

We need to put the rights folder right where your movies are stored. Otherwise, CocuhPotato can’t write this off.

Open the page of your Synology nas.

synology file drive

Open File Station.

Find the right folder.

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Click the folder with your right mouse. Choose Properties. Then choose Permission. And then Make.

You are now done with the CouchPotato configuration synology manual with NZBget. It’s time to start downloading movies!

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