FileBot is the ultimate tool for organizing and renaming your Movies, TV Shows and Anime as well as fetching subtitles and artwork.

Initial Setup


To use Filebot you will be required to purchase a FileBot License

For the installers and the AMC scripts hosted here to work, you may have to do the following:


You can install the latest version below by copying the command to your shell (SSH) terminal. Should you encounter issues with the current version, it could be worth following the Uninstallation instructions and running the "Previous Version" installer command.

Latest Version (4.9.4)

bash <(wget -qO-

Previous Version (4.9.3)

bash <(wget -qO-

Importing Your License

In order for your Filebot to work correctly now, it is now required you aqquire a license. The command below will import your license in to Filebot. This license file can be uploaded via FTP or you can create a new file with nano and paste the license key.


Version 4.9.4+

Version 3.9.0 - 4.9.4


For any issues/bugs pertaining to FileBot, you may do so to the following channels:

AMC Scripts

AMC scripts automatically organizes your latest torrent downloads to your library. Once a torrent finishes downloading, by default, the scripts do the following:

You can also edit the scripts to your liking to automate more of your setup. For more information on AMC options, you can visit this link for more information.


Before adding the scripts, make sure to do the following:



Event: Torrent Complete
Command: paste the output of readlink -f ~/scripts/amc/ (eg. /homexx/username/amc/scripts/


app-transmission stop

wget -P ~/scripts/amc && chmod +rx ~/scripts/amc/

sed -i 's#^ "script-torrent-done-enabled".*# "script-torrent-done-enabled": true,#' "$HOME"/.config/transmission-daemon/settings.json

sed -i 's#^ "script-torrent-done-filename".*# "script-torrent-done-filename": "'"$HOME"'/scripts/amc/",#' "$HOME"/.config/transmission-daemon/settings.json app-transmission restart

to apply the changes

Troubleshooting FAQ for FileBot

Why doesn’t Filebot work? It used to!

Unfortunately, this is because of the TVDB API update around six months ago. The endpoints were updated in the latest versions of filebot. We provide the last FOSS version. To keep using Filebot, you will need to purchase your license, import and update your filebot on your slot. You may also find other alternatives.

Upgrading and importing your filebot license:

Updated AMC script with guide:

Why does Filebot keep crashing?

Filebot is designed to compliment torrent clients on our infrastructure. Java, which is one of the dependencies of filebot, has a 1GB proclimit and is not recommended for running filebot in a cron or manage a whole folder at once. This type of action could quickly saturate an entire server’s cores.