Multiple versions of a movie

2 posts were merged into an existing topic: Emby/Jellyfin select version

Infuse’s Twitter sent me here with my issue, which is similar but not exactly the same. But as it goes in the same direction, it may not be very wrong here.

This one is one of a plex user: I’m connected to multiple Plex Servers. Some of the have the same movie or the same TV show. If so, they all get listed separately, instead of being unified into one item. Here’s an example of it at tv shows:

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This is the suggestions forum where you can show your support for a requested feature.

Don’t forget that you need to click the like button on the first post in this thread to show your support for this suggestion! :wink:

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@NC_Bullseye Thanks, just hit the heart. However, I’m in doubt that a feature from 2017 will ever be added given the fact that it hasn’t been added in the past 4,5 years :slight_smile: But maybe I get surprised.

I desperately need this feature and already pressed the like button.
Could you please tell me which stage are we in. Is it coming soon?

If you notice at the top of this thread it is currently tagged as “wishlist”

You can read about the different tags here.

+1 it would be a nice addition since inFuse doesn’t transcode, as for me It would help me to choose a movie resolution for my phone while roaming and one for my TV while rooting in my couch

I don’t understand how Infuse can match my viewing progress across multiple versions and multiple servers — ie recognize that it’s the same movie — but it can’t just collapse them into one poster and let me choose the version like I already can within eg Plex content. Surely most of the work is done!

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I finally bit the bullet and got a 4k TV and now I have a mix of TVs in my house. I would really like it if this feature had some movement. It’s a good suggestion, but for some reason, it’s not been commented on at all by development. If it’s not going to be moved out of the wishlist category, why not? Give some feedback instead of leaving people hanging. Right now it’s the top-rated request, has been a request since 2017, and no reason given why it shouldn’t or hasn’t been implemented other than it just hasn’t yet.

Why even have the suggestions board?

I made an account to say this is the only reason I am not using infuse, and would get premium otherwise. I have several movies with multiple cuts and resolutions, and infuse is currently unusable.

Glad to see Custom Collections in-progress for 7.4 even though it has literally half of the likes on the OP then this feature.

I know we aren’t really entitled to any development feedback but if the metric we are encouraged to do to show our support is like the OP & features with far fewer likes are chosen over this without even a peep as to the community doing the liking of the suggestion features.

It just makes the liking of suggestions seem pointless as features will be chosen at will anyways without any kind of acknowledgment on suggested features that aren’t even going to be moved into “researching”.

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Yeah I wish they would acknowledge it at least! I tried out MrMC and it has version selection.

Does MrMC just differentiate on resolution or can it handle alternate cuts (i.e. Theatrical vs Directors Cut or Extended Edition, etc.) ? TMDB doesn’t seem to know how to handle alternate cuts either.

This is on their roadmap but still might be a while. We might want to see this as a separate entry since it could have different cover, cast, runtime, etc.

At least the iOS app is based on the same titling as Emby, so yes it works for cuts. Unfortunately mrMC hasn’t been updated awhile but it shows it’s doable.

Yep. Major difference between supporting the same movie with different resolution, codecs, bit rate, etc. against an alternate version of the movie which as you state is likely to have different run time and maybe different cast and artwork.

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I have 2 files, one 4K and one 1080p, and Infuse creates two separate entries, clogging up the app. Is it really that hard to just merge them into one movie, and have the two resolutions as an option?


Not currently but I moved your post to a currently running thread requesting this feature.

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waiting for this new feature.

Don’t forget that you need to click the like button on the first post in this thread to show your support for this suggestion! :wink:

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