Radarr/Radarr

Add Audio/Video Combinations As A Quality Option

bassrock asked for this feature 6 months ago — 6 comments

bassrock commented 6 months ago

For instance, one may get a download stopping at 1080p quality but the audio is only 2.0 or 5.1, when they really want 7.1 DTS. So instead of adding just an audio quality, there should be an audio/video quality combination.

| geogolem commented 5 months ago

definitely useful!

| Pwtucker commented 5 months ago

It might be useful two create two quality list, one for video and one for audio. That way you set a cut off quality for each.

Audio quality

Atmos/DT:X True-HD/DTS-MA DTS DD 2.0

| Pwtucker commented 5 months ago

It might be useful two create two quality list, one for video and one for audio. That way you set a cut off quality for each.

Audio quality

Atmos/DT:X True-HD/DTS-MA DTS DD 2.0

| geogolem commented 5 months ago

just tagging this here for reference since it refers to something related: http://feathub.com/Radarr/Radarr/+68

| sirupflex commented 3 months ago

Yes, for me audio is as important as video. An automated downloader does not help me if I cannot control what kind of audio I get. I do not watch movies with something less than a 5.1 audio track. I'm not sure how feasible it is to have a combination of audio and video quality. If it is, it's fine for me. As a very minimum, I'd require a button / flag where I can say "don't download Stereo-only movies".

Even better would be to have an option to activate "consider audio quality priority" where I have a list of audio quality, e.g. - DTS:X - Dolby Atmos - DTS-HD MA 7.1 - DD True HD 7.1 - DTS-HD MA 5.1 - DTS 5.1 - DD/AC3 5.1 - 2.0 (any codec)

First of all, I can de-select all audio qualities that I don't want. Also, it's considered as a priority. Means, if video quality has let's say 1080p as a requirement, then it would try to find the one 1080p file with the best audio quality. If it finds a 1080p DD5.1 video and a stereo one, it downloads the DD5.1 version. If the movie is afterwards still monitored and it finds a 1080p DTS-HD 7.1 version later, then replace it with this version.

To take it one further step, one could also imagine an option saying "Prefer audio over video quality". This would mean the following: If, as an example, video allows for 720p and 1080p and audio for DD5.1, DTS5.1 and DTS-HD 7.1, then e.g. a 720p DTS-HD 7.1 would be preferred over an 1080p DD5.1 version. If that option is not set, then the video quality will have priority, means it would select the 1080p DD5.1 in this example (but not a 1080p AAC2.0 version).

It may sound a bit complex here but I think it's very straight forward when implemented as options. Please remember that Radarr is about downloading movies, and for many of us the audio quality is as important as the video quality. And, again, as a simple and easy minimum implementation, a simple "do not consider movies with 2.0 audio" would already help for a start. Thank you.

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