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Radarr is an independent fork of Sonarr reworked for automatically downloading movies via Usenet and BitTorrent.

The project was inspired by other Usenet/BitTorrent movie downloaders such as CouchPotato.

Getting Started

Installation Docker Setup Guide FAQ

If you are using Docker please ensure your Docker paths are setup correctly using this guide to facilitate hardlinks and minimize permissions issues.


Please note that v0.2 will only have critical bugs resolved as of August 2020. Any additional development or features will be soley in V3.

Release Type Branch: develop (stable) Branch: nightly (semi-unstable) Branch: aphrodite (very-unstable)
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Site and API Status

Radarr is currently undergoing rapid development and pull requests are actively added into the repository.


Current Features

  • Adding new movies with lots of information, such as trailers, ratings, etc.
  • Support for major platforms: Windows, Linux, macOS, Raspberry Pi, etc.
  • Can watch for better quality of the movies you have and do an automatic upgrade. eg. from DVD to Blu-Ray
  • Automatic failed download handling will try another release if one fails
  • Manual search so you can pick any release or to see why a release was not downloaded automatically
  • Full integration with SABnzbd and NZBGet
  • Automatically searching for releases as well as RSS Sync
  • Automatically importing downloaded movies
  • Recognizing Special Editions, Director's Cut, etc.
  • Identifying releases with hardcoded subs
  • All indexers supported by Sonarr also supported
  • New PassThePopcorn Indexer
  • QBittorrent, Deluge, rTorrent, Transmission and uTorrent download client (Other clients are coming)
  • New TorrentPotato Indexer
  • Torznab Indexer now supports Movies (Works well with Jackett)
  • Scanning PreDB to know when a new release is available
  • Importing movies from various online sources, such as IMDb Watchlists or Trakt (v3) (A complete list can be found here)
  • Full integration with Kodi, Plex (notification, library update)
  • And a new beautiful UI (v3)
  • Importing Metadata such as trailers or subtitles
  • Adding metadata such as posters and information for Kodi and others to use
  • Advanced customization for profiles, such that Radarr will always download the copy you want

Feature Requests

Configuring the Development Environment



  • Make sure all the required software mentioned above are installed
  • Clone the repository into your development machine (info)
  • Install the required Node Packages yarn install
  • Start gulp to monitor your dev environment for any changes that need post processing using yarn start command.

Gulp must be running at all times while you are working with Radarr client source files.


  • To build run sh build.sh

Note: Windows users must have bash available to do this. If you installed git, you should have a git bash utility that works.


  • Open Radarr.sln in Visual Studio 2019 or run the build.sh script, if Mono is installed. Alternatively you can use Jetbrains Rider, since it works on all Platforms.
  • Make sure NzbDrone.Console is set as the startup project
  • Run build.sh before running, or build in VS


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A fork of Sonarr to work with movies à la Couchpotato.

Radarr Info

⭐ Stars 5904
🔗 Homepage radarr.video
🔗 Source Code github.com
🕒 Last Update 8 months ago
🕒 Created 6 years ago
🐞 Open Issues 330
➗ Star-Issue Ratio 18
😎 Author Radarr