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{{Addon
'''Download and Install XBMC'''
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|Name=The MovieDB
 
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|provider-name=Team XBMC
You can get the XBMC here:
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|ID=metadata.themoviedb.org
 
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|latest-version=1.4.3
http://xbmc.org/download/
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|extension point=xbmc.metadata.scraper.movies
 
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|provides=
==Windows==
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|Summary=TMDB Movie Scraper
 
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|Description=themoviedb.org is a free and open movie database. It's completely user driven by people like you. TMDb is currently used by millions of people every month and with their powerful API, it is also used by many popular media centers like XBMC to retrieve Movie Metadata, Posters and Fanart to enrich the user's experience.
Click the Windows-Logo to get the newest stable Windows-Build for your machine. Download the Setup-File and install it. It will also install the needed libraries (DirectX, C++), so it will take a little bit to complete.
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|Platform=all
 
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|icon url=<img size=150>http://mirrors.xbmc.org/addons/eden-pre/metadata.themoviedb.org/icon.png</img>}}
==Mac OS==
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Download the current Mac-Version by clicking on the OSX-Logo (or – if you run a PPC – on the OSX- PPC-Link beneath the logo) and save the DMG-File to your drive. Install the DMG by clicking on it. Drag XBMC to your application folder as usual. You can delete the DMG-File after installation.
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==Linux==
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The installation varies between the different distributions of Linux. You may want to take a look at the XBMC-Wiki; you’ll find instructions for the various distributions: [[HOW-TO:Install XBMC for Linux]]
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After the installation launch your XBMC. You will be presented with the following screen:
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[[File:Dharma Guide 01.png]]
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You will notice that you cannot do anything right now, the Videos-Section is completely empty and so is everything else. We are going to change that in the next step.
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Revision as of 22:13, 16 October 2011

The MovieDB
<img width="256" src="http://mirrors.xbmc.org/addons/eden-pre/metadata.themoviedb.org/icon.png</img>"/>
Author: Team XBMC

Type: Movie information
Version: 1.4.3
Repo: XBMC.org (v12)
XBMC.org (v11)
Built-in add-ons

Summary: TMDB Movie Scraper
Home icon grey.png   ▶ Add-ons ▶ The MovieDB

themoviedb.org is a free and open movie database. It's completely user driven by people like you. TMDb is currently used by millions of people every month and with their powerful API, it is also used by many popular media centers like XBMC to retrieve Movie Metadata, Posters and Fanart to enrich the user's experience.

Installing

To install this add-on you must do so from the Add-on manager from within XBMC by going to:

  1. Settings
  2. Add-ons
  3. Get add-ons
  4. XBMC.org Add-ons
  5. Movie information
  6. The Movie Database
  7. Install
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