To use FileBot you will be required to purchase a FileBot License.
FileBot is a custom application with only a basic custom AMC provided. we can not provide support for FileBot beyond installation.

FileBot has a tendancy to try and use resources outside of process limits which can cause problems. We would highly recommend an Indexer such as Sonarr/Radarr to oragnise your media.

For the FileBot installation script to work, you may have to do the following:


bash <(wget -qO-

Importing Your License

In order for your FileBot to work correctly now, it is now required you acquire a license. This license file can be uploaded via FTP or you can create a new file with nano and paste the license key.

bash <(wget -qO-

Activating your license can also be done manually by running the command below.

Installation of AMC script

Installation of AMC script for Rtorrent, Deluge or Transmission.

bash <(wget -qO-

AMC scripts automatically organizes your latest media to your library. Once new media is detected, 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.


bash <(wget -qO-


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

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.

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.

Revision #6
Created 6 July 2022 16:27:53 by Raikiri
Updated 17 April 2023 10:22:34 by Varg