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CouchPotato Chrome extension – easily add movies to download queue

Recently, RuudBurger, a CouchPotato developer, revamped the CouchPotato Chrome extension (aka userscript) that makes adding movies to your CouchPotato queue a breeze. For those who do not know, CouchPotato is an awesome little app that automates downloading movies. If this sounds interesting, then follow our guides on installing CouchPotato (Ubuntu / Windows) and configuring CouchPotato. Once you have done that, install and setup the CouchPotato Chrome extension as shown in this post to simplify downloading movies.

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Install CouchPotato Chrome extension

Installation is as simple as any other Chrome addon. Visit the CouchPotato Chrome extension page through your Chrome browser and click on “Add to Chrome” button.

CouchPotato Chrome Extension
CouchPotato Chrome Extension

Integrate CouchPotato Chrome plugin

First open your CouchPotato web interface in your browser and login if you have to. Then, as shown in the picture below, click on step 2 to complete the integration of the CouchPotato Chrome plugin with your CouchPotato server.

CouchPotato Chrome Extension Setup
CouchPotato Chrome Extension Setup

That is all there is to it.

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CouchPotato Chrome extension in Action

After successful installation and configuration if you are viewing any movie details on movie database sites such as IMDB or RottenTomatoes, the plugin button become active and you can add the movie to your download queue with as few as two clicks.

CouchPotato Chrome Plugin in Action
CouchPotato Chrome Plugin in Action

Go ahead, install and enjoy the all new CouchPotato Chrome extension.

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Anand is a self-learned computer enthusiast, a part-time blogger, and a Food Scientist by career. He has been blogging since 2010 on Linux, Ubuntu, Home/Media/File Servers, XBMC, and related HOW-TOs (read more).


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