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Media Preparation

Movie Naming
This file naming guide applies to movies, home videos and music videos. For tv episode naming, see TV naming. Library Setup When setting up the library, m...
TV Naming
For a simple TV folder structure, the recommended folder layout is Series (year)\Season #\Episode or Series (year)\Episode.  When setting up the library...
Music Naming
The recommended folder structure for music is Artist\Album\Song \Music     \Artist Name        \Album Name           1- Song.mp3           2- Song.mp3 T...
Audio Book Naming
The recommended folder structure for audio books is Author\Book Name\Chapter. \AudioBooks     \Author        \Book Name           1- Chapter 1.mp3        ...
Metadata Manager
One of the areas in which MediaBrowser shines as a media server is the metadata management. The server has a metadata manager which allows you to view all o...
Book Naming
This file naming guide applies to books, both electronic and audio books. Library Setup When setting up the library, make sure to select Books as the cont...
3D Videos
Identify using the web interface A video can be identified as 3D using the the metadata manager. Simply edit a video: Then select the 3D format: Ide...
Excluding Files & Folders
To exclude a folder from the library scan, simply place a file inside the folder named .ignore This will cause Emby to ignore all subfolders as well.
Media Stubs
Emby has support for offline media stub files. These are files that represent a media outside of the online digital infrastructure and allow Emby's lib...
Strm Files
Various internet video and audio streams can be played back in Emby as if they were locally stored on your media center by using STRM files. As long as the ...