Movie Explorer

If you love movies, you’ll love Movie Explorer. Now with full support for TV Shows.

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Movie Explorer Smart Indexing

Smart indexing

Movie Explorer scans all your internal, external and network drives for digital movie files like mkv, m4v, avi, mp4 and many other formats and saves them in a movie catalog for off line use.

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Movie Explorer Movie Metadata

Movie metadata

All your digital movie files are automatically mapped with cinematic metadata provided by The Movie Database. You can access your files by title, actor, director and more.

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Movie Explorer Technical Specifications

Technical specs

Movie Explorer also scans your files for technical data like encoding format, bit rate, video format, resolution, bit depth and audio specifications using the powerful MediaInfo library of MediaArea.

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Streamlined and easy-to-use.

Movie Explorer scans all your digital video files and maps them to cinema movie titles using smart filename analysis and with data provided by The Movie Database. The resulting catalog with beautiful rendered thumbnails is your starting point to play your movies, get info, enjoy art work, open IMDb and much more.

Movie Explorer Main Window

Get an in-depth look.

Press G on the keyboard to open the unique Gallery view, which let you browse through posters, photos and artwork of movies, cast and crew. This view is also the starting point to replace a movie thumbnail with an alternative one.

Movie Explorer Gallery Window

Everything you need to know.

If you want more info about a selected movie, just press I on the keyboard. The attractive designed Info view will pop up, showing all details about the movie, including photos of all actors. Clicking on an actor will open a new view, showing all related data including posters of all associated movies within your catalog. Likewise, clicking the Director field within the movie info opens the detail view of that director, including thumbnails of all related movies.

Movie Explorer Info Window

Find your movies fast and easy.

The search box on top of the app is your number one friend to find your movies fast. The search result is updated real-time while you type. Depending of the active view, you can search on movie title, actor name, director name, any other crew member, studio name and file name. The highly customizable sidebar enables you to filter your collection on criteria like file location, genres, countries, rating and much more.

Movie Explorer Search

Are you addicted to TV shows?

If you like TV Shows you’ll definitely love the TV Shows Add-on. This extends Movie Explorer with full support for TV Shows, including Watched status, History filters, automatic Watchlist and Trakt integration. The TV Shows Add-on is available as an In-app purchase.

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Movie Explorer TV Show Add-on

Be nerdy about your files.

The Files view shows all media files within your catalog accompanied with technical info such as encoding format, bit rate, video format, resolution, bit depth and audio specifications.

The Subtitles section in the Inspector shows both embedded and external subtitles of the selected file. In the Preferences of Movie Explorer you can even set a filter to show only the language of your preference. The Subtitles column shows a green icon when subtitles are available for your preferred language.

Movie Explorer Files View

Use any player to start.

Double-click any movie in Movie Explorer and it will be opened by the default associated app. By using the right click context menu, you can choose any video player installed on your Mac for opening a selected movie.

Movie Explorer Play

Get localized, be multilingual.

You can easily adjust the language used for movie and TV show titles, overviews, genres and poster art. There is even an update function to update a full catalog from one language into another language.

Availability of localized movie data cannot be guaranteed for all languages. Therefore you can also set a second language as fallback setting.

Movie Explorer Localized Data

Media Reviews



...automatically opens your videos in your favorite player and can even access IMDB to help you find more information about each title.
Si vous voulez gérer des films, sans passer par un media-center complet, c’est une solution à envisager.
Het is de ideale manier om je filmbibliotheek te beheren en je kan Movie Explorer ook gebruiken als startpunt voor het afspelen van films.
A must-have OS X application for anyone who loves movies.
...durs peut vite devenir un casse-tête sauf pour celles et ceux qui ont installé sur leur Movie Explorer.

Movie Explorer: inzicht in je films. Bij OMT worden we altijd blij wanneer we zien dat onze bezoekers toffe iOS- of Mac-apps maken.
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Make yourself happy and download Movie Explorer today. It's free! Start enjoying your movie files in a total new way.


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