Our customers made these suggestions for improving Ombi. Suggestions for improving Ombi.
Ombi is a self-hosted web application that automatically gives your shared Plex or Emby users the ability to request content by themselves! Ombi can be linked to multiple TV Show and Movie DVR tools to create a seamless end-to-end experience for your users.
Sort Actor Discover Pages
I'm not sure if there's currently a method to the madness that is the Actor Discovery pages, but I'd love to be able to sort it by Average User Score/Date
Suggested by: Nick (14 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 23 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
Report other Issue types
Currently users can report issues with content only. I would like to be able to report other issue eg. Plex, server etc
Suggested by: Duncan (26 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 1
Change Root Folder After Approved
I auto-approve Movies and manually approve Shows. There are several movies I need to manually edit the location of in Radarr so it goes to the right library. It'd ...
Suggested by: CarnivorouZ (31 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Sep, '22 • Comments: 1
Import already existing movies from radarr and sonarr to Requests
If sonarr or radarr is already in use, they contain movies. If I search on Ombi for a movie, it cannot be recognized that it is already in radarr or sonarr (any ...
Suggested by: Fabian (02 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Sep, '21 • Comments: 1
Add setting to disable albums tab under requests
Suggested by: Emily Clarke (25 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 09 Dec, '21 • Comments: 1
Suppress un-aired shows
Hide shows that have an aired date > today. The attached screen shot was taken on 9/25/2021. Shows 7-10 shouldn't be displayed as those air dates could change or ...
Suggested by: andcbii (25 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 09 Oct, '22 • Comments: 0
Limit which libraries users can see
So here is a hypothetical. I have 3 plex libraries I have imported into Ombi. Plex User A only has access too 2 of those libraries through Plex but as of right now in ...
Suggested by: Austin (18 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Apr, '22 • Comments: 0
Add ability to adjust the log level
Currently, the log level is alway at `Info`, there is no way to reduce it to `warn` or `error` levels.
Suggested by: Justin Kromlinger (22 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 09 Mar, '22 • Comments: 0
Send notification to rocket.chat server
Suggested by: Stephen (18 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 28 Oct, '22 • Comments: 0
Button to Collapse Menu regardless of Window Size
Suggested by: shaggyze (08 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 10 Sep, '21 • Comments: 0
quite sure OmbiV3 showed digital release date as well. Please add to V4 (preferably in the summary page)
Suggested by: Erwin (11 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 26 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
Add "Media" Tab
Additional to Search, Requests, User Managements etc. add a "Media" Tab where the available media (source should be the media server) are displayed and a play button ...
Suggested by: Fabian (02 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Dec, '21 • Comments: 0
Make Apprise an option for notifications
It's a microservice that routes notifications for you, making it easy to centralize where everything is configured. It makes it easy to make changes across multiple ...
Suggested by: Thatguy (22 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 07 May, '22 • Comments: 1
Possibility to delete tv shows/movies
I'd like to be able that the user (or an admin) who requested a movie/tv show, is also able to delete the files if needed. This should (for me) remove the request in ...
Suggested by: Chris DC (11 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 29 Jul, '21 • Comments: 1
improved search function
I.e.: I'm looking for the movie 'a beautiful day 2017'. Sorry, nothing matches your search! 'a beautiful day' brings up lot of movies. On the advanced search I ...
Suggested by: calmar (04 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Jun, '22 • Comments: 0
Separate Popular, Trending and Upcoming pages in grid view
On the discover page, the Popular, Trending or Upcoming section, a user on a desktop device must use the arrows to display 4 items at the time + on a mobile device ...
Suggested by: hdebeuf (15 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Save Movies to locations based on Genre (using existing Root Path locations)
Allow saving of movies based on Movie Genre's (define default genre tags for each Root Folder) Each Root Folder should have tag identifiers that sort the Requested ...
Suggested by: qqq (25 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 25 Jan • Comments: 0
Discover by Network (TV Shows)
Similar to another request about discovery by streaming service, I see when viewing an individual show it says what TV network the show is available on, such as CBS, ...
Suggested by: Justin (16 Jun, '21) • Upvoted: 26 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
Separate the title and the Year in two distinct columns for movies
In the Movies request view having the Title and the Year in two distinct columns will make it easier to sort and process the requests
Suggested by: JDA (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 12 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Implement link to imdb and plex in Notification Template Variables
I want send a link to plex and imdb with Notification email to the users. Is it possible to create av Notification Variable for this. The link is already at the ...
Suggested by: Hans (14 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 02 Dec, '22 • Comments: 0
"Top of page" icon
"Top of page" icon that appears after scrolling down at least 1 page in height. This could be on any long pages, including settings or user menus, but at least on the ...
Suggested by: Bill (07 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Better Visibility to Movie Status - Banners
Currently, there is a thin green bar if a movie is in the library. A casual user will miss this. The line could be thicker, or perhaps there could be a "sash" ...
Suggested by: Daniel Curran (14 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Sep, '21 • Comments: 0
Add Icons (or else) on posters to determine the type of media shown
For merged content only (the "Combined" Tab) When we combine medias together, it can be difficult to make the difference between movies and tv shows. This could ...
Suggested by: Dabu (06 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Make "Requested by" column sortable
Every column in the requests overview is sortable but "Requested by"
Suggested by: BestSuggest (01 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Oct, '22 • Comments: 0
Ability to add custom request status / location
I use Ombi to track all the media i want but its hard to track what i actually have "on hold" and under who's account i held them. I also try to track location like ...
Suggested by: Blackbird (27 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 23 Feb • Comments: 0
Request Drop Down Option to Select Request Method
It would be great instead of having the Request on Behalf of button being hidden behind the cog wheel; if it could somehow be combined with the current request ...
Suggested by: Jay (09 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Nov, '21 • Comments: 1
Is it possible to make a gallery with user made themes? Something like wordpress where you just need to click to make your app look different.
Suggested by: Jed (24 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Nov, '21 • Comments: 1
"Show not yet available" status
The "Processing" status is not very informative to the user. I would like to see a "Show not yet available" status (or "Can't find media source", etc) which would ...
Suggested by: Eric (23 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Dec, '21 • Comments: 1
User request count
On the user page, I'd like to be able to see the count of requests made.
Suggested by: Andrew (05 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Public Request Page
A page we can send to people and they can search and add content without having to create an account. Maybe with a simple passcode
Suggested by: josh (02 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 11 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Media Filters to control how requests get handled
It would be nice to be able to set filters similar to Petio where you can create filters to control requests. For example I have multiple folders in Sonarr/Radarr ...
Suggested by: ech0 (10 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 19 Feb • Comments: 0
Requests get sent to both Couch Potato and Radarr at the same time
For many reasons this can bee handy, As the title days, I think it is a good feature to be able to make a request and have it sent to both Couchpotato and Radarr. ...
Suggested by: ramy (23 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 04 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
The ability to UNrequest a selection
Some people have a knack for clicking options in error, usually as a result of acting before reading. The same some people sometimes regret their choice and wish they ...
Suggested by: Melissa (12 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 24 Oct, '20 • Comments: 2
Permission to request only most recent season
Only allow users access to the most recent TV season. Thus preventing long-running shows like The Simpsons 600+ episodes from nuking ingress server.
Suggested by: bbentley (20 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 05 Sep, '21 • Comments: 1
Tv season banner
Would it be possible to add a banner similar to the banner for "Approved" so that TV shows, have the following : Ended Returning
Suggested by: Luke (12 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 17 Jan, '21 • Comments: 1
Hide *Arr Services that aren't added
As every installation of Ombi is unique, it would be interesting to hide filters and services that aren't added. For example, I don't have Lidarr for Music and it ...
Suggested by: Dabu (06 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 31 Jan, '21 • Comments: 1
Select Save location
Would love if when making a, you could select which folder it should go to. Like i have Movies and Kids movies, and same with TV shows. Would be great if when a movie ...
Suggested by: Senivar (12 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 17 May, '21 • Comments: 1
Ability to download special episodes for series
Suggested by: SeedySeeder (17 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 07 Feb, '22 • Comments: 0
Set root folder by quality profile and give the user a choice of N number of profiles
I have a Radarr default 1080p profile and a default root folder of Host/Movies. I created another profile for 4K and another root folder of Host/4K Movies. As an ...
Suggested by: Jaret (10 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 28 Nov, '21 • Comments: 0
Chromecast (W/ Remote) App
Really hard to find a plex requestor app that works with the Chromecast with remote.
Suggested by: Daniel (07 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
alter the order of events in log page
When viewing logs, the log is displayed by oldest event first, it would be handy if the logs had an option of display order so you could select newest events first
Suggested by: Chris Barton (11 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 10 Mar, '21 • Comments: 0
deletion of multiple requests
option to delete several unsuccessful "pending requests" because of: language errors ect ..
Suggested by: Lulu80 (05 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Select default quality Based on movie age
I am interested in the feature to auto select quality profile based on movie age Example Movie 2010> = Select quality profile ANY Movie 2010+<=Select quality ...
Suggested by: Brad (21 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 21 Jul, '22 • Comments: 0
AVAILABLE Tag more predominant
Blinky? Sparkly? I feel this should grab a users attention more to say "It is available!" and maybe link to Plex?
Suggested by: Daniel Curran (14 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Sep, '21 • Comments: 0
Change metadata provider for TV
Hello Would it be possible to change the data provider for the series. to have the French translation. in what I understood with the current provider the API does ...
Suggested by: killianbe (27 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 30 Jun, '21 • Comments: 0
Hide report issue on unavailable items
Suggested by: Emily Clarke (25 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Sep, '21 • Comments: 0
Add Spacing to the Requests Page
On the discover page there is good spacing between the search bar and Movie/TV section but there is no spacing on the requests page between Movies/Tv/Albums and ...
Suggested by: John Trask (03 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Sep, '20 • Comments: 0
Ability to specify number of items to show per page
Perhaps a user selectable number of items to show on page in preferences up to a reasonable limit with those over limit available with a next page link.
Suggested by: John (05 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 05 Aug, '20 • Comments: 4
Want to be able to Manually Move something in Queue to be downloaded first over something else.
Would like ability to manually choose something to be downloaded first over another movie or tv show that may be liked less.
Suggested by: Jason Lloyd (18 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '20 • Comments: 3
Disable auto approval for some users when storage gets low.
Would like to be able to disable requests for some users or in general when storage reaches a configurable percentage. * Warning level disable requests for some ...
Suggested by: Paul (16 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 16 Aug, '21 • Comments: 1