Creating My Output File

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Creating My Output File

Post by hoofhearted4 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:42 am

I'm sure this has been asked. I searched a little on google and these forums and couldn't find what I wanted.

Is it possible to have Handbrake create a folder that's the name of the movie when it outputs? For example output to M:\Movies\Avengers\Avengers.mp4? I like my movies in folders but I don't see a way for Handbrake to create that folder.

Thanks all!

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Re: Creating My Output File

Post by Woodstock » Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:27 pm

That depends upon whether or not your source file is in an appropriately-named folder. If it is, you can use:

Tools->Preferences->Output Files, Automatic File Naming, and include {source_folder_name} in the default path.

If not, you're stuck with manually adding the folder name to the output path.

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Re: Creating My Output File

Post by Harald » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:02 pm

this isn't working for some years now.
im now on linux and also not working.

would be nice if it was back by preferences--> auto_name_template
like : {source_folder_name}/{source}
where {source_folder_name} = parent folder name of sourcefile

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Re: Creating My Output File

Post by rollin_eng » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:11 pm

I don’t think HB has ever created the folder.

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